Windows Server 2012 build 7850

Build of Windows Server 2012
Release nameMilestone 1
Compiled on2010-09-22
Expiration date
Timebomb2011-02-05 (+136 days)
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Windows Server 2012 build 7850 is the official Milestone 1 build of Windows Server 2012, which was uploaded to BetaArchive on 17 January 2015.[1] Due to its earliness, this build still uses Windows Server 2008 R2 branding in many areas and still uses kernel version 6.1.

This is the latest available build to use the Windows Classic theme by default, and it is more functional here than in its client counterpart (until Aero theme is applied).

Editions and keys[edit | edit source]

Edition / SKU Key
Standard + StandardCore HMG6P-C7VGP-47GJ9-TWBD4-2YYCD
Enterprise + EnterpriseCore 7P8GH-FV2FF-8FDCR-YK49D-D7P97
Datacenter + DatacenterCore 7X29B-RDCR7-J6R29-K27FF-H9CR9
ServerWeb + ServerWebCore YGTGP-9XH8D-8BVGY-BVK4V-3CPRF

Bugs and quirks[edit | edit source]

Installation[edit | edit source]

The messages shown when the setup is starting or restarting the computer have the last word cut off. This quirk persist until build 7904.

Blank charms bar[edit | edit source]

If the Windows Classic theme is used, the charms bar will appear to be blank.

General[edit | edit source]

If the Aero theme is applied, Windows Classic theme does not function anymore.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Setup[edit | edit source]

Interface[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]