The media players that we use on our end user operating systems generally work on the operating system. However, the windows media player comes embedded on the Windows Server 2012 R2 server operating system.

To activate Windows Media Player on Windows Server 2012 R2

  •        Let's follow the steps of Server Manager> Manage> Add Roles and Features
  •        G Coming to Features section
  •        Let's activate the Desktop Experience option under the name User Interfaces and Infrastructure
  •        Let's restart our server by waiting for the required installation by saying “Finish”.

    Windows Media Player will be installed after these steps.