Install Windows Server 2019 DataCenter to Parallels Desktop for Mac

I have some errands to run, so install Windows Server 2019 DataCenter in Parallels Desktop.


Download Windows Server

Download Windows Server 2019 from


Click Windows Server 2019.


Sort by release date, and click Download button.


Install Windows Server

Install Windows Server to Parallels Desktop.




If you wish GUI, select Windows Server 2019 DataCenter (Desktop Experience).



Select Productivity.


Turn on Customize settings before installation.


Write note in Description.


Make an adjustment of Memory.


Check summary.


Wait a few minutes to complete the installation.


Exec Windows Update

Run Windows Update after finished OS installation.



Event Viewer

Server Manager provide Tools menu that contain Event Viewer and more.