Windows 2016 Workstation Converter

Automatically Convert Your Server to a Workstation

I have been hard at work trying to automate the majority of the conversion, but some things are proving to be a bit tricker than you’d expect due to things like Group Policy restrictions or security settings. If you wish to share any ideas or improvements, please use the comments box at the bottom of this page.


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Converter Instructions Here

This script is provided as is. You are free to make any modifications you wish however, WindowsWorkstation.com will not accept any responsibility for any damage to your PC as a result.

The following table describes where we’re up to(v1.2a):

1.1 –
Installation

No

1.3 –
OS Language

No

1.4 –
Computer Name

Yes

1.5 –
Owner Information

Yes

1.6 –
Local Administrator Username

Yes

2.1 –
Wireless Networking

Yes

2.2 –
Enabling Sound

Yes

3.1 –
Disabling Ctrl+Alt+Del

No (Controlled by Local Group
Policy)

3.2 –
Password Restrictions

No (Controlled by Local Group
Policy)

3.3 –
Disabling the Shutdown Event Tracker

Yes

4.1 –
Disabling I.E. Enhanced Security

Yes

4.2 –
Enabling Adobe Flash Player

Yes

5.1 –
Performance for Applications


Yes

5.2 –
Enabling Memory Compression

Yes

6.1 –
Enabling Visual Effects and Thumbnails

Yes

6.2 –
Adding Desktop Icons

Work in Progress

6.3 –
Disabling Taskbar Grouping

Yes

7.1 –
Disabling D.E.P.

BIOS based PCs:
Yes
Secure UEFI based PCs: No
due to nature of Secure Boot

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