Windows Server 2016

Hello All,
I am trying to teach myself more about Windows Server 2016.
I have a physical machine to use for the installation -
Acer Aspire M3201 -
AMD Phenom X4 9150
4GB Ram
1GB Nvidia Gigabyte GPU
DVD Drive.

However, this only has a 10/100 nic in it and the Windows Specifications state that Windows server 2016 needs a GB network card.

Surely I can use Windows Server on this machine, only 1 client machine will be connecting to it, and it's only going to be used for learning / testing etc.

Thanks for looking


Active Member
how would you like us to help you?

Basically looking for confirmation that Windows Server 2016 WILL run on a slower NIC (in this case a 10/100)


Windows Forum Team
Staff member
Premium Supporter
yes it will run fine on that system for testing

Superb - thanks for confirming my thoughts!

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