Windows cannot find the Microsoft Software License Terms

Problem description:

When trying to in install Windows Server 2012 R2 as a Hyper-V Guest, you receive the following error message:

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“Windows cannot find the Microsoft Software License Terms. Make sure the installation sources are valid and restart the installation”

 

Cause:

The Ressources (e.g. RAM) don’t match the requirements from Microsoft.

 

Resolution:

1. Shutdown the server
2. Open the Settings for the Hyper-V guest
3. Adjust Memory from 512MB to a higher value (e.g. 1024MB)
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4. Start the server

After the adjustment you are able to proceed with the installation.

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