Verified and Tested 02/27/2015
This how-to will guide you through enabling audio in your Windows Server 2012 R2. This is a quick and easy process and should take less than five minutes.
- Administrative access
Enabling Audio on Windows Server 2012 R2
First, open Server Manager by going to Start>Server Manager.
Once Server Manager opens, click on Tools in the top right of the window and select Services.
In the right pane of Services, scroll down to Windows Audio and double click on it. In Windows Audio Properties, change Startup Type to Automatic and click on Start under Service Status. Once done, click OK.
Now you have audio enabled! Come back and check for new updates.