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An incompatible operating system was found

 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2016

Topic Last Modified: 2015-07-22

Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Setup can’t continue because it detected an incompatible operating system. You must install a compatible operating system on this computer before you install Exchange 2016. The following table shows the operating systems that are compatible with Exchange 2016.

importantImportant:
Exchange 2016 doesn’t support the Server Core installation option of Windows Server.

Supported operating systems for Exchange 2016

 

Component Requirement

Mailbox and Edge Transport server roles

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter

  • Windows Server 2012 Standard or Datacenter

Management tools

One of the following:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter

  • Windows Server 2012 Standard or Datacenter

  • 64-bit edition of Windows 10

  • 64-bit edition of Windows 8.1

For more information, see Exchange 2016 system requirements.

Having problems? Ask for help in the Exchange forums. Visit the forums at: Exchange Server, Exchange Online, or Exchange Online Protection.

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