How to download Windows Server 2019 Preview

Microsoft released the first preview version of Windows Server 2019 (build number 17623). The system, dedicated to servers, is expected to be released in the second half with security enhancements and greater integration with Azure cloud services. Another novelty is a feature called Storage Spaces Direct, which allows you to manage storage units more easily, in addition to supporting Linux virtual machines.

Check out the next step in how to download the ISO file from the new Windows Server 2019. The preview is intended for IT professionals and companies who need to test application compatibility before migrating, but the download is freely available to any user .

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Step 1. To access the preliminary versions of Microsoft systems, you must sign up for the Windows Insider program. To do this, go to and click on "Become an insider";

Subscribe to the Windows Insider program

Step 2. After logging in to your Microsoft account, check the "I accept the terms of this agreement" item and click "Submit";

Agree to the terms of the agreement

Step 3. Now go to and, in the "Windows Server vNext LTSC Preview - Build 17623" section, select "Brazilian Portuguese" and press "Confirm";

Select the language in which you want to download Windows Server 2019 Preview

Step 4. Finally, click "Download Now" to begin downloading the ISO file from Windows Server 2019 Preview;

Downloading Windows Server 2019 Preview

Step 5. During system installation, you will need to enter the activation key. Use the following codes corresponding to the selected version.

  • Datacenter Edition - 6XBNX-4JQGW-QX6QG-74P76-72V67
  • Standard Edition - MFY9F-XBN2F-TYFMP-CCV49-RMYVH

Ready. Take advantage to test the news of the new Windows Server 2019 before the official release.

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