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Cannot install .Net 3.5 on windows Server 2012 (R2)

Remove updates:
KB2966826
KB2966827
KB2966828

Proceed with installation from Server Management.

Reference:
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/5a786052-38a1-46f9-add2-e6487bc6a8aa/net-framework-20-and-35-feature-install-fails-on-windows-server-2012-rc?forum=winserver8setup

Some more information for Server 2012 R2, under WSUS:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2734782

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Change Key for registration on Windows Server 2012

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2750773

How to add Disk Cleanup to Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2012 R2

After operating system upgrade, how to delete the windows.old folder.  Disk Cleanup is missing from windows Server 2008 and 2012 installation.  It is necesarry to install the Desktop Experience feature to have Disk Cleanup available.

To get to Disk Cleanup after installation and reboot, open the properties of the disk where the windows.old file and click the Disk Cleanup button.  In the window thata appears click the Clean up system files in the new window select Previous Windows Installation(s) and confirm.

Reference:
http://goo.gl/6GVRbv

http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/2527-windows-old-folder-delete-windows-8-a.html

WSUS Post install fails on Windows Server 2012

From an elevated command line find the folder:
%programfiles%\update services\tools
run:
wsusutil.exe postinstall CONTENT_DIR=C:\Wsus
(this works for default installation through the Server Manager)

More options and details:
http://blogs.technet.com/b/reshard_sharps_blog/archive/2013/08/18/wsus-post-deployment-configuration-fails.aspx