Installed Microsoft's free Hyper-V 2012 R2 product tonight. It boots into what resembles "Safe Mode with Command Prompt" and supports Remote Desktop. Disabled its firewall by running
netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state off and also had to disable the firewall on my Windows 7 laptop for the free 5Nine Manager for Hyper-V to work correctly.
Ran Install-WindowsFeature FS-Fileserver to enable the default file share of \\server\c$