Feb 132008

Windows Server 2008 is the most advanced Windows Server operating system yet, designed to power the next-generation of networks, applications, and Web services. With Windows Server 2008 you can develop, deliver, and manage rich user experiences and applications, provide a highly secure network infrastructure, and increase technological efficiency and value within your organization.

Windows Server 2008 builds on the success and strengths of its Windows Server predecessors while delivering valuable new functionality and powerful improvements to the base operating system. New Web tools, virtualization technologies, security enhancements, and management utilities help save time, reduce costs, and provide a solid foundation for your information technology (IT) infrastructure.

This tutorial will show you how to install windows server 2008

You need to boot from Windows server 2008 CD/DVD first screen as follows here you need to select langusge and keyboard input click next

Next screen shows you welcome screen click install now

If you have the product key enter and click next

Click yes in the following screen if don’t enter the product key in above step

Select your windows server 2008 product version and check box at the bottom of the screen click next

Accept the license click next

You need to click on custom installation

Now you need to create you hard drive partitions

If you click on the Drive options (advanced) link on the above screen you should see similar to the following screen after creating your partitions click next

This will start the installation process

Windows server 2008 installation process completed now it will automatically reboot your server

After rebooting you should see similar to the following screen here you need to click on ok

Enter administrator password two times and click on arrow mark –>

Password changed sucessfully and you can login now.

That’s it this part of the tutorial completed we will see how to configure network,firewall, remote desktop,domain controller in coming articles stay tuned

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  22 Responses to “Windows server 2008 Step By Step Installation guide”

  1. Cheers on the info! There’s also experts on hand to answer all your Serve 2008 questions at the Heroes Happen Here launch events around the US.

    Fred Reckling
    Microsoft 2008 Joint Launch Team

  2. hi,
    i am facing some problem when installation is successfully .
    how to enable administrator password at installation time

  3. thanks alot
    but how to setup directory and dns and dhcb and security

  4. what is the admin password

  5. what is the admin password???

  6. hi
    iam very happy to view this type of instaaltion in the windows refrence .com i like it thank you

  7. how can i configure this server

  8. I think Its not sufficient information for server installation because most of the server machine disk are RAID as we have therefore I request you to include server installation guide in RAID hardisk.

    Thanks &Regards
    Narapati Kalita

  9. hi,
    i am facing some problem when installation is successfully .
    how to enable administrator password at installation time

  10. hi,
    i am facing some problem when installation is successfully .
    what is administrator password and how to enable it at installation time

  11. This is ok, but how to configure the all services which is need for admins

  12. i want to create an dns server

    tell me my
    Id errorocomp@gmail.com

  13. Thanks a lot but how to configure dns,dhcp and other server services

  14. Hi I have done the installation and changed the password but after I log on I only get a command prompt screen and nothing else. Please help!!!!!!!!!

  15. your information is very helpful! and i like the idea of this website! windowsreference! easy to remember!

  16. Thank you for your guaide

  17. what is the administrator password

  18. Sir
    What is the Administrator password?

  19. Hi these version is very interested.bun i am very confuse from policies
    From Parvesh Notiyal

  20. need sever 2008 full steps guide.

  21. Hi,
    This document is very useful. thank you.
    Could you gives us step by step details to configure 2008 server as terminal server?


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