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