System Requirement to Install Windows Server 2008.
|CPU socket||1 GHz (x86 processor) or 1.4 GHz (x64 processor)||2 GHz or faster|
|Memory (RAM)||512 MB RAM||2 GB RAM or greater|
|Hard disks and available storage space||10 GB||40 GB or greater|
Installation Steps :
Step 1: Insert the Windows Server CD/DVD . Select the DVD drive as the first boot priority to boot the Windows server 2008.
Step 2 : After booting the Window will look like this ,
Step 3: Select the Language and Time and currency format then click Next.
Step 4 : Click Install Now
Step 5 : There will be different types of installation and Select the installation option according to the requirement. and click Next.
Step 6 : Click “I accept the Licence agreement”.
Step 7: There are two type operating system installation
(a) Upgrade : Install Windows and keep files, settings and applications -> It is basically selected when user already have a old windows server installed on your environment and want to upgrade to Windows server 2012.
(b) Custom : Install Windows only -> It is basically selected when user want to install fresh Windows server.
Step 8 : Select the Drive and click Drive Option(advance) and click Next
Step 9 : Provide the hard disk space and click Apply and it prompt for confirmation and then click Next.
Step 10 : Now Installation stated.
Step 11 : Provide the effective Administrator Password and click Finish , after that unlock it by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL.
Step 12 : After the Login windows server , Initial Login Configuration tool and Server manager windows will automatically open on the Desktop.
Now Windows Server installed successfully…..!!!!!!.