Experiment # Window Server 2003 Installation Window Server 2003: Windows Server 2003 (sometimes referred to as Win2K3) is a server

operating system produced by Microsoft, introduced on 24 April 2003. An updated version, Windows Server 2003 R2, was released to manufacturing on 6 December 2005. Its successor, Windows Server 2008, was released on 4 February 2008. According to Microsoft, Windows Server 2003 is more scalable and delivers better performance than its predecessor. The installation takes the following steps. 1. Start the computer by inserting the CD. The following message will appear.

2. Setup will proceed towards this step.

You can press F6 if you need to install additional SCSI adapters or other mass-storage devices.3. Make sure you have one handy. . If you do you will be asked to supply a floppy disk with the drivers and you CANNOT browse it (or a CD for that matter).

Select To Setup Windows Server 2003 Now.don't do anything. If not. If you plan to install a new copy of 2003 . If you want. you can try to fix it by pressing R. For that you need a good backup created by the Windows Server 2003 backup program. you can press F2 to run the ASR sequence. 5. If you want. and if you have a previous installation of the OS. just press ENTER. and the ASR floppy disk.4. .

If not. and if you have a previous installation of the OS. Read and accept the licensing agreement and press F8 if you accept it. Select or create the partition on which you will install Windows Server 2003. you can try to fix it by pressing R. just press ENTER. 8. If you want. Select To Setup Windows Server 2003 Now. 7.6. Depending upon your existing disk configuration choose one of the .

following. .If the hard disk is unpartitioned. you can create and size the partition on which you will install Windows Server 2003.

We will use NTFS. Select a file system for the installation partition.9. Windows 2000. and Windows NT are the only Microsoft operating systems that you can use to gain access to data on a local hard disk that is formatted with NTFS. you can use Setup to select the file system with which to format the partition. Windows Server 2003 supports the NTFS file system in addition to the file allocation table (FAT) and FAT32 file systems. After you create the partition on which you will install Windows Server 2003. Windows Server 2003. Windows XP Professional. If you plan to gain access to files that are on a local Windows Server 2003 partition with the Microsoft Windows 95 or Windows 98 operating systems. . you should format the partition with a FAT or FAT32 file system.

Now system will copy the files.10.Pc would be rebooted into graphical mode. 11. .

You don't need to do anything at this stage. 13.12. The installation page will appear. . It will then begin to load device drivers based upon what it finds on your computer.

Click Customize to change regional settings. Your keyboard layout determines which characters appear when you press keys on the keyboard. and numbers. If you don't need to make any changes just press Next. for example. Current Keyboard Layout .14. .Affects how programs display dates. French (Canada). Choose the locale that matches your location. times. if necessary. • • Current System Locale . currency.Accommodates the special characters and symbols used in different languages.

Type your name and organization.15. 16. .Type the product key.

Type the computer name and a password for the local Administrator account.17. Enter the appropriate license type and number of purchased licenses. . 18.

and time zone settings. 20. . time. Setup will now install the networking components. Select the date.19.

You can change if you want. Click next to continue. then click next button to continue. it’s doesnt matter. 22. . Use the default workgroup that have been given by windows. Select typical setting on the networking settings.21.

.23.The installation will be completed in given time.

please put your username as administrator and password.The Window is starting up. . 25. then click ok. Welcome to Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition Login page. After press ctl+alt+del.24.

Enter the User name And Password. The installation has been succecfully done… .26.

27.You can now manage your server for further tasks. .