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Thursday, October 13, 2011

Installing Windows 8 Server

 

This procedure is tested on the Developer Preview.

Windows 8 Developer Preview has now been out for a few weeks.  I’ve given it a try on a touch device and thought that it work well.  I let my class try it out and they gave it positive comments.  Windows 8 Server Developer Preview is also out, but it is only available for MSDN subscribers.  Well this week we did an extra server installation exercise using Windows 8.  Following are a few of the screen shots from the installation

 

This installation is from a CD onto a virtual machine.

First up came the “What language do you speak” screen.

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So far nothing different from Windows 2008 R2.  Click Install.

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Here is a hint at what is to come. Notice the Full and Server Core is still present.  The new one is Features On Demand.  Full Installation is selected for this demo.

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The usual license agreement.

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Since this is a fresh installation, we are going to select Custom.

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Still nothing new (Except the color)  Click Drive options and format the drive.

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Once formatted, you can see Windows carved a little bit out for itself.

Click Next

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This installation does not take to long.

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Let Windows restart. (It may reboot twice)

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Provide the local Administrator password for the server.

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The new logon screen.

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Provide your credentials

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Finally, you arrive at the Dashboard of the Server Manager.

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Not a whole lot to relearn at this point.  Testing will continue as I try to look at the management of this first look at the future of Windows.

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