Functional Overview of Windows Server 2003 Setup

This topic covers the details of what happens during an installation of Windows Server 2003. It examines the major milestones that occur during Setup to give you a basis for making configuration decisions. Step-by-step instructions are listed in the “Installing Windows Server 2003” section in this chapter.

Windows Server 2003 Setup works like an able seaman docking a ship to a pier. The seaman tosses a light line to shore and uses it to pull over a heavier line. He wraps the heavier line around a winch and uses it to pull across a much heavier line, and then he uses the heavier line to the secure the ship to the pier.

Setup docks Windows Server 2003 to a computer with three separate rounds of file ...

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