Chapter 3. Preparing for the Installation and Getting Started

You are likely to find yourself installing Microsoft Windows Server 2003 in various circumstances—a new installation for a new system, an upgrade of an existing Microsoft Windows installation, or perhaps even a new installation into a multiboot environment. You might need to install just a few systems, or you might need to deploy hundreds—or even thousands—in a diverse network environment.

Windows Server 2003 supports both interactive and automated setup processes, providing flexibility in how you install and configure the operating system. You can even fully automate the installation of a basic or fully configured operating ...

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