Log on to the computer running Windows 2000 as a local or domain administrator. Note that if you are installing SharePoint Portal Server on a computer running Exchange Server, you must be a domain administrator.
Insert the SharePoint Portal Server CD into your CD-ROM drive. See Figure 7.1 below for visual of installation screen.
Figure 7.1. Default installation splash screen.
Click Server Installation. The SharePoint Portal Server setup wizard appears. You can also go to the Server folder on the CD, and then double-click Setup.exe.
Follow the instructions that appear in the setup wizard. ...