Chapter 2. Installing PC-BSD

PC-BSD was designed to be easy to install. Even if you've never installed an operating system before, the default settings provided by the installer will allow for a quick and successful PC-BSD installation. If you have a spare computer and a PC-BSD DVD, you can install and start using PC-BSD in under 30 minutes.

This chapter is designed for both novice and advanced users. If you don't know what you're doing and are afraid of losing the data on your computer, start with the section "Using the Live DVD" later in this chapter. This will enable you to try out PC-BSD without destroying the data on your computer. You can then read through the rest of the chapter as you become more comfortable with the idea of performing ...

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