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Windows® Small Business Server 2008: Administrator’s Pocket Consultant by Craig Zacker

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Installing Windows SBS 2008

Once your hardware is in place and you have made all the necessary decisions, you are ready to perform the Windows SBS 2008 installation. Considering all that the setup process accomplishes, the installation process for Windows SBS 2008 is remarkably easy. A clean installation (that is, an installation performed on a blank hard disk) requires only a small amount of interaction; the setup program does nearly everything itself. Migrations from earlier versions of Windows SBS are a bit more problematic, however.

Performing a Clean Windows SBS 2008 Installation

To perform a clean installation of Windows SBS 2008 on a new computer, or on a computer with a hard disk that you can wipe clean, use the following procedure:

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