To install SQL Server, insert the DVD in the drive on the server and follow these steps:
If the startup sequence doesn’t start automatically, select Computer from the Start menu and double-click the DVD drive.
The first dialog box that appears, shown in Figure 25-1, advises that Microsoft .NET Framework and an updated Windows Installer will be installed as part of the SQL Server installation. Click OK.
Figure 25-1. The first setup dialog box
The SQL Server Installation Center, shown in Figure 25-2, opens. The following sections describe the links on each page.
Figure 25-2. The SQL Server Installation Center