After you’ve reviewed all the relevant information in the previous sections and are at last ready to perform an initial installation of SQL Server, follow these steps:
On the Installation page of the SQL Server Installation Center, click the link for New Installation or Add Features To An Existing Installation. SQL Server 2008 Setup launches.
The Setup Support Rules are run. Click See Details to see the list of rules, as shown in Figure 25-6. Click OK if all rules show as Passed. Review any warnings to determine their relevance to your network. Correct the relevant warnings and all Failed rules before proceeding.