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uncompressing the files takes a good deal longer. After 20 minutes, the operating system is installed. The exact time it takes to install server core depends upon your hardware specifications. Faster disks will perform much faster installs… Windows Server 2008 takes up approximately 10 GB of hard drive space.12. Then the server reboots you'll be prompted with the new Windows Server 2008 type of login screen. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to log in.13. Click onOther User.14. The default Administrator is blank, so just type Administrator and press Enter.
Provide an installation guide on how to set up the Provide an installation guide on how to set up the Windows Server 2008 system and the networkWindows Server 2008 system and the network15. You will be prompted to change the user's password. You have no choice but to press Ok.16. In the password changing dialog box, leave the default password blank and enter a new, complex, at-least-7-characters-long new password twice. A password like "topsecret" is not valid (it's not complex), but one like "T0pSecreT!" sure is. Make sure you remember it.17. Finally, the desktop appears and that's it, you're logged on and can begin working. You will be greeted by an assistant for the initial server configuration, and after performing some initial configuration tasks, you will be able to start working.