A Look At Windows Server 2008

Starting up for the First Time

The installation process does not ask the user for an administrator password. Instead, the operating system asks for a new password when it starts up for the first time. Again, the resemblance to Vista’s log-on screen is obvious.

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After entering the new password, the user reaches the Windows desktop where he is greeted by a wizard for the initial server configuration.

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A well-organized page details the basic steps necessary for the basic configuration of the server. The links jump directly to the dialog boxes for the particular settings.

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