Install Windows Server (Step by Step)

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Installing a windows server is a routine task for systems administrators in their professional life. All the versions of Windows server have similar process when it comes to installing server. This is a beginner guide for windows administrators to understand the step-by-step guide to install Windows server. In this example we are using Windows server 2019 standard edition with desktop experience (graphic user interface). However one can install the non GUI version as well if needed.

Boot the system with server operating system media using DVD/USB.

Windows server boot.

Select the language, Time and keyboard settings and click next.

server language selection

Click install now.

install server

You will find a message setup is starting. Just wait for a while.

server setup.

Select appropriate operating system and click next.

install with desktop experience

Accept the license agreement and click next.

setup agrement

Select Custom installation second option.

server install options

Select the disk and click on new.

It will ask you to define partition size. Let’s keep it 40GB and click on apply. You can modify it as per your own requirements.

Following message will appear. Click OK.

System will create some partitions automatically. Click OK. Select the appropriate partition for operating system and click next.

Installation will start in a while and take few minutes to complete.

After a while system will restart automatically.

Set the windows administrator password and click finish.

Your windows installation is successful and ready to use.

Now you understand the process how to install windows server. If you want to understand the process of Windows 10 installation, please have a look on our article “How to install Windows 10“.

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