In This articles we will take you through the steps of deploying a Microsoft Windows Server 2016, configuring it, Windows Server 2016 comes in Standard and Datacenter editions and offers several types of installation for both editions. Desktop Experience (full GUI mode), Core (no GUI). We will go through the installation and configuration of Windows Server 2016 with a Desktop Experience type deployment, the initial setup.
Minimum System Requirements for Windows Server 2016
1.4 GHz 64-bit processor
512 MB – Core Installation
2 GB – for Server with Desktop Experience install
ECC (Error Correcting Code) type or similar
32 GB Storage
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Insert Windows Server 2016 DVD or Bootable USB and boot your computer from the USB/DVD. Boot to the DVD/USB ISO (you may have to go into bios or interrupt boot to boot from external media). Click the Next Button
Click Install now to start the installation of Windows Server 2016
Select the Windows Server 2016 Datacenter (Desktop Experience) option, then click Next.
Select the Drive partition where you want Windows installed and click Next. re-partition the drive at clicking on New since Drive 0 has unallocated space. it will utilize the whole drive for the partition and format it automatically. If you have existing partitions, you can delete them, or even extend them before selecting the destination to install Windows.
Getting files ready for installation,
The system will automatically reboot when finished. you may have to remove the USB or DVD and reboot so it boots to the hard drive.
Enter a password for the administrator account into the password and Reenter password fields then click Finish
The installation has now completed. The Desktop Experience is the Windows Server 2016 user interface.
type in your password and press ENTER to log in.
Windows Server 2016 Look and Feel.
Windows Server 2016 Datacenter (Desktop Experience) installation completed!