Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step with Screen shots

Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step
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In this post we will discuss about step by step by installation of Windows server 2016 on Hyper V manager. Before starting the installation you can check the installation requirements.

Software and Hardware requirement to install Window server 2016:
1- System Requirements and Installation
Review system requirements
The following are estimated system requirements for the Windows Server 2016. If your computer has less than the “minimum” requirements, you will not be able to install this product correctly.

Processor
Minimum:
1.4 GHz 64-bit processor
Compatible with x64 instruction set
Supports NX and DEP
Supports CMPXCHG16b, LAHF/SAHF, and PrefetchW
Supports Second Level Address Translation (EPT or NPT)

RAM
The following are the estimated RAM requirements for this product:

Minimum:
512 MB
ECC (Error Correcting Code) type or similar technology
Storage controller and disk space requirements
The following are the estimated minimum disk space requirements for the system partition.
Minimum: 32 GB

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Then follow the installation steps:

2- Open Virtual manager and click on new and select Virtual machine

Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step
Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step

Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step

3- New Virtual machine wizard will open, click on next

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Windows-Server-2016-Installation-Step-by-Step-1.png

4- Assign name and location where you want to save this. Browse and select path and click ok

Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step
Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step

5- On this page, it will ask about Assign memory. Here enter your amount of memory and click on next

Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step
Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step

Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step

6- On the configure networking page, select your connection if you have created or create and assign

step by step installation windows server 2016
step by step installation windows server 2016

 

7- On connect virtual disk page, create new disk and assign size then click next

step by step installation windows server 2016
step by step installation windows server 2016

8- Here we will select Download ISO file, by selecting image file (.iso) and browse then next

Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step 6
Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step 6

9- Once click on next, summary wizard screen will come, Verify all and click on finish

Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step 7
Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step 7

10- Now we will go back to Hyper-V manager and we will select virtual machine and we will start this machine, click on start from right side

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Windows-Server-2016-Installation-Step-by-Step-10

11- Once you will start the machine status will get change from OFF to start

step by step installation windows server 2016
step by step installation windows server 2016

step by step installation windows server 2016

12- Double click on machine or click on connect button to start installation of server 2016. When the Windows Setup page appears, select your language, time format and keyboard then click on Next button.

13- Now click Install now button to start the installation.

Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step 13
Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step 13

14- Now on the windows setup, enter your key or click on highlighted, it will take you to next page.

15- Here select as given below or select which you want.

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Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step 15

Note: Desktop Experience can be installed using the Initial Configuration Tasks Wizard or Server Manager. Installing Desktop Experience does not automatically turn on any of the features it installs, and any features that require configuration changes must be manually enabled.
Desktop Experience includes:
– Windows Media Player
– Windows Defender
– Desktop themes (Windows 2008 only)
– Snipping Tool
– Windows SideShow
– Sync Center
– Character Map
– Sound Recorder
– Disk Cleanup
– Video for Windows (AVI support)
– Support for desktop apps (Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 only)
– Windows Store (Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 only)
– PC settings (Windows Server 2012 R2 only)
– Integrated search (Windows Server 2012 R2 only)
– The ability to play a slide show on the lock screen (Windows Server 2012 R2 only)
16- Put a checkmark in the box next to the I accept license terms and click on the Next button.

17- As we are installing first time select the Custom: Install Windows only (advanced) option for windows installation or you can select the first option if you want to upgrade.

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Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step 17

18- Select the hard drive that you want to install the windows server on then click on the new button to do the partitions.

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Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step 18

19- Once click on apply it will create new disk with reserve disk, now select disk and click on next.

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Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step 19

20- After clicking next the System starts coping all the files from the external drive to internal drive
21- It will take some time so be patient and your system will be restarted several times.

22- It will start installation and below will be the screen shot will look the same while installation start.

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Windows-Server-2016-Installation-Step-by-Step-22

23- When the system copied all the files and restarted, now you’ll have to finalize your task by entering the required details. Type complex password (composed of uppercase, lowercase, symbol and numbers) twice in the boxes and click on the Finish button.

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Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step 23

24- It will finalizing our setting screen will appear will take some second

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Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step 24

25- Press ctrl+alt+del buttons to jump start the screen to a login page and inside the box below the administrator user name, enter the password and press Enter button from the keyboard to sign in

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Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step 25

26- Once enter successfully you will be on screen of windows server 2016 home screen page.

27- This will be the server manage Dashboard for Windows server 2016

Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step 27
Windows Server 2016 Installation Step by Step 27

Hope this will be helpful.

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