Windows 2000 Professional installation process part 02 - Windows Project.

 

Note: For better loading time; this installation of Windows 2000 Professional is divided into multiple page.  This is *Part 02*, and you can find the first page in Part 01. or view the one page version of Windows 2000 Professional installation.

 

Installing Windows 2000 Professional (Part 02).

 

19.  Windows 2000 Professional Setup screen then display Personalize Your Software, in this screen type in your name in the Name box and type in name of your organization in the Organization box.

 

Name:

 <Consult your system Administrator>

Organization:

 <Consult your system Administrator>

 

 

Click [Next >] button to continue with the setup process.

Install Windows 2000 Professional: Personalize Your Software

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20.  Windows 2000 Professional Setup screen then display Your Product Key, type in the Product Key for your Windows 2000 Professional in the Product Key box.  You can find this 25 character Product Key in the back of your Windows 2000 Professional CD case or consult your system Administrator.  Make sure that you properly key in the right product key or you cannot proceed to next installation process

 

Click [Next >] button to continue with the setup process.

Install Windows 2000 Professional: Your Product Key

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21.  Windows 2000 Professional Setup screen then display Computer Name and Administrator Password, type in the computer name in the Computer name box.  Type in an administrator password in the Administrator password box, then retype the same administrator password again in the Confirm password box.

 

 

Computer name:

 <Consult your system Administrator>

 

Administrator password:

 

Confirm password:

 

 

 

 

 

Click [Next >] button to continue with the setup process.

Install Windows 2000 Professional: Computer Name and Administrator Password

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22.  Windows 2000 Professional Setup screen then display Date and Time Settings, adjust the date & time and time zone configuration as necessary.

 

Click [Next >] button to continue with the setup process.

Install Windows 2000 Professional: Date and Time Settings

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23.  Windows 2000 Professional Setup screen then display Networking Settings, the screen also show the progress bar on Windows installs networking components.

 

Install Windows 2000 Professional: Install Networking Components image

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24.  After Windows install networking components progress bar complete, the screen then display two options (Typical setting and Custom setting) for networking setting.

Choose the Typical setting to:

Creates network connections using the Client for Microsoft Networks, File and Printing Sharing for Microsoft Networks, and the TCP/IP transport protocol with automatic addressing.

 

Click [Next >] button to continue with the setup process.

Install Windows 2000 Professional: Networking Setting image

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25.  Windows 2000 Professional Setup screen then display Workgroup or Computer Domain settings, on this screen you can choose to join the existing Domain (Collection of computers defined by a network administrator) or be in Workgroup (Collection of computers that have the same workgroup name). 

 

Select by clicking the radio button to:

No, this computer is not on a network, or is on a network without a Domain.

Type a workgroup name in the following box.

 

Note: The configuration on the connection Windows 2000 Professional workstation to the existing Domain is on the 'Step-by-step how to connect Windows 2000 Professional to Windows Domain' lab project.

 

Click [Next >] button to continue with the setup process.

Install Windows 2000 Professional: Workgroup or Computer Domain

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26.  Windows 2000 Professional Setup screen then display progress bar on the status of installing Windows 2000 components.  Wait until Setup install all the components.  This process may take several minutes to finish.

 

Install Windows 2000 Professional: Installing Components

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27.  Windows 2000 Professional Setup screen then display Performing Final Tasks window.  On this screen progress bar show the progress on Setup to complete a  final set of task. 

 

Please wait until Setup complete:

    Installs Start menu items

    Registers components

    Saves settings

    Remove any temporary files used

 

Install Windows 2000 Professional: Performing Final Tasks

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28.  After Setup complete Performing Final Tasks, the Windows 2000 Professional Setup screen then display massage that we have successfully completed Windows 2000 setup.  Remove the Windows 2000 Professional installation media from the CD-ROM drive then ...

 

Click [Finish] button to restart the computer ...

Install Windows 2000 Professional: Completing the Windows 2000 setup Wizard

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29.  Splash screen display Windows 2000 Professional on the first boot up after installation.

 

Install Windows 2000 Professional: First boot

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30.  After Windows finish loading (Starting up...), then the screen of Windows 2000 Professional, display the Welcome window of the "Network Identification Wizard".

 

Click [Next >] button to continue with the setup process.

Install Windows 2000 Professional: Welcome Network Identification Wizard

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31.  The Network Identification Wizard window screen then prompt you the question "who can log on on this computer?"... if you using this computer yourself or only you the user of the computer, click on the radio button that say "Windows always assume the following user has logged on to this computer:"  then set password for the user if needed.  or

 

if this computer is for the use of multiple users (e.g.  for public computer network) the select "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer".  The only user for this computer now is Administrator, this means that the Administrator have to logon on this computer and set up the user account or join domain to make this computer available to use for other users.

 

Click [Next >] button to continue with the setup process.

Install Windows 2000 Professional: Users of this computer

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32.  To complete the Network Identification Wizard, click [Finish] button.

 

Install Windows 2000 Professional: Network Identification Wizard

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33.  Now the Log On To Windows screen appear, this screen only available if we select "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer" option and enter the password on the above procedure (Network Identification Wizard --> Users of This Computer).

 

if you select "Windows always assume the following user has logged on to this computer:" option on above procedure (Network Identification Wizard --> Users of This Computer) and leave the password box blank (didn't set any password) the system will login automatically and this Log On screen will never appear.

 

Enter the user name and password for the user can click [OK] button to start login to the system.

Install Windows 2000 Professional: Log On to Windows

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34.   The system start to load and the Windows 2000 Professional desktop will appear.

Install Windows 2000 Professional: Getting Started

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Note: 

Congratulation!!! now are expert on installing Windows 2000 Professional :-) ...  but job aren't finish yet, now it's time to customize Windows 2000 Professional and start to install drivers, install service packs, setup network and join the Windows 2000 Domain.

 

Back to:-  Step by step guide on installing Windows 2000 Professional - Part 01.

 

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