Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard Step-by-step Installation Guide

The "Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard Installation Guide" is now live on the Microsoft Download Center and available to customers worldwide for free. Use this guide to help you install Windows SBS 2011 Standard. This guide contains step-by-step instructions to install Windows SBS 2011 Standard and information about the Getting Started tasks that you […]

The "Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard Installation Guide" is now live on the Microsoft Download Center and available to customers worldwide for free. Use this guide to help you install Windows SBS 2011 Standard. This guide contains step-by-step instructions to install Windows SBS 2011 Standard and information about the Getting Started tasks that you must complete to configure your server.

"During the installation, WSBS 2011 Standard configures applications and features, which include: the Windows SBS Console, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Standard with SP1, Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Express, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 with SP2, and Remote Web Access."

There're two ways that SBS 2011 Standard can be installed on a computer:

  • You bought a computer from an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), and the computer is preinstalled with Windows SBS 2011 Standard. If this is the case, you must complete only the final phase of the installation.
  • You bought a computer (or you are using an existing computer), and you want to install Windows SBS 2011 Standard from the DVD," the company added.

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