Installing Windows Essential Business Server

Applies To: Windows Essential Business Server

Installing Windows® Essential Business Server includes tasks such as preparing for and performing the installation, understanding the state of your servers after the software installation, and recovering from errors that you may encounter during the installation. This section provides information and procedures for completing the installation process.

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Read the Windows EBS release notes before you begin to install Windows EBS. The release notes contain late-breaking information that is critical to properly install and configure Windows EBS. To download the latest updated version of the release notes, visit the Microsoft Web site (