Use setup GUI to select regional settings, licensing, and domain
Installing Windows Setup Wizard using GUI to select regional settings
Use the setup GUI to select regional settings, licensing, and domain information for Windows.
After the text mode of Setup completes, you move into the GUI phase of Setup. Here you will make decisions about which network components to install, the name of the computer, and whether the computer will participate in a workgroup or domain.
After the basic file copy process takes place during the text-based phase, the computer restarts and the GUI mode phase of the installation process begins.
Regional settings allow you to specify how Windows will display dates, times, currency, and numbers, and whether to use U.S. or metric measurements.
You can set the System Locale and Keyboard Layout, which are explained in the following table.
Current System Locale
Affects the way programs display dates, times, currency, and numbers. You usually choose the locale that matches your location, for example, French (Canada).
Current Keyboard Layout
Accommodates the special characters and symbols used in different languages. Your keyboard layout determines which characters appear when you press keys on the keyboard.
During the GUI phase of installation, the Setup Wizard prompts you to provide information outlined in the following Slideshow:
Server optional components
The following MouseOver describes the Windows optional components you will be prompted for when installing one of the server editions.
Installing Windows Optional Components
In the next lesson, you will continue using the Windows Setup Wizard.