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Lesson 10Windows Setup GUI for Network Installation
Objective Use the Setup GUI to install networking components for Windows.

Windows Setup GUI and Install Networking

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.
The second part of the GUI portion installs networking components

The network setting

Windows allows for two types of network settings, Typical and Custom, which are described in the following table.
Setting Description
Typical Installs Client for Microsoft Networks, File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks, and Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
Custom Creates custom network connections: for example, configuring a static IP address, configuring the computer as a WINS client, or adding NetBIOS Enhanced User Interface (NetBEUI).
You should also choose the Custom option if you need to configure the Windows computer to be a client or gateway to a Novell NetWare server.


Starting from the beginning

Now that you have seen all of the installation components, practice proceeding through the entire process of installing Windows Server in the following Simulation:
Installing Windows Text Mode

Windows Setup Wizard Exercise

Click the links below to apply your knowledge about the installation process in a Problem Solver exercise.
Windows Setup Wizard - Exercise