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How to install server 2000 on a poweredge 2300

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July 21, 2012 10:57:23 PM

Hello,
so I just got a dell poweredge 2300
and i have been trying to put on windows 2000 server. and i have been trying to download it and it will tell me setup will return after reboot and during the reboot it will restart the whole setup process! do you know how to help me! please be very specific. and do i need to download everything? thank you for reading
July 23, 2012 3:58:55 PM

computersmartness said:
Hello,
so I just got a dell poweredge 2300
and i have been trying to put on windows 2000 server. and i have been trying to download it and it will tell me setup will return after reboot and during the reboot it will restart the whole setup process! do you know how to help me! please be very specific. and do i need to download everything? thank you for reading


What exactly are you downloading?
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July 23, 2012 8:19:08 PM

i am trying to download windows server 2000 onto a dell poweredge 2300 :D 
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July 23, 2012 8:28:17 PM

computersmartness said:
i am trying to download windows server 2000 onto a dell poweredge 2300 :D 


Where are you downloading it from? Are you trying to do a network install?
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July 23, 2012 8:30:52 PM

im downloading the os from the original cd disk no copy, and no i am not doing a network install because im not on a network
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July 23, 2012 9:46:37 PM

wombat_tg said:
Where are you downloading it from? Are you trying to do a network install?

im downloading the os from the original cd disk no copy, and no i am not doing a network install because im not on a network
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July 24, 2012 12:19:26 PM

Since that server uses SCSI disks you will almost certainly need to load the appropriate drivers during installation. You do this by pressing F6 as installation starts and then inserting a floppy disk containg the driver.
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