hi frenz ....after succesfully installing the windowserver 2008 iso on a vmware...installation was successfull, but didnt see any thing like windows start button. is just showing a command prompt and the windows desktop....what can i do from here am jst confuse bcause the desktop is blank...and no way to access like the server manager or any apps or so....an i tried typing dcpromo, thinking maybe it reguires me to create a domain or domain controller b4 it will show the features of the windows.

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If you are looking at a command prompt, it sounds like you installed Server Core instead of GUI.

commented: thanks alot +0

yeah thanks i reinstalled it to the gui version of it

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