Live updating operating systems using virtualization
The remaining space in the system should be reserved for data files, services, utilities and so on.
We highly discourage storage of user data files on the boot partition on servers, while on workstations this is acceptable practice which makes it easier for users to locate their data.
For workstations, we recommend using all space on a disk for the installation partition.
For servers, we recommend using about 4 GB of space on one disk for the operating system.
That latter group, in turn, has read access to all attributes of all objects in Active Directory.
To ensure security Windows 2000 should be the only operating system on the computer and be installed on a clean partition.Only on systems using NTFS can any reasonable security be presumed.Assign an Administrator account password The Computer Name and Administrator Password dialog box shown in Figure 2 provides a means of setting the password for the default Administrator account.This is not intended as a complete walk-through of the setup process.Configuring Disk Partitions During the initial text-mode setup of the system, setup will ask where to install Windows 2000. If there are multiple partitions or multiple hard disks they will be identified in the display.
That is, any previous operating system must be wiped clean from all hard disk partitions within the computer prior to installing Windows 2000.