Perform basic configuration of all computers

Published: May 26, 2010

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

Before installing or configuring other technologies, it is important to perform basic computer configuration on the two computers that are running Windows Server® 2008 R2 and on the two computers that are running Windows® 7.

After installing the operating system, you must rename the computer and configure networking. To perform these actions, use the following topics.

  1. Rename the computer

  2. Configure a static IP address

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