Installing SharePoint 2013 Preview and provisioning first site collection

You must be aware that Microsoft has just launched SharePoint 2013 preview one day ago. In this post I will discuss about how to install SharePoint Server 2013 Preview and at last we will create new site collection as well.

Step – 1:

Make sure that your system meets all minimum criteria for SharePoint Server 2013 system requirements :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485%28office.15%29.aspx

Step – 2 :

Now start with getting SharePoint 2013 Server Preview. Download link http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30345 , you should get product key in you email.

Step – 3 :

Run the setup file and install all prerequisite softwares.

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step 4:

Once all prerequisite installer finished you should see following screen similar to below image

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Step – 5:

Now start installing SharePoint 2013 Server Preview. Provide the product key from your email.

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Leave the file location as default and click Install Now.

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This will take a while so grab your tea or coffee now 🙂

step –  6:

SharePoint Configuration Wizard

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Step – 7:

Once SharePoint Configuration finished it will open central administration

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Our first site collection is ready to use now…

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Hope that helps..!!

3 thoughts on “Installing SharePoint 2013 Preview and provisioning first site collection

  1. Dear aanu

    Thanks for this installation steps

    I am Jenkins NS, In my Laptop i was install Sharepoint 2010 and learning using that, please guide how install sharepoint 2013 preview over there , without affecting sharepoint 2010

    Advance Thanks

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