How to Install ESXI on the Dell Precision 490

Written by t.m. wit
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If you have purchased VMWare's ESXI hypervisor software, you will need to install it on your computer before you can use it. In order to install ESXI software, you will need the product code. The product code is an anti-piracy measure designed to prevent illegal copies of ESXI from being installed.

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  1. 1

    Turn on your computer and allow your Windows operating system to load.

  2. 2

    Place the ESXI installation disc in your optical drive. The installation program will appear on your desktop.

  3. 3

    Click "Next" at the welcome screen.

  4. 4

    Enter your product code.

  5. 5

    Select a directory in which to install ESXI, then click "Next." Allow for the installation process to complete.

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