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I have installed SBS 2008 on my domain, however, I was sent three discs, one was documentation, and I guess the other two were for the installation. The installation process never asked me for another disc. What is that other disk for? it has product keys on it. Also, I noticed that outlook is not being installed on the computers that are being added to the domain by the server http://connect.  I thought outlook gets installed as part of the client package. Was I supposed to run that other disc for a specific purpose?
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Follow this guide and the links to ensure you captured everything...

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc527604.aspx

Cheers,

Bob...
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I did follow all the steps outlined in the link. Currently all that takes place when a new user\computer is implemented is the link to the companyweb site, the role assignment, and a welcome email is sent to the user. Outlook is not being installed. I wonder if it because the workstations came with trial versions of office 2007 preinstalled.
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Quite possibly, it might have detected it so not installed it...
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I will try an experiment and remove the trial version from one of the computers, then run the package again, and see if will install. Is there a way to run the client package without having to remove and add the user?
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Well I removed the trial version then removed from and re-added it to the domain, then ran the client package, still no outlook.
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Hopefully you can find soem of the answers on here... described differernet versions of Outlook and how they are integrated with SBS 2000

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/sbs/techinfo/planning/chartdesktop.mspx

Cheers,

Bob...
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Actually after looking around on line, seems that Microsoft stopped including Outlook after sbs 2003. Thanks to all of you for your input.
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