Create new named instance of SQL Server

I'm relatively new to SQL Server Administration, although I have used SQL Server databases in my Access and VB applications for years.

I have SQL Server installed in my development environment.  What I think I want to do is create a new named instance on that SQL Server so that when I open the Connect to Server dialog box in SSMS, it has another option "Client X", listed under the Server Names dropdown list.  My goal is to be able to restore a database from a clients computer to my development machine in the Client X named instance?

Am I using the right terminology?

Is this possible?  If so, what are the steps?
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Dale FyeOwner, Developing Solutions LLCAsked:
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Deepak ChauhanSQL Server DBACommented:
Yes this is possible. You can either restore the backup on existing instance which is already running on the Dev box or you can install another Named Instance.

1 . First install the SQL server named instance.
2 . Take a full backup of Client system database.
3. Copy the backupfile to the DEV Box local directory.
4. Connect the Named instance on Dev Box.
5. Restore the Database using backupfile.
Dale FyeOwner, Developing Solutions LLCAuthor Commented:
The piece I'm missing is #1, how to install the new named instance, I've done all of the other stuff before.
Deepak ChauhanSQL Server DBACommented:
No much difference between installation of Default installation and Named instance installtion almost similar. You have just check the "Named Instance" radio button and put the instance name "Client X" (in your case) on the installation page.

This is the link for installation screenshot for reference. This is for SQL server 2008 R2.

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Dale FyeOwner, Developing Solutions LLCAuthor Commented:
Thanks, just what I needed.
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