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Text Mode Phase
The second major phase of the Windows NT Server installation process occurs after the first reboot. The system loads the Windows NT boot files, so it is no longer running DOS, but the drivers needed to run the GUI are not yet loaded, which is why this is called the Text Mode Phase. The following tutorials take you through the processes that occur during the text mode phase of the installation.