I’ve been out of the blogosphere for quite a while due to travel and work but I realized that part 2 of the series on installing SharePoint Foundation 2010 is already published. Check out the last part of the article at MSSharePointTips.com
SharePoint 2010 has already been released. So, whether you want to try out SharePoint Foundation or the full-blown SharePoint Server 2010, you can now download the RTM versions – be it via MSDN, TechNet or the trial version.
Check out this article on how to install SharePoint Foundation 2010. I did highlight the purpose of each component and why we need to install them. Installation is pretty straightforward for a singe-server deployment so understanding what’s under the hood can prove to be insightful