In this tutorial we take a sneak preview and see what is new in the Essentials Dashboard. But before we can show you what is new we need to install Windows Server 2016 Essentials. We created a bootable USB stick and turned on our server. Click next if you accept the defaults. Click Install Now Accept the terms and click Next. Choose Custom as this is a clean installation. We have a small disk because we install Windows Server 2016 TP3 virtualized for testing purposes. Windows has started installing our new Windows Server 2016 Essentials server. Choose a password and click Finish Login with your password. The final part of the installation has started, it will install the Essentials part. Click Next Change the time zone to fit yours. Click Next. We are in the Netherlands so we choose that. Click OK. After the time zone is set you are back in the previous Windows. Click Next. You have to choose your Internal Domain name and the Server name. Those cannot be changed after you click Next. What Set Full DNS Name does will be discussed in a future tutorial. Choose a name for a new network administrator and set a strong password. Check ‘Use recommended settings’ and click Configure. The final installation of the Essentials part has started. The server will boot several times before completing this part. Preparing your server… Still work to do… From this window you can register your server with your Office 365 account but for now we leave that . After the installation is finished you can integrate Microsoft Cloud Services from within the Dashboard. The new Essentials Dashboard with something new…Windows Server Antimalware. Select ‘Click to enable Windows Server Antimalware’. It informs us that it is already turned on, click OK. If we want to configure Windows Server Antimalware we have to go to settings. Choose Settings. Click ‘Configure’. There it is! You last step is to run Windows Update. This is important because there could be important updates for example for integrating Microsoft Cloud Services.