This manual will help you to install Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and to configure your pc so you can use it as a workstation. Thanks to DAz999, you can also download the full manual as a 6MB pdf file from here! You can use the Windows Server 2008 Workstation Converter made by sawo if you want to automate the whole process. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to post your question on the forums. You can view screenshots of my final Windows Server 2008 workstation here.
If you are still not convinced why to use Windows Server 2008 as your workstation OS, read this article, and you will be installing Windows Server 2008 right after reading it!