PC-BSD can be installed from the installation media directly onto a hard drive or into a virtual machine using virtualization software such as . You can also try PC-BSD without installing it by using a Live DVD or USB version.
The installation of PC-BSD is a fast, easy and straight-forward process. The graphical installer will take you step-by-step through the whole process by asking a few simple questions. Within a short period of time, your PC-BSD system will be installed, configured, and ready to use. This section will walk you through the following installation steps: