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theflash1932
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Re: PowerEdge T410 - software upgrade to 2008 64bit

The Dell installation utility does not "enable" installation of an OS, but it can simplify it, as it contains and installs all the drivers regardless of the hardware your server was configured with, as well as asking you how you want your RAID and system partitions set.  

OpenManage Systems Management Tools and Documentation (SMTD) is the installation utility you should use (make sure to follow the instructions on the download page for each ISO):
http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/04/DriverDetails/DriverFileFormats?DriverId=68RWT&FileId=2...

Boot to that DVD first, then follow the prompts for installing the OS.

You can also install directly from the OS DVD, but that will require knowing which RAID controller you have, configuring RAID before installation, loading the driver (if necessary) at the appropriate time, then loading and installing all other drivers and utilities (like OMSA) after installation.