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SERVERS

by nEPHILIM1364 / October 26, 2006 5:47 AM PDT

HOW DO I TURN MY PC(VAIO)INTO A SERVER. I HAVE XP MEDIA, 300 GB HARD DRIVE, SP2, INTEL PENTIUM 4, 3.20Ghz AND 1GB RAM(which is actually XP Pro with extras).

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Install a server OS
by Zanshi / October 26, 2006 6:32 AM PDT
In reply to: SERVERS

Though I'm not sure why you want to use a laptop as your server.

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Even easier
by jackson dougless / October 26, 2006 7:17 AM PDT
In reply to: Install a server OS

You just need to install a server program. And there are several reasons why you might want to do this.

Web developers might run their own web server to aid in checking their work. Someone might set up a FTP server because Windows file sharing is simply too unreliable and difficult to manage. I have some programs that are technically servers that allow me to do certain things with my PSP. There's a bunch of reasons why someone might want to do this.

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