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Vista Home Premium and Server 2003

I'm thinking about getting a new machine to work on. I current have a server with 2003 on and another PC with Win XP Pro and they are linked via a router, all works fine and I can do my web development stuff and access files on the server no problem.

What I'd like to know will I be able to do the same thing with Home Premium version. I'm not changing the server, just the XP machine.


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Domain, AD or Workgroup?

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Joining a domain

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Thanks for that reply.

I don't want to join a domain, my current setup is not domain based, it relies on the router to act as the go between.

I just need to be able to access a folder on my server via a shared folder, which is how it is at the minute


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That's called a Workgroup.

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If it doesn't work out then it wasn't. But from memory 2003 allows workgroup authentication.


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