Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Windows 7 & Web Hosting

16 Oct 2013   #1

Windows 8 64bit Professional
 
 
Windows 7 & Web Hosting

So, I've been thinking quite a bit.


Can you turn windows 7 into a "web host" with a domain attached to it?


so instead of 64.20.96.256 (Example) you get, www.sfisawesome.com.


I'm positive you can host a site, but for the domain, I'm not sure.


Answers? Please?

- Thomas
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Oct 2013   #2

 

Have a look at this - Host a Website - IIS7.5
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Oct 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

To get your own domain you would need to register the name with a domain registry service. There is a yearly fee for this. If you plan on hosting your own site before to check with your ISP first as many will not permit this with a standard account. There are also some serious security issues.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Oct 2013   #4

Windows 8 64bit Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
Have a look at this - Host a Website - IIS7.5

I think I might just upgrade the RAM, and toss a VMWare of Linux or Server 2012 Data Center on my desktop. My school blocks 95% of the websites I go too.


I recently had to get SF/EF and a few other techie sites on the allowed list because the information was "questionable" to the Data center IT guys. I quickly explained how educational it is for a cisco person.


Anyways, I'll probably end up doing a VMWare of it, and limit the amount of physical ram it gets to use. My desktop will serve as a host until I can replace my fried SSD on my Server
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Windows 7 & Web Hosting
Thread Forum
Solved Web Hosting - Best One? Chillout Room
hosting webpages Chillout Room
Microsoft Employees Begin Hosting Windows 7 Launch Part News

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:44 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33