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Windows 7: Workgroup VS Home Server 2008

15 Jul 2011   #1
EvolutionZero

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Workgroup VS Home Server 2008

So basically I need a little clarification. I want the know differences between homegroup networking on windows 7 ultimate VS Windows server 2008. I have two computers at home running xp and the other running windows 7. They are both on my homegroup so we can all transfer files. What I want to do is I want to install a 500gb HDD on one of the computers and make the drive our media source. I want to install home server on a partition on my primary computer if I go that route. But is that worth it?


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15 Jul 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EvolutionZero View Post
So basically I need a little clarification. I want the know differences between homegroup networking on windows 7 ultimate VS Windows server 2008. I have two computers at home running xp and the other running windows 7. They are both on my homegroup so we can all transfer files. What I want to do is I want to install a 500gb HDD on one of the computers and make the drive our media source. I want to install home server on a partition on my primary computer if I go that route. But is that worth it?
Homegroup allows for sharing, server allows for sharing and having more than one user open the same file.
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