Looking for a cool way to repurpose your old PC sitting in the corner? Daniel Begun, Computer Shopper “Weekend Project” guru gives a great in-depth, step-by-step guide for building your own Windows Home Server. Daniel walks us through what hardware you’ll need to get started, how to get your hands on the Windows Server operating systems and then how to configure everything together. Finishing touches include installing the cool add-ins and Windows applications, as well as how to access the vibrant Windows Home Server community for tips, tricks and advice. The article is complete with screen shots and lots of resource links. In order to run Windows Home Server, the minimum hardware requirements are as follows: 1GHz Pentium III (or equivalent) processor, 512MB of RAM, 70GB or larger ATA, SATA, or SCSI hard drive, DVD-ROM drive, 100Mbps Ethernet network interface, Graphics card capable of VGA (640x480) resolution, Display capable of VGA (640x480) resolution (for installation only), Keyboard and mouse (for installation only).
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