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I'm looking at putting together a home media server using unraid. My question is can I still install Windows 7 on the box as well? I don't know much about server software and I've read unraid is a really good plug in on the fly server software for home servers and parity backup thus my reason for wanting to try it out. However, I also want to use Windows 7 to be able to do encoding and other media related things. Is it possible to run both programs to manage the machine? Again, I don't know anything about servers or home servers other then wanting to store, backup and stream to my HTPC's all my massive amounts of media. If you have other suggestions I'm all ears! Thanks for any help!
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I'd suggest that you maybe PM Murlocke he can tell you if this is possible.Or even how to do it within unraid,as I think he does the same things(encoding etc).Here's his thread about his server.

http://www.overclock.net/servers/987...id-server.html
 
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Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
240GB Transcend SSD  512GB Transcend SSD Corsair H80i V2 Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG 29UM68-P & LG 23MP48HQ-P CODE 61(MX Clears) Evga SN 550w RaidMax Hyperion (Black & Silver) 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G900 Hot Eagle XL mousepad Klipsch R-14M's Presonus audiobox usb. 
AudioAudioAudio
Akai Pro MPK Mini Audio-Technica ATH-M50x, Phillips SHP9500's MXL 990/991 
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Ryzen 1600x  ASROCK AB350M PRO Sapphire RX 470 8GB  Crucial Ballistic Sport LT 32GB 
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Windows 10 Pro Fedora workstation 25  29in LG ultrawide  25in LG ultrawide 
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