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Hi guys,

I've recently bought a license for Windows Home Server, and I am wondering if there is software for it which allows me to do the following things;

- Stream movies to my computer (server to computer, that is)
- Backup every day (i presume that's already in it, right?)
- Stream music to my computer

I am a pretty experienced Debian sysop and I ran about 20 servers which were used for gameservers, so it's pretty hard to go over to Windows at home now.

- Michael
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If you don't mind me asking, why the switch to Windows if you are so versed in Linux already?
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All of those are integrated in Windows. Just look a bit around your start menu.
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Alright. Haven't got the license yet, so we'll see!

Thanks for the answer.
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yah, what made you decide to use windows?

just curious. for a change? is it more user friendly?
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If you know Debian, why not use Debian? It's free also..
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No idea actually. I thought Windows is much more user-friendly and its easier to take backups from all the computers. With 10 computers online everyday @ home its a pretty hard job taking backup manually. With Windows i don't have to.
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Hmm..

Well my best bet would be to buy a book off Amazon or another site e.g.


Or you could just browse the web a little for a guide.
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No idea actually. I thought Windows is much more user-friendly and its easier to take backups from all the computers. With 10 computers online everyday @ home its a pretty hard job taking backup manually. With Windows i don't have to.
i see. thinking of replacing my slow nas and build a simple rig for a server with a gb LAN.

anyway, there are a lot of info here in ocn about this topic here is one . . .

http://www.overclock.net/servers/109...ia-server.html

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