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post #11 of 46
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If you game and have decent internet upload speeds you could look into turning it into a voice chat server ala teamspeak or mumble. If you play minecraft it would be useable as a small personal minecraft server. All good ideas in this thread but you have to have a duty in mind for your "server" to serve. biggrin.gif

I will not use it as a game server for reasons but, my internet is 50MB/S download and 7MB/S upload.
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I think I have spyware and viruses on my PC will that affect anything on my server for whatever I use it for?
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post #14 of 46
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I think I have spyware and viruses on my PC will that affect anything on my server for whatever I use it for?

That should be something you sort out even before you make the server, it's just common sense. As for it affecting the server should you not clean out your machine, that all depends on the type of malware.
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post #15 of 46
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That should be something you sort out even before you make the server, it's just common sense. As for it affecting the server should you not clean out your machine, that all depends on the type of malware.

you really should do this ^^ smile.gif also you dont want a PC with viruses or malware anywhere in your network.. if its the PC you want to use in your project, you can just wipe the disk clean thumb.gif
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post #16 of 46
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That should be something you sort out even before you make the server, it's just common sense. As for it affecting the server should you not clean out your machine, that all depends on the type of malware.

I do not think I have it but, I might. I had norton but now I use a free anti-virus because I didn't want to invest more money into this PC because I will get a new one soon and I want to use my old one as a server. Things might get past my free anti-virus but I don't want to invest money into a computer that could break any minute just for an anti-virus. I can put a few $ into this for a network card but nothing more and I could even use one of the network card in my build when this PC breaks.
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post #17 of 46
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you really should do this ^^ smile.gif also you dont want a PC with viruses or malware anywhere in your network.. if its the PC you want to use in your project, you can just wipe the disk clean thumb.gif

Yes but, if I do that would I delete my OS and all of my files? Would I restore system to factory state? What would I do to do that cleanup?
Edited by Ted Muffin - 3/10/12 at 6:14pm
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Yes but, if I do that would I delete my OS and all of my files? Would I restore system to factory state? What would I do to do that cleanup?

Sorry for my English.
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post #19 of 46
if you turn it into a server or a NAS you would use a different OS as mentioned in previous posts..

try this to clean the disk drive (this is for windows)

1.Open the Start Menu, type diskpart, press Enter
2.Type list disk, press Enter
3.Type select disk X (where X is the number your drive shows up as), press Enter
4.Type clean, press Enter
5.Type create partition primary, press Enter
6.Type active, press Enter
7.Type format quick fs=ntfs, press Enter
8.Type assign, press Enter
9.Type exit, press Enter

this may or may not work on your OS version as might only be win7

or use a program like killdisk thumb.gif
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post #20 of 46
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if you turn it into a server or a NAS you would use a different OS as mentioned in previous posts..
try this to clean the disk drive (this is for windows)
1.Open the Start Menu, type diskpart, press Enter
2.Type list disk, press Enter
3.Type select disk X (where X is the number your drive shows up as), press Enter
4.Type clean, press Enter
5.Type create partition primary, press Enter
6.Type active, press Enter
7.Type format quick fs=ntfs, press Enter
8.Type assign, press Enter
9.Type exit, press Enter
this may or may not work on your OS version as might only be win7
or use a program like killdisk thumb.gif

I have XP. So, wait would I get a different OS for the firewall or not?
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