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I'm looking to make a server out of my dads old PC. It has a 2x 2.4 HT Xeon 603 Socket processors 80 Gb x 60 gb Hdd i just wanted to know if windows home server is anygood?
    
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What are you trying to accomplish? If you want automated central backup the home server is great for that. but if all you need is a file, ftp, or web server then i would just pick a random flavor of linux. you know what ever catches your fancy.
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Yeah all i want to do is have automated back-up. Will it still work okay since there is no raid
    
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Yeah, it will auto duplicate files if you wish. All you have to do is add another HD at any time then run the add new HD wizard in the home server console. Its kind of like raid but not. Its a software based raid.
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okay that helps alot thanks man +1 rep
    
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yup that sounds good
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