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You are just complicating things. It is not easier to run it in a server environment. I can tell from extensive experience (I am a MS partner, so I test all major MS products in order to sell them to enterprise clients. You most likely have failing hardware. I run 10 PC's on Windows 7 Ultimate, and 4 Servers on Windows Server 2008 r2 and 1 on Server 2003. The Windows 7 machines are just as stable as the Server versions. For simple file sharing you do not need to go the server route. i think that there is some issue with your current hardware.

Thanks for the input, im going to start the reformat now, if I run into any problems I will be going to to Windows 7 home basic 64bit.
    
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Thanks for the input, im going to start the reformat now, if I run into any problems I will be going to to Windows 7 home basic 64bit.

let me know if you need any assistance at all. I genuinely think that your issue will be resolved.
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You don't need the server features of 08 for home use.

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Thanks for the input, im going to start the reformat now, if I run into any problems I will be going to to Windows 7 home basic 64bit.
Avoid any and all 'Home' flavored Windows 7 releases. They have reduced functionality. Go with Professional if possible or Ultimate if you want to pay more.
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You don't need the server features of 08 for home use.



Avoid any and all 'Home' flavored Windows 7 releases. They have reduced functionality. Go with Professional if possible or Ultimate if you want to pay more.
I want a really basic windows 7 then? something thats very snappy, loads up quick, doesnt take up over 2GB, anyways I have server succesfully installed, (just about)see here:
    
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^ "REMOVEWAT"
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That's server 2008 NOT Server 2008 r2

r2 is the same as windows 7 and just plain server 2008 is vista. Also removewat will not work on server versions and that's piracy
    
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That's server 2008 NOT Server 2008 r2

r2 is the same as windows 7 and just plain server 2008 is vista. Also removewat will not work on server versions and that's piracy
gawd damn it, my key wont work -_- FFFFFFFFF- what do?
    
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gawd damn it, my key wont work -_- FFFFFFFFF- what do?
Are you sure you installed the right version of Windows for your key? You might have an R2 key and not a plain Server 2008 key
    
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That's server 2008 NOT Server 2008 r2

r2 is the same as windows 7 and just plain server 2008 is vista. Also removewat will not work on server versions and that's piracy
RemoveWAT is NOT piracy it is a tool just like a gun that can be used for good and bad things, I have had to use it on my copy of WINDOWS 7 that I Purchased legally and refused to activate no matter what I did.

and it DOES work on server versions...Get your facts straight before you post crap.
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RemoveWAT is NOT piracy it is a tool just like a gun that can be used for good and bad things, I have had to use it on my copy of WINDOWS 7 that I Purchased legally and refused to activate no matter what I did.

and it DOES work on server versions...Get your facts straight before you post crap.
reformatting AGAIN to Windows server lol brb in about 39473847388 weeks.
    
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