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I have two legal copies of each. BUT im undecided on which to use. I will be using remote desktop for both and would like to use them as a workstation if i really had to. Mostly all the data is client data on my PC. So my question is which one should i use and what are some pros and cos of each?
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I take it you saw my post about Windows Server 2008 lol.
    
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I take it you saw my post about Windows Server 2008 lol.
ya i saw it, but im more curious to know if it is better to run the 2008 because i will be storing a ton of data and using sql 2008, too (although it will run on 7). But im debating a dual boot with limited access to the drives. Just unsure after reading that thread because i saw people say server 2008 is very similar to the 7, which im curious to know what exactly i can benefit from using the server 2008 then.

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plus i didnt want to hijack your thread by asking
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ya i saw it, but im more curious to know if it is better to run the 2008 because i will be storing a ton of data and using sql 2008, too (although it will run on 7). But im debating a dual boot with limited access to the drives. Just unsure after reading that thread because i saw people say server 2008 is very similar to the 7, which im curious to know what exactly i can benefit from using the server 2008 then.

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plus i didnt want to hijack your thread by asking
lols well im currently running server 2008 no problems now, things were abit funny with me on 1st install though
    
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as far as i know, win server 08 and win7 are the same, just server u have to call microsoft to activate ur windows + there are small bits and pieces that win7 have.. i think games or so...
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okay, oh god installing drivers on server '08, its worse than ME. i swear to god, you have more chance of finding Radeon HD6970 drivers for Windows 3.1 64bit..
    
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Well everything is onboard and have setup raid 1 on my 1tb drives
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Well everything is onboard and have setup raid 1 on my 1tb drives
then your sorted.
    
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