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Install Server Roles/features In Xp Pro


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#1 pcmaddeanp

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 07:59 AM

Hi,

Is there a way that I can install Windows Server roles or features on an XP Pro/Media Centre PC?

I am using this PC as a server for storing files on and also to backup onto.

Thanks
Dean

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 03:14 PM

hello and welcome to Bleepingcomputer
If you want to install Windows Server Roles, Here are some sites that tell you how to install Windows server Roles: Installing Windows Server and Windows server
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Posted 20 April 2008 - 08:38 AM

Thanks for your reply extremeboy, but I'm sorry to say that it doesn't help :thumbsup:

I want know if i can install Windows Server roles or features on an XP machine, not a Windows Server.

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Posted 20 April 2008 - 07:26 PM

Hi,
Do you mean CAN you install windows server roles or HOW do you install windows server roles??
Can you please clarify that in your next reply

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 11:15 AM

Do you mean CAN you install windows server roles or HOW do you install windows server roles??


I mean CAN I install Windows Server Roles on a Windows XP Machine?

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 03:37 PM

Hi,
I'm pretty sure that you can install Windows Server Roles on a Windows XP Machine.
Do you need any guide on how to install Windows Server Roles on a Windows XP Machine??
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Posted 22 April 2008 - 07:24 AM

If you are able to create a guide then I will be very grateful.

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