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Hi all


I'm toying with the idea of building a powerhouse server (Win 2003 Server, dual xeon, raid, gigabit lan etc) and using some of the newer super small form factor PC's as thin clients for RDC.


What I'm wondering is what programs dont work well, such as DVD, games etc. I know that DVD cant be done on WinXP but I'n not too worried about DVD as the HTPC will be left alone. I'm just sick of upgrading hw + sw, backing up, having my docs on multiple machines. It'd be nice only worry about 1 machine fro multiple users on multiple machines.


Any comments / experiences?


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I am slowly converting a Windows NT 4 based server environment to Windows 2003 server at work. So far we haven't had any major problems. As a file print server it is fine, althought it's expensive and resource hungry like most MS products. Depending on your level of experience you may want to look at a Linux solution, which can be configured to run windows shares almost as well as a Windows server.
 

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I'm interested in using remote desktop, not sharing data, thats easy. Resource hungry shouldnt be an issue with dual Xeons ;)


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you shouldnt have any problems using win2k3 server.


i run it and play lots of games, watch movies, dvd's, anything i have tried it will do.


its also running lots of servers: domain controller, dhcp, dns, wins, iis6,sus and you would never know it.


i love it and dont think i will use antoher os, until longhorn comes out anyways.



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