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 Post subject: Suggestions please.
PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 5:55 am 
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I have an old Pentium 4 machine with XP Home on it sitting doing nothing. I am going to be running new Ethernet cables around the house, including to my bedroom.

Next year, I'm dumping my Sat provider and going with a HTPC and online/over the air programming and and running the new cable with that in mind. When that happens, I'll probably just that machine for the bedroom TV watching (which isn't all that much).

I've been tossing around the idea of running some sort of home server on it for now, but really don't need it. I've even thought about dropping Apache on it and running a website for my wife's blog.

Any suggestions on what I can do to utilize this resource I have just sitting around?


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http://www.maximumpc.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=104856


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:38 am 
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Folding@home.





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Or you could do something useful with it like put a bunch of Hard Drives in it and make it a NAS box, or a home server, or a torrent box.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 11:01 am 
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Or better still, torrent AND fold! :mrgreen:


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