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Using a Windows machine as a NAS

Discussion in 'Windows' started by littlewit, Jan 27, 2017.

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  1. littlewit

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    I've been looking into building a super cheap home server system to run a few different things off of. One of these is a NAS. I know you can map a network drive and share files over the network within Windows, but to what extent? I'm not familiar with how I would do this. Would you recommend this for simple file sharing? I won't even have more than 3 clients transferring photos at one time, pretty minimal stuff. Do I need an entirely separate OS like FreeNAS or will the functionality within Windows work ok?
     

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