I have 2 desktops and 1 netbook. 1 desktop is running Win XP Pro, the other desktop is running Win 7 Ultimate, the netbook is running Win 7 Starter. The 2 desktops are directly wired into a Linsys router and the netbook is setup to run wireless. I'm thinking about setting up a home network and want to know if I can use one of the desktops as a server instead of buying a server? Would I need Windows Home Network software?
I'm new to networking so any advice would be greatly appreciated.