Win 7 as a server Tags: Desktops Servers Software Windows 7 Last response: June 25, 2010 6:19 AM in Windows 7 Share ikepuch June 18, 2010 6:39:46 PM Hello, Can win 7 be user as an application server? Meaning, I want to place an application software on a server so users can access from their desktop. More about : win server Ijack a b $ Windows 7 June 18, 2010 6:44:42 PM Not all software plays nicely as a network install. But, since you'll need to buy a licence for each user, isn't it easier to just install the software on each PC? It's not as if disk space is a problem nowadays. ikepuch June 25, 2010 12:11:41 AM Your recommendation is well taken. Would you use Server R8 as a data server or just use Win 7? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Ijack a b $ Windows 7 June 25, 2010 6:19:29 AM If you just want to serve data to a small group of people Windows 7 will be fine. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumWin 7 Platinum cant connect to Server 2008R2 Domain ForumWin 7 Platinum cant connect to Server 2008R2 Domain ForumCan i have a 64 bit win 7 as a server and a 32 bit xp pro as a work station ForumVpn and mapped drives server 2008 win7 ForumI have a win7 desktop. I want to connect to server 2003. I am able to connect an ForumCompatability for win7 and win 2008 server ForumSoftware for Changing Partition Sizes on Win 7 and Win Server 2008 ForumHow to convert IBM x3100 M4 server to Desktop with Win7 ForumMy Win 7 Home Premium PC can\'t be seen from Win Server 2003. Please help ForumNeed help with Internet Printing. Server 2008 / Win 7 ForumHow to join a new Win7 PC to 2003 Server ? ForumUbuntu/ Win7 /OSX Samba server help. ForumPrint server for win7 64 bit Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumReusing a Win 7 Dell OEM disk on a rebuilt Dell ForumWin 7 Administrator account accidently deleted... how do I recover? ForumCannot connect to my VPN Server from another network ForumA 3rd Win 7 issue ForumWin 7 Home Premium 32 0r 64 on an I3 / 3 GB RAM ForumWindows 7 connect to old Samba 3.0 server but not 3.5 More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !