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Dual boot Vista Premium and Business or Vista and Server2008?

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Hey guys,

Have a question for you. I have Vista Premium 64-bit installed on system, and I have copies of Vista Business and Server 2008. I want to install a dual boot config using business or server. I like to work on my desktop when I am at home, but I am in graduate school and take an old laptop to campus. I would like to use Remote Desktop which is not on Premium, so I don't have to transfer files, etc., but I use Media Center, which is not on Business or Server. Make sense? Anyways, I am not even sure if my system can handle Server (see system specs). Any thoughts on best way to proceed?

Thanks
 
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If remote is your only concern, why not set up VNC? Or if file transfer you could use a free ftp client.
 
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What's VNC?
 
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#5
Do you need a high powered system for
server 2008?
 
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I downloaded tightvnc. It is pretty cool, but not what I'm looking for. It does make file transfer easy. Does it work over the internet?
 
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#7
yea it should just forward your ports properly, which you would have to do with remote desktop anyhow.