i have been trying to build a home network which comprises of 2 pc's one laptop a wireless router with one network printer. now currently all my pc's and laptops run windows xp pro. i want run the network in such a way where one of the pc's runs as a server as i would also like to run a reliable web server as i wish host a site of that web server now i dont knw but what does everyone think should i run a specialest server operating system such as xp server. i would like to able to restrict user accounts be able to monitor user activity to a certain extent ( such as restricted acess to files and only to home areas). i would also like to restrict certain web content for some users and also retsrict users to install any software without adiministrator password. i would like to connect all computers to the internet thorugh my broadband connection so everyone can use the internet. all pc's have a network card all cables are in place and also my laptop has wireless card and lan card which can connect to network either way. My router is wireless and also wired but i would like to encrtypt my wireless signal so no can use besides me. i just want any ideas and also suggestions of what kind of operating system i should use and how do i create a web server to host my own sites and also encrypt my wireless signal.