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I am looking for a device  that i can install Window 2008 Server, and I will connect to
my work computer or monitor for connection.

I also have a concern about wireless internet access. and see I can get it or not.

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by:speshalyst
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"I am looking for a device  that i can install Window 2008 Server" - could you please explain..

there are certain difficulties in getting this done ...
http://blogs.technet.com/b/roblarson/archive/2009/05/02/installing-windows-server-2008-r2-on-a-notebook-and-getting-all-those-required-drivers.aspx

Also why would you wanna waste a Server Licence on a Laptop ...
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by:Webboy2008
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because i want to have all of the source codes locally in my device, and I don't want bring laptop.
my office already have a laptop. basically, i need a mini server that I can carry around.

The source codes of the website is huge. and need server to run. Plus I may not go to the area that don't have Internet connection.

This is why
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by:nwgservices
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Hey Webboy,

I am not sure what kind of laptop you have, but a free VMware version will run Server2008 (R2) just fine if you have a powerfull enough laptop.

here : http://downloads.vmware.com/d/info/datacenter_downloads/vmware_server/2_0
you can download VMWare Server. Its free and easy to use.
Hope this helps !
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