On my laptop, I have my choice of installing Professional or Server. I
develop websites and other sophisticated web-based systems, and I'd
like the ability to replicate the deployment environment as closely as
possible on my laptop. Therefore, my preference at this point is to
install Server. In addition, I use my laptop for mobile computing, as I
work from both office and home.
My question is really this: what will I lose by running Server instead
> I'll make this as easy as possible :)
> Windows 2000 Professional - For workstation PCs, this is the flavour
> windows 2000 you would use if you were working with many applications
> computer. Very much like Windows 98 but takes advantage of everything
> windows 2000.
> Windows 2000 Server - For server PC's, this is the flavour of windows
> that hosts and serves many of the features required for networks and
> internet. This version of server is fit for small business, soho
> or larger office businesses. You use this server product to
> users on the network, host web servers and sites, email, news and
> There are many more features of windows 2000 server.
> Windows 2000 Advanced Server - Is for higher performance servers. I
> everything stated above plus more and is run on high end servers.
> I hope this helps. For more information, check out
> -Matthew Pierce
> > Win 2K Pro, Win 2K Server, and Win 2K Advanced Server
> > What is the difference between Win 2K Pro, Win 2K Server, and
> > Advanced Server? I own 3-4 PCs. One of them needs to become to be
> > It will have its own web site that allows people to access to the
> > into the server through the internet. Please advise.
> > --
> > Regards,
> > Bryan Parkoff
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