is there a way to use my windows 10 or 7 like a server for images , video and music

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i bought and i own a windows 7 pro 64bit and windows pro 10 64bit license

i don't want to transform my pc into a 100% server

but i would like to use my computer data like photos and videos and music to share with my phone or my laptop or my girlfriend apple laptop  when i 'm far from home

for example in another nation 

is there an easy way to do it?

do i need a free or paid software?


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I think the cloud would be a better option for you...


Save your 7 and 10 licenses for a real desktop. ;) 

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On 1/31/2019 at 7:36 PM, Mindovermaster said:

I think the cloud would be a better option for you...


Save your 7 and 10 licenses for a real desktop. ;) 


but i have to upload all my photos and videos and some muisc (for music is not a problem because i pay for spotify)

but about my video are 3GB at least each  , i have lots of vacation videos and photos

do you think i could not use windows to do it or a linux distro?


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6 minutes ago, Dhillon said:

Can be done easily and free with plex.

Second that,  use Plex! 

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On 2/2/2019 at 9:25 AM, Dhillon said:

Can be done easily and free with plex.


should i install the server on my computer  and the client on my laptop /phone when i go away ?


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8 minutes ago, drugo said:


should i install the server on my computer  and the client on my laptop /phone when i go away ?


Nailed it. it will mean that you're computer/server will need to be on all the time (or at least when you want to access the content)

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