[How To] Turn An Old Computer into a File-Sharing Server

Like myself, you may have an old, outdated piece of computing hardware lying around, a great use for it –besides being a dust collector– would be to turn it into a file/media sharing server.

“Server” brings up images of a zillion gaudy-coloured cables and water cooled racks of computers tucked away in some warehouse somewhere. However, a server is simply any computer ...