this instructable is meant to help you make a Windows Home server without the need for a spare PC!
For this you will need:
A fairly decent PC (Dual core, 2 gb ram, around 200 gb free HDD)
a copy of windows home server (install dvd and software)
Oracle virtual box
around 3 hours of free time
the internet (for getting extra goodies after!
Step 1: Install Virtual Box
This step is fairly self explanitory, download Vbox from
after you have downloaded the software and installed it, you can move on to the next step!