View Full Version : Using a home PC as a server

04-26-2007, 11:39 PM
I have an Apple Powerbook and a Dell PC in my home, connected to a netgear 802.11G/wired ethernet router. PC is on ethernet, laptop is on wifi. I do my web work on my laptop. How can I use the other PC as a server to test my work on, so that I don't have to pay for hosting until I'm finished with my site? The other PC is always on and always internet connected, but the laptop is not. 8)

04-27-2007, 06:55 AM
Look up WAMP.
Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP server.

Install it on your desktop.


04-27-2007, 08:03 AM

just use 1 machine. Preferably the PC.

then just set 2 directories up for local and remote

05-08-2007, 07:53 AM
any luck Agent007 (http://www.dreamweaverclub.com/forum/member.php?u=24214),

this is something i wanted to do a while back.
but i use wamp instead now (test development locally - so no need to upload anywhere)