Small Business currently running Windows XP Professional SP3 on the desktops. They are equipped with 2.5 GHz Intel Pentium 4 CPUs, 1GB of system RAM, and 60GB hard disks, with 128MB NVidia Geforce FX5200FX video adapters. The company plans to set up a domain with centralized user administration, but for now they are operating on a workgroup. All company data is saved on a server computer which is backed up regularly.
What hardware and software upgrades will need to be made? Is Windows 7 the best solution, versus an upgrade to Vista, then to 7 (which I think takes too many chances for transferring unwanted baggage)? What Microsoft server would be best?
I appreciate the help.
Software/Hardware used: XP Pro SP3, 2.5 GHz Intel Pentium 4 CPUs, 1GB of system RAM, and 60GB hard disks, with 128MB NVidia Geforce FX5200FX video adapters.