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Installing MinimServer and MinimWatch on Windows

MinimServer or MinimWatch?

If your music files are on a Windows PC or on an external drive attached to a Windows PC, you should install MinimServer on the Windows PC. You can use the Windows PC to configure and manage MinimServer, and you don't need to install MinimWatch. You'll need the Windows PC to be running whenever you're browsing your music collection or playing music.

If your music files are on a NAS, you can either install MinimServer on the NAS or you can attach the NAS to a Windows PC as an external drive and install MinimServer on the Windows PC as described in the previous paragraph. If you've installed MinimServer on the NAS, you can install MinimWatch on a Windows PC if you want to use the Windows PC to configure and manage MinimServer. You don't need to be running MinimWatch to browse your music collection or play music.

If your music files are on another computer, you should install MinimServer on the other computer, which will need to be running whenever you're browsing your music collection or playing music. You can install MinimWatch on a Windows PC if you want to use the Windows PC to configure and manage MinimServer. You don't need to be running MinimWatch to browse your music collection or play music.

Installing MinimServer on Windows

For details of how to install and uninstall MinimServer on Windows, see the Installing MinimServer on Windows page.

Installing MinimWatch on Windows

For details of how to install and uninstall MinimWatch on Windows, see the Installing MinimWatch on Windows page.