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1NAS/1pc/1macbook/iphone, what is the best way to setup itune so that all devices can share the same lib?

Update:10-11Source: network consolidation
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OK, this issue has troubled me for a long time, i just wish to get some input here. i apprecaite any suggestion!
here is my scenario:
I have a pc running XP, currently where all my music resides in its local drive.
The macbook/iphone can see the shared library, w/o any problem.
But thing is, I don't want to turn on my PC all the time just for other devices to access the music library.
So I got a NAS (iomega home media cloud) which said to be UPNP media server certified;
I have tried to copy all my music to the NAS, my PC/mac see the drive in itunes under shared library, but when I click the NAS, nothing happened. The NAS shared library window just loaded for 2 seconds in blank and return back to the main library.
The NAS works fine in all other circumstances.
This is my frustration, can anyone tell me, how to make this work? is that just this particular NAS doesn't work? do I have to point my pc/mac itune library to the NAS instead? if that's the case, how would my phone read the shared library, coz apparaently, even my NAS said UPNP certified, the iphone never see that NAS drive under the music app.
On a seperate note, I also have itune match, where all my musics are in the icloud; would pointing my library to NAS messed up w/ my original music in the cloud?
I deeply appreciate any feedback and suggestion, i just wish 'it just works'
Thanks in advance!

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please, anyone?