Western Digital have announced the Red NAS hard drives in 5TB and first to market 6TB capacity drives, along with a Red Pro series. The WD Red 3.5-inch hard drives are now shipping in 1 TB to 6 TB capacities; and the new WD Red Pro 3.5-inch hard drives which are ideal for medium to […]
Version 188.8.131.52 of Drive Bender has been released with the following change log: [u] Improved the way Drive Bender attempts to recover from mount errors. [u] Mounting a drive letter mount point is much faster. [e] Added option to delay the drive online/offline notification. If the drives have reconnected before the period expires, no notifications […]
StableBit Scanner have released version 184.108.40.20636 Release Final for the original version of Windows Home Server (v1). Continuously scans all of your hard drives, ensuring that every precious bit remains readable.It also monitors the on-disk SMART health parameters at all times and informs you at the first sign of trouble. If problems occur it tells […]
Episode 265 of the Home Server podcast is about working in the cloud: It’s all cloud all the time! Jim Collison has his cloud list out and I sit back and enjoy the show! Well, I can’t sit back too much. I’m talking @otixo and Surface Pro 3. You can find this weeks episode here.
The pre-release version of My Movies for Windows – Home and Essentials edition has been updated to version 5.01 Pre Release 1. Here is the change log for this release: Added: The "prompt" setting for the automatic disc copier have now been improved in Windows Media Center. Added: XBMC meta-data storage handler now contains a […]
amazon has the WD Red 3TB hard drives for just $122. This WD Red NAS hard drive is the SATA III, 64 MB Cache, WD30EFRX version which normally sells for $199.99. So at this price you are saving over $77. Capacity: 3 TB Rotational Speed (RPM): IntelliPower Microsoft operating systems prior to Vista, 32-bit operating […]
StableBit DrivePool for WHS2011 users has been updated to version 220.127.116.1185 Release Final which includes a range lock fix: Release final. [D] [Issue #5223] Fixed renaming file / folder to the same name but with a different case. This latest release for WHS2011 users can be downloaded from here.
The guys behind StableBit Scanner have written a blog post about what’s new in their latest version. Version 18.104.22.16841 BETA has 10 new themes and now shows drive reliability information that has been published by the manufacturer. In the latest version of BitFlock, the back-end service that powers the StableBit Scanner’s powerful SMART interpretation engine, […]
Episode 264 of the Home Server Show podcast talks servers: Kevin Schoonover joins and shows off his Lenovo TS140 and Dell T20 servers. Jim and I (David McCabe) get to ask tons of questions about the hardware and Kevin and I also discuss a SmartThings home automation topic of monitoring for flooding. You can find […]
John Stutsman has made this 12 minute video where he explains how he cools his HP P222 raid controller to below 55C on his Gen8 MicroServer: