The first technical preview of Windows Server vNext is available for download to those of you who wish to test, from the following locations: TechNet Evaluation Center (US): http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-server-vnext-technical-preview TechNet Evaluation Center (worldwide): http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/evalcenter/dn781243 MSDN subscribers: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/downloads/ At the heart of the Microsoft Cloud OS vision, Windows Server brings Microsoft’s experience delivering global-scale cloud services […]
Microsoft today announced the next version of Windows called Windows 10. Deciding to forget about the number 9 altogether, Windows 10 has the return of the start menu, Windows Store apps and desktop applications running in the same Window and multiple desktops too. A Technical Preview version for laptops/desktops will be available from tomorrow, with […]
Drive Bender have released version 22.214.171.124 for WHS2011 and Windows Server 2012 (R2) users. Here is the change log for this release: [b] When enumerating folders during a file system health check or balancing operation, the watch dog introduced in v126.96.36.199 is now disabled by default (was causing a benign error to be generated). [b] […]
Episode 270 of the Home Server Show is available for your listening pleasure. In this episode the guys talk about QNAP, ioSafe, Synology and more, which you can find here.
Back in January we informed you that Hitachi hard drives were more reliable than those from both Western Digital and Seagate. Backblaze who are supplying the data, have new data from over 34 thousand hard drives detailing how these old drives are doing plus data on some newer drives too. Hitachi are again beating the […]
Another pre release version of My Movies for Windows – Home and Essentials for WHS2011, WS2012 Essentials and WS2012 w. Essentials Role has been released. Version 5.10 Pre Release 9 has the following change log: Added: Prompt to select screenshot or artwork when uploading backdrops. Added: Requirement to select backdrop content type and alignment when […]
StableBit Scanner have released version 188.8.131.5253 Release Final with lots of new stuff since version 2.4. This release is for users of WHS2011, WS2012 Essentials and WS2012 R2 Essentials. More details on StableBit Scanner can be found here.
If you are using Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2 then you may have noticed that all of Microsoft’s online services integration features, which include Azure Active Directory and Office 365, are supported only in environments that have a single domain controller. Microsoft have announced that the re-release of the Windows August Update which was originally […]
Drive Bender has been updated to version 184.108.40.206 with the following change log: [b] When enumerating folders, the process can hang if a folder that is flagged as "pending delete" is encountered. [b] When enumerating folders, scanning of the System Volume Information folder can cause the process to hang. [b] If a thread that has […]
The latest edition of the Home Server Show podcast takes a look at the Toshiba Encore Mini and the QNAP TS-451: On this edition of Home Server Show John Wiskowski of the Agnostic Tech Podcast joins to talk about the Toshiba Encore Mini 7″, $120 Windows 8.1 Tablet. Christoper Kenney, HSS Forums Admin, also joins […]