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  • Add-In: My Movies for Windows - Home and Essentials v5.12 Pre Release 3

    Add-In: My Movies for Windows – Home and Essentials v5.12 Pre Release 3

    The pre release version of My Movies for Windows – Home and Essentials has been updated. Version 5.12 Pre Release 3 has the following change log: Added: Check for profile updates before contribution of movies. Added: New profiles for video converter. Instead of device specific profiles, we are moving towards more universal profiles of various […]

  • Work Folders for Windows Server Available on the iPad

    Work Folders for Windows Server Available on the iPad

    Microsoft have release Work Folders for Windows Server on the iPad. Work Folders is a location where you can store work files and access them from all of your PCs and devices, even when you’re offline. To use Work Folders, your workplace has to enable your account first. After your account is enabled, you can […]

  • Cloud Xtender v1.0.0.6 Beta

    Cloud Xtender v1.0.0.6 Beta

    Version 1.0.0.6 beta of Cloud Xtender from Division-M has been released From the same company that brings us Drive Bender, Cloud Xtender is storage pooling for the cloud… a revolutionary technology that allows a number of cloud storage providers to be pooled and utilized as a single Windows drive. Here is the change log for […]

  • Cannot Access Shared Files or Folders on a Drive in Windows Server 2012 (R2) Essentials

    Cannot Access Shared Files or Folders on a Drive in Windows Server 2012 (R2) Essentials

    Microsoft have a KB article with a solution if you cannot access shared files or folders on a drive in Windows Server 2012 (R2) Essentials. The KB article which explains the symptoms, the resolution and the registry workaround can be found here.

  • Add-In: Drive Bender v2.3.0.0

    Add-In: Drive Bender v2.3.0.0

    Version 2.3.0.0 of Drive Bender has been released with the following change log: [bug fix] S.M.A.R.T now being processed by its own service (the change in the previous release failed for some users). [bug fix] The Windows Server Dashboard could crash if some options were selected. [update] When performing a pool audit, the file size […]

  • WHS2011 to WD My Cloud

    WHS2011 to WD My Cloud

    Microsoft MVP Richard Hay’s explains why he has retired WHS2011 in his household and instead gone with the WD My Cloud personal storage NAS network drive. In his blog post Richard tells us why he went this route now he is using Windows 8 on his client machines. You can read Richard’s post here.

  • N54L MicroServer Rear Fan Replacement Guide

    N54L MicroServer Rear Fan Replacement Guide

    A user by the name of PhilUK has detailed his experiences with changing the rear fan on the HP N54L MicroServer. PhilUK gives us all the details including how to swap the pin connectors over on the fan lead to comply with the MicroServer which uses a non-standard pin-out on the motherboard. All the info […]

  • 6TB Seagate Enterprise NAS HDD Reviewed

    6TB Seagate Enterprise NAS HDD Reviewed

    AnandTech have a great review on the 6TB Seagate Enterprise NAS HDD: The 4 TB variant of the Seagate Enterprise NAS HDD seems to be priced around $236 and the 6 TB variant around $420. These prices don’t have DRS included. The 4 TB variant costs the same as the equivalent WD Red Pro, but […]

  • Storage Replication in the next version of Windows Server

    Storage Replication in the next version of Windows Server

    If you would like a sneak look at what Storage Replication will look like in the next version of Windows Server, then Channel 9’s the Edge Show have a video just for you. The 37 minute video has Symon interviewing Claus Joergensen (Principal Program Manager) and Ned Pyle (Senior Program Manager) about replication enhancements coming […]

  • Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials

    Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials

    The Microsoft Windows storage Server team give us a closer look at Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials. In a blog post the team explain why we should consider it and what hardware the software is currently being used. You can find the article here.

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