Our friends at Diskeeper have given us some more info on their defragger specifically for Windows Home Server. Available in the 4th quarter on this year Diskeeper 2008 Home Server edition will be the first dedicated defrag tool for our Home Server’s. I have been using a pre-release version for the last few weeks and it has been excellent. [...]
Archive for August, 2007
Microsoft have identified a number of ways to make Windows Home Server even better since the initial release and the WHS team is working on an update that will be available in September. These updates will enhance the usability and improve the out-of-the-box experience of home server solutions. Microsoft’s current plan is to make this update available on Windows Updates [...]
Over at the MS WHS forums defaultPlayer asked a question that a lot of people are getting confused about: Can someone clear up all of this talk about OEM, evaluation, retail, and RTM copies of WHS? Fortunately theog came to the rescue. Are we paying attention? OEM – Original equipment manufacturer: (aka “system builder“) is [...]
Back in June 2007 we published a Windows Home Server connectivity map which was compiled by Microsoft for the WinHEC 2007 conference. Two months on we have another show and another Windows Home Server connectivity map. It gives a basic representation of how your Home Server can connect with your existing “computer” appliances. From the [...]
The Knowledge base has been updated with article number 940883. Windows Media Center Extenders may be unable to access media files that are stored on a computer that is running Windows Home Server. You can read more on the Knowledge base.
Medion’s MultiMedia Home Server – The MEDION MD 90110 HOME SERVER. Here is the latest blurb we have for you. Access anything from anywhereInstead of spreading digital fotos and music on several computers, store them in one central place so the whole family can access them. Even from on the roadyou can access those data [...]
Courtesy of Microsoft Press Office and the IFA show in Berlin, Germany we have some more pictures of the Fujitsu Siemens SCALEO Home Server. And what a beauty she is!
Before dedicated Anti Virus products from Avast, F-Secure and others appear for Windows Home Server we have to rely on other AV products. We looked at Anti Virus software for our Home Servers in the past here and here. To recap we tested a few “home” products and as expected they would NOT install on [...]
HP and Microsoft have decided to delay shipment of the first product which was to come to market which uses Windows Home Server. An HP spokesperson today said that the company and its partner Microsoft had decided to rework the MSS’s software to make it more “user-friendly” to general consumers. The HP spokesperson also said that [...]
Well here we have it, the first press shot of what the Fujitsu Siemens SCALEO Home server will really look like, and we say this looks beautiful. The preliminary spec looks like this: Space for 4 internal hard drives 4 USB 2.0 ports 2 eSATA ports Can be positioned either horizontal or vertical Low power consumption Always [...]