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Add-In: Windows Server Status v1.0.0.0

The add-in Home Server Status has been renamed to Windows Server Status and the developer has put up a version for testing.

The freeware add-in is for Windows 8 and WS2012 Essentials only, and this is what the developer had to say about it:

This is merely the start of a new app. It is not alpha software, barely beta, and is just a step or two from being considered final. This step is using you guys to test it out. Why have I not put out the Windows 7 version yet? Well, I am focusing on those Toast Notifications and some other items on the back-end. So, when I am comfortable with this, then the Windows 7 version isn’t much different and will be released.

So, what does it do?

  1. Tray icon (Best used if you allow it to be shown all the time)
  2. Context menu for quick access to MS Launchpad items
  3. Toast Notifications for backup status. (e.g.: Successfully completed, InProgress, Failed/InComplete) – Toast Notifications can sometimes be a little slower than the client.
  4. Hovering over icon will give you current backup progress in percentage and Last Status date, time, and status of backup.

 
More info including the download link can be found here.

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