Author Archive for Matthew Glover


WHS vs Vail vs Aurora

Chuck Shumar over at Home Server Land has put a comparison together. He compares WHS v1, Vail and Aurora. It makes for interesting reading check it out here. Written by Matthew Glover


Using Hyper-V performance counters to keep an eye on Windows Home Server

After Ben Armstrong had some adventures yesterday with a failing hard drive using Hyper-V and WHS, he is today showing us how to check that all his data is replicating properly on his Windows Home Server. check it out here. Written by Matthew Glover


Diagnosing hard disk failure with WHS & Hyper-V

Just been reading a great article by Ben Armstrong on Virtual PC Guy’s Blog, about what to do in the event of getting a failing hard drive while using WHS on Hyper-V. I have blogged before about running WHS on Hyper-V and I know that some of you are using this kind of setup, Ben […]


AVA Media RipNet – Burn Direct to WHS

AVA media have today announced the release of RipNet for WHSs, Its simple quick and easy, and you only have to wait for the disc to eject. You can now rip your Audio CDs, DVDs and Blu-Ray discs directly from your Windows 7 Media Centre or Windows 7 PC directly to your Windows Home Server (running […]


Windows Home Server built into Fine Furniture

Over at Once Around the Block Harvey Wilson shows you how to build a windows home server into a cabinet. Definitely interesting, well worth a look if not just to see how this crazy idea came too be. It is an old post but when I came across it I thought it was worth sharing. […]


21 Style release Home office Storage Server – HOSS

Italian company “21 style” have brought their WHS offering to the table in the style of a short, sweet and compact Home office Storage Server. The “HOSS Mini Servers fill the space normally reserved for 3 books” There will be 3 different varieties see below: The mini server HOSS comes in three different models: HOSS H4100i and […]


LaCie Introduces World’s First USB 3.0 RAID Storage Solution LaCie 2big USB 3.0

LaCie today announced the availability of the first RAID storage solution to incorporate the new USB 3.0 technology – the LaCie 2big USB 3.0. In addition to the 2big USB 3.0, LaCie also announces the availability of its award-winning single-disk professional solution with a USB 3.0 port – the LaCie d2 USB 3.0. More information to […]


Microsoft add WHS into PinPoint

If you haven’t ever heard of Microsoft Pinpoint then don’t worry many haven’t and I confess I hadn’t until i came across this story. Basically Pinpoint is a database full of all the applications created nearly all windows platforms submitted by the developers. To our valued Windows Home Server V1 add-in developers: Thank you for your […]


Windows Home Server Demo

If you’re new to Windows Home Server and looking to find out more about some of the basic features Windows Home Server has to offer, checkout Michael Gannotti, where he interviews one of the windows home server team going through basic features of WHS. See here.


F-Secure withdraw Home Server Security 2009 Suite

F-secure have decided to withdraw their 2009 Security Suite for Windows Home Server. Although they have not given any reason for the withdrawal, they have issued this statement: End of Sales and End of Life Announcement for F-Secure Home Server Security 2009 Dear Customer, F-Secure announces the End of Sales for F-Secure Home Server Security […]