Update Rollup 1 for Windows Server 2012 Essentials is available as of today. In this first Update Rollup for WS2012e we have 4 new features and 7 issues which have been addressed: Features that are included in this update Feature 1 Support is added for hosted email message mailbox integration in the Dashboard. The Hosted [...]
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The stable release of StableBit DrivePool for WHS2011, SBS 2011 Essentials and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials has been updated. Version 188.8.131.5232 has the following changes: [D] Fixed rare system crash after boot. [D] Do not purge cache unnecessarily. [D] = Driver was modified (reboot required after update) You can download StableBit DrivePool from [...]
The BYOB podcast for this week is available: This week we are joined by Chris Lux to finish off the media series and talk about Windows Media Center and Vudu. We talk about the PS4, Chromebook Pixel, and Media Browser 3. You can find episode 113 here.
If you are quick you can save 35% on a Drive Bender for WHS license. The Drive Bender for WHS license (supports Windows Home Server 2011 and SBS Essentials 2011 ONLY) normally costs $25 but is currently on sale for $15.95, but hurry as the offer expires shortly. More details are available from here.
ASoft the company behind add-ins AutoExit and AdminMe have redesigned their website with a nice clean interface. For more info on these 2 great add-ins head on over to their new site here.
Its time for another episode of "The Home Server Show" podcast and this week its "When a NAS fits better than a server": When is it better to use a NAS rather than a server in a small business? Some will say never and I’m sure there are dozens of different answers but I have [...]
The beta build of StableBit DrivePool for WHS2011, SBS 2011 Essentials and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials has had an update. Version 184.108.40.20615 BETA has miscellaneous fixes and is probably the last beta before the final release: Fixed extra metadata generation by disk identification (port from 2.0). [D] Driver prohibition (port from 2.0). The [...]
My Movies Home and Essentials Server Solution for WHS 2011 and Windows Server 2012 Essentials has had an update. Version 2.13 Build 2 has the following changes: Fix: AnyDVD registration was broken. Fix: Changes to the backup method, to hopefully resolve out of memory errors for some users. This release can be downloaded from here.
Version 220.127.116.11 (RC1) of Drive Bender is available with SMART updates and performance improvements. Here’s the beta change log: Update: Improved the file deleting speed for folders will a large number of files. Update: The file handling performance has been dramatically improved. Bug fix: Manually activation can fail with an error. Update: S.M.A.R.T. drive detection [...]
Episode 112 of the BYOB podcast is up: “Light show this week, VUDU, UltraViolet, TMT 5, Insteon, Livescribe Sky Wifi Pen on this weeks BYOB Podcast.” You can find all 39 minutes of this weeks episode from here.