Windows expert Paul Thurrott has showcased a series of Windows Home Server Power Pack 1 screen shots on his SuperSite for Windows. Paul has published 8 PP1 install screens and 14 from the PP1 backup process.
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The Systweak Blog are doing a series of articles to show users that setting up and using WHS can be easy and, more important, that it can be used to simplify their digital lives by protecting their important files and making them available in a variety of different ways. Their first article WINDOWS HOME SERVER: […]
The Windows Home Server Software Development Kit (SDK) has been updated for Power Pack 1, including new support for the client PC side (i.e. notifications to/from home computers). Read it on MSDN here.
MediaSmartServer.net have got steps documented to help those folks that either inadvertently got the original (broken) HP 1.3 update, or manually installed it from the HP website. The steps require RDP access to the server, and are NOT HP supported. Download the new 1.3 update from here: ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software10/COL22922/dv-60259-3/ Remove the old 1.3 add-ins McAfee and […]
HP MediaSmart Server Update Readme The award-winning HP MediaSmart Server continues to benefit from the extensibility of the platform, adding robust software enhancements. What’s new? About HP Add-ins for Windows Home Server Enhanced Media Streaming with the PVConnect Add-in McAfee Server Side Anti-virus Protection Add-in Windows Vista 64-bit Operating Systems Compatibility HP MediaSmart Server Defect […]
Hot on the heels after Microsoft’s Power Pack 1 release, HP has released a software update for the HP MediaSmart Server. This update delivers enhanced media streaming capability from PacketVideo and server-side anti-virus protection from McAfee called the Total Protection Service. The HP MediaSmart Server is also prepared for compatibility with 64-bit operating systems. The […]
Great news everybody, Windows Home Server Power Pack 1 (PP1) has been released to manufacturing (RTM). The English version is now available from Microsoft’s Download Center with it’s range of enhancements: Support Windows Vista x64 editions Backup of home server Shared Folders Improvements to remote access More efficient power consumption Better performance Fix for the […]
Sam Woods ad-in has been updated to version 188.8.131.52 with finalized localization support for all forms and controls and refactored Enum processing for localization support. The Windows Home Server Disk Management Add-In is designed for users who need more detail about their server’s storage status than what the standard WHS Server Storage interface provides. More […]
Microsoft have published a Knowledge Base article that highlights applications that will not work with Windows Home Server, prior to the release of Power Pack 1 (PP1). If you store Outlook.pst files and/or Quicken files on your home servers then you could run into problems as either of these solutions are not supported on any […]