Category: add-ins


WordPress for WHS Add-In

Cougar has been busy working on a WordPress add-in for Windows Home Server. WordPress is what is powered by, and is a superb open source blogging platform. In the past if you wanted to install WordPress onto WHS, it would take a lot of work and configuration, but now the WordPress add-in has just […]


Add-In: BDBB

The  add-in BDBB has been updated to version Also known as the Windows Home Server Backup Database-Backup, the add-in allows you to easily create and restore a backup of the Backup Database created by the Windows Home Server, which contains the backups of all Client PC’s in the home. Version is primarily a […]


Add-In: MSS Fan Control

Developer Alex Kuretz has been busy updating his MSS Fan Control add-in to version The add-in allows you to modify the behavior of the exhaust fans in the HP MediaSmart Server EX470 and EX475 (only), and this latest maintenance release includes a fix for an issue where the Advanced Controls would be modified after […]


Add-In: Remote Alert 1.3

Remote Alert is an add-in by Alexander Kent which monitors remote access attempts to Windows Home Server and logs the information. The add-in also provides an additional security layer to help keep your WHS secure from outside intruders. Version 1.3 features: Real time logon activity status (successful / failed) alerts Real time network activity traffic […]


Add-In: WhsDbDataDump – 1.0.0 Build 2 BETA

The add-in WhsDbDataDump has been updated to version 1.0.0 Build 2 BETA. This add-in extracts the actual backed up data out of the Windows Home Server Backup database enabling you to work with broken databases. And this latest version now has the ability of extracting backed up files from a Windows Home Server backup database […]


Add-In: WHS Mobile 1.5

WHS Mobile version 1.5 is available for Windows Mobile, the Apple iPhone and the iPod Touch and the best news is that its now available from Apple’s App Store. “WHS Mobile is the only application of its kind for Windows Home Server. It allows for simple remote management of your Home Server while on the […]


PHP and MySQL Installer for WHS

Two new add-ins from Nigel “Cougar” Wilks. The first Add-In is called WHS PHP Installer (Version 1.0) which installs a preconfigured PHP 5.2.6 install for Windows Home Server based systems for easy and convenient installation which also allows customization via the PHP.INI file. Once installed via the add-ins folder you can access a test page […]


Add-In: Update History 0.3.0 Beta

The add-in Update History has been updated to version 0.3.0 Beta. This add-in displays the complete system update history so that Windows Home Server owners can make sure their machine is fully patched and up to date. New Features: Search for new updates. This will search for high priority updates for your Windows Home Server […]


Must Have Add-Ins

Technology evangelist Spencer Scott lists 4 of his must have Windows Home Server add-ins which he has tested on his machine. Spencer lists LightsOut, Advanced Admin Console, FTP Manager and WHS Web Logs as his favs, which you can read more about here. What about yours?


Add-In: TV Manager 1.5 Preview

CompuGeek Software has released an update to TV Manager as a preview build to show what’s been added and changed since version 1.0.1 was released back in September 2008. The TV Manager add-in moves your Media Center recordings to your Windows Home Server for storage and management, allowing you to view your moved recordings from […]