Category: News


The Books are Flowing

We have already posted details on four upcoming Windows Home Server books (here, here and here) and today we have details on another two. “Microsoft Windows Home Server Unleashed” and “Windows Home Server Bible”. “Microsoft Windows Home Server Unleashed” by Paul McFedries will be available from Sep/Oct 2007.   Published by Sams this $50 (£36) paperback should be […]


Home Server Banner Mystery

Colin Walker from the tech blog Randomelements has posted details of the mysterious “Home Server Banner” link that appears in the Internet Explorer view toolbars menu. More details from Randomelements. UPDATE: After reading through Colin’s site I noticed on one of his posts that it displayed a weather gadget that displayed the temperature for Gravesend, […]


Windows Home Server Cures Digital Amnesia Disappears

The Windows Home Server Cures Digital Amnesia web page has now gone. Instead readers are re-directed from to the Windows Home Server Homepage at Microsoft has also pointed out that the following re-directs will also occur: – redirects to the WHS blog – redirects to the community forums – redirects […]


WHS History Lesson

Pay attention please else you can sit at the back of the class! Now that we have Windows Home server a short time away from being available shrink wrapped, I thought that a brief history of our beloved home server would be in order. 1999                 First thought paper written about a home server product by Charlie […]

0 Transferred to Domain for FREE

In the beta builds of WHS Microsoft used 2 test domains for their Dynamic DNS service: Beta testers could get a personalized domain name (e.g. for remote access to their home server while away from home. If as a beta tester you registered a personalized domain name with either or prior […]


Windows Home Server ETA and Pricing

Revision 1 of Windows Home Server will be available shortly with an ETA of 15th – 21st August 2007. Collating information which is currently circulating on the web we expect it to be available at £150-£200 £100 British Pounds including local tax. For those of you across the Atlantic we expect it to be between $200-$300 $150-$200 US […]


More Home Server Books

Well we have two new books for you. The first is by Paul McFedries entitled Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows Home Server. The 352 page $30 paperback from the Wiley publishers Visual series will be available from February 5 2008. Book Description:Technology enthusiasts and home users around the globe are buzzing about the latest product from […]


The Knowledge Base is Expanding

Four more Knowledge Base articles have been published by Microsoft for WHS. You receive a disk-related error message or a network adapter-related warning message when you try to install Windows Home Server 939424. How to troubleshoot a problem that occurs when a digital media receiver cannot locate the Windows Home Server-based computer on a network […]


Software Development Kit – RTM Version

The final RTM version of the SDK (software development kit) documentation for Windows Home Server has finally been updated on the MSDN site. You may read it here


The first Knowledge Base articles for Windows Home Server at Microsoft

The first Knowledge Base articles for Windows Home Server have appeared on Microsoft. KB articles 939426, 939217, 939427, 939428, 939429 and 939218 all deal with issues relating to setup and backup. Lets have a look at them: Article 939426 entitled Data may not be migrated or duplicated as expected in Windows Home Server explains why data […]