Category: News


Entry DIY Storage Server Buyer’s Guide

ServeTheHome have a Entry DIY Storage Server Buyer’s Guide, which may be ideal for those of you also thinking of building your own Windows Home Server. Their guide give a parts list for both a Low-Power mITX solution as well as a Low-cost mATX solution. “Taking user feedback, both configurations are much less expensive than […]


Entertainment 2.0 – The WHS 2011 Episode

This weeks edition of the Entertainment 2.0 podcast is all about Windows Home Server 2011. For episode 147 of the Entertainment 2.0 podcast Josh Pollard had the opportunity to sit down with Microsoft Windows Home Server MVP Dave McCabe, and host of the BYOB podcast, Mike Faucher, to talk about Windows Home Server 2011. Richard […]


Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials Presentation in Louisville

The Kentucky SBS User Group (KYSBSUG) has an open invite for a talk on Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials. There has been a lot of talk about Windows Storage Server Essentials 2008 R2 (formerly code named "Breckenridge"). Unfortunately, there hasn’t been much in the way of hardware from vendors. Good news though – […]


The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 155

Another week and its episode 155 of The Home Server Show podcast: “The guys are back for episode 155 and it’s chock full of Windows Home Server goodness.  We dredge up the old argument of antivirus on Windows Home Server since it’s been a while since we have discussed it.  Paul Braren, aka TinkererGuy from […]


Steve Jobs 1955 – 2011

Steven Paul Jobs, co-founder and until last August CEO of Apple Inc passed away Wednesday at the age of 56. The man behind the Mac, iPod, iPhone and iPad had a long battle with pancreatic cancer. His family released the following statement: Steve died peacefully today surrounded by his family. In his public life, Steve […]


The HP ProLiant MicroServer and WHS – Certified

Windows Home Server 2011 is now certified on the HP ProLiant MicroServer. This is great news because WHS 2011 is now HP supported and OS partner certified. But you may ask what does this actually mean? Firstly HP will now provide technical support for the HP ProLiant MicroServer drivers and the ProLiant management software that […]


AWIECO WakeOnLAN Pro Beta Testers Required

AWIECO are looking for beta testers for their WakeOnLAN Pro add-in. AWIECO WakeOnLAN allows you to remotely turn on a computer. It enables the Server to start up every computer attached to your network and also power off a computer out of the Launchpad. The Pro version adds giving users individual rights to turn computers […]


The Drobo – An Out Of Box Experience

Some WHS enthusiasts are using a Drobo alongside their Windows Home Server’s, so if you would like to read an out-of-box experience on this impressive piece of hardware then Byte online have such an article for you. Drobo FS: Safe, Uncomplicated Network Storage For Non-Techies is a three page article by David McCabe which can […]


FreeNAS or WHS 2011 for Streaming

A viewer asks the question FreeNAS or WHS 2011 for streaming media Patrick Norton and Robert Heron answers that question on Tekzilla:


The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 154

Episode 154 of The Home Server show podcast is up, which this week has a little of everything: …Skype bugs, Home Server news, Drive Extender Add-In’s, RAID, Amazon Fire, MyMovies speculation, Windows 8, and more Media Center talk than normal. You can find it here.