Category: Other Software


Home Server Performance Now Enhanced By Diskeeper Defragmenter

Diskeeper now have a version of their defrag software specifically for Windows Home Server. Families with multiple PCs linked to a server are constantly saving and deleting their favorite music, photos, movies, video and Office files. This causes the files to become scattered or “fragmented” into thousands of pieces across the disk. The more fragmented […]


Avira to Support WHS with Award-Winning Malware Detection and Removal Technology

German security solutions company Avira have announced that they will be offering an award-winning malware detection and removal technology to protect information stored on Windows Home Server. The software which will integrate into the console will offer complete protection against malware attacks on files stored on the server through its on-demand and on-access real time […]


How-to Install SharePoint Services on Windows Home Server

For those of you that don’t know Windows SharePoint Services allows teams to create Web sites for information sharing and document collaboration. And it can be installed with some difficulty for free on Windows Home Server. Luckily Tom from Ramblings of a Home Server User has posted a comprehensive 12 page PDF how to guide […]


Add-In: Recorded TV Manager Add-in for Windows Home Server – Beta 2

Rick Drasch has just posted Beta 2 of “Recorded TV Manager Add-in for Windows Home Server”. For those of you that don’t know, the add-in uses a Windows service application on the Home Server to monitor Media Center recorded TV folders and automatically move or copy content throughout your home server network. Overall, the software […]


Add-In Home Base now Open Source

Aleksei Nipirakis has started to place you source code to his add-in Home Base onto The add-in that allows your Mobile Phone to download files from the Home Server and lets you blog from your phone as well is now Open Source GPL and will enable other developers to build and develop onto it. […]


avast! WHS Edition AntiVirus Updated to 3 Beta

Out a couple of days later than expected is beta 3 of avast! WHS Edition. The first dedicated antivirus add-in for Windows home Server. This latest beta version 4.7.18, 10/16/2007 has: Yet another attempt to set the firewall exceptions correctly on all OS’s GUI improvements (WHS Console) Minor fixes Updates in the AV engine (new […]


Sonos Software WHS Compatible

Sonos is a multi-room wireless system that lets you stream your digital music all over your house from any PC which can include a Windows Home Server. Well, good news the software has been updated to version 2.5 build 8646171 which improves compatibility for streaming music tracks from the Windows Home Server and has been […]


Backup Windows Home Server via FTP

Remote or off-site backups are a great solution for those who wish to protect their WHS files from fire, flood or theft. This adds a great layer of redundancy in case of catastrophic loss. For WHS there are a few remote or on-line backup options out there (iDrive-E, Mozy, Carbonite) and some even offer a […]


avast! AntiVirus WHS Edition – New Beta

For those of you beta testing avast! WHS Edition, we have some good news if one of your client machines is a Vista-based laptop.Due to the way Vista uses profiles within the Windows firewall, the service within Avast! does not communicate with the server correctly. This will be fixed in beta 3 which will be […]


avast! WHS Edition AntiVirus Updated to 2.1 Beta

The guys and girls at alwil software have been really busy.They have just updated their antivirus solution for Windows home Server to version 2.1 beta to include the following improvements: Finally sets the firewall exceptions correctly on all OS’s (i.e. communication with the WHS console should now work immediately, unless a 3rd party firewall product […]