Category: Windows Home Server


Interview with WHS Product Manager Charlie Kindel

As reported on We Got Served. Windows Home Server Product Unit Manager (PUM) Charlie Kindel is interviewed by Scott Hanselman on many aspects regarding WHS. So sit back, relax put your feet up and listen to this educational half hour podcast. You may find out more about Charlie Kindel from his site cek.log.


Is there a Problem with your Security Certificate?

If you are using a computer without the connector (console) software on it (e.g. at work trying to access your home server) and you try to connect to the web interface of WHS then the following error appears: Home PCs with the connector/console software installed have the server’s certificate automatically installed during connector setup. Computers without the software installed don’t […]


New Anti Virus for WHS from Avast

Terry Walsh from We Got Served has posted details regarding a WHS anti virus product from Avast. It will cost $39.96 – $50 which is a lot cheaper than their server offering and will be available later this year. P.S. Welcome home Terry from the States!


More Online Offsite Backup Solutions for WHS

Following my write up on different online offsite backup providers it was bought to my attention that although IDrive-E offers unlimited backup their pricing page states The concept of ‘Unlimited Storage’ is to facilitate a low one-price plan to backup a PC’s critical data that meets requirement for majority of consumers; there may be some limits based […]


How many hard drives are there in your Home Server?

Tom from Ramblings of a Home Server Tester has posted a server storage screen shot from one of his server PCs WOW over 6GB of storage space!!! Now can you do any better…I wonder?


How To Install uTorrent on Windows Home Server

I used to use my PC to download torrent files whilst sleeping, but since my PCs are now turned off overnight and Windows Home Server is on 24/7 it seemed logical to install uTorrent onto WHS. The other advantage of installing it on the server was that if more than one of us in the house was […]


Add-In: OnTheFlyUnzipper – Automatic Unzipper

Imagine this scenario. You are at a friend’s house and you want to upload 25 files from his PC to your WHS using the upload feature from the Shared Folders tab within the web interface. Now if you have tried this you will know that it takes forever, but no longer. The latest news from […]


Your input – We need more!!!

Apart from helping with topics that you’d like to see covered in Woody Leonhard forth coming Windows Home Server for Dummies book. Andrew Edney has been in contact also. His book Windows Home Server User’s Guide is due to be published in october 2007 and he as well, would welcome your comments for ideas on what to […]


What Ports do I forward in my Router for WHS?

Some of you have emailed asking which ports you need to forward on your router for Windows Home Server. So here we go: The first port to forward to your WHS is the “standard web traffic” (HTTP) port 80, although this is optional. If you don’t forward it, you can access your WHS machine using […]


Discovered WHS Server Page

On my Vista PC I was browsing my Network and Sharing Center – View full map and noticed the server tower icon (bottom, left). Once clicked on, it opens your web browser and displays the following image: I haven’t come across this page before (have you?) and post it here for you to see. The URL […]