Category: Windows Home Server


The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 195

Its another week and its time for another episode of ""The Home Server Show podcast: We start out with the 2nd Annual Meetup date and details.  You don’t want to miss it!  I’ll be talking a lot about Synology and differences between 2 and 4 bay units.  Synology also has a new box coming out […]


Add-In: StableBit DrivePool v1.2.0.6817 BETA

The beta release of StableBit DrivePool has been updated to support 3rd party balancing plug-in’s. Here is the full change log for version BETA: Enabled 3rd party balancing plug-in support. To write your own plug-in see: Pool size chart vanished when pool had < 1KB of data. Balance ratio will not decrease unless […]


Drive Bender 20% Limited Discount

Drive Bender have refreshed their website and to celebrate are offering a strictly limited 20% discount on all licenses of Drive Bender. So if you are a WHS 2011 user then now is a good time to buy as Drive Bender for WHS will only cost you $15.95 USD instead of the regular $19.95. Drive […]


RAID Reliability Calculator

ServeTheHome have a RAID Reliability Calculator available. ServeTheHome have a RAID Reliability Calculator which is a simple Simple MTTDL (Mean Time to Data Loss) Model: “Simply put, this calculator will give you a fairly good idea regarding which RAID level is the most reliable given a number of drives. Also, if you do not believe […]


HP PROLIANT N40L for £140 Delivered

ServersPlus have the HP PROLIANT N40L for just under £140 after cashback including free delivery. The N40L costs £239.94 but you get the £100 cashback and free delivery by using coupon code MSFREENDUK bringing the total to just £139.94. Plus you will also receive a MicroServer themed cooler bag to keep your food and/or drinks […]


Server Essentials–More Bench Marks

The PC Doc has updated his benchmarks for the Release Candidate of Server Essentials. …things have not improved in terms of performance.  If fact, some tests were a bit slower.  I am using the same hardware in the same configuration as before for the testing.   I will continue to test all releases including the soon […]


Meet Ups for the Home Server Community

We have a couple of meet ups for you which may be of interest to the Home Server community. Firstly Home Server Show are organizing the HSS Meet up 2012, their 2nd annual meet up which will take place on October, 20th, in a location TBD, although it is sure to be the North Indianapolis […]


A Deluxe Home Server Build have updated their build sheet up for a deluxe Home Server. Based around the Intel Pentium G620T processor with 4GB of RAM, a ASUS P8H77-I mini-ITX H77 motherboard housed in a Fractal Design Array R2 300W case. And all for £2,063.45 – Yikes! You can  find their component list here.


Media on WHS not Populating on Windows 8?

We mentioned a tip the other day from Windows guru Paul Thurrott about getting your media library’s populated when using Windows 8. If you are still having problems getting your media (especially photos) from Windows Home Server populating on your Windows 8 PC then Paul has some further information for you no why this is […]


CloudBerry Cloud Migrator Beta

CloudBerry have announced the beta availability of Cloud Migrator, a service that allows users transfer their files across different cloud storage services without installing any additional software. All copy operations run inside the cloud (on the EC2 machine) and managed through the web interface. The service allows users to copy files between different locations or […]