Category: Windows Home Server


Migrate from Windows SBS 2003 to Windows SBS 2011 Essentials

Available at the Microsoft Download Center is the Migrating Windows SBS 2003 to Windows SBS 2011 Essentials document. The 47 page guide describes how to migrate an existing Windows SBS 2003 domain to Windows SBS 2011 Essentials on new hardware, and then to migrate the settings and data. The guide also describes how to remove […]


WHS 2011 for $40 with Free $10 Gift Card

Newegg are offering the Windows Home Server 2011 software for $39.99 instead of their normal $59.99. As well as saving by using the coupon code EMCNENB246 (with free shipping) Newegg are also offering a free $10 promotional gift card with the purchase. Microsoft Windows Home Server 2011 64-bit OEM System Builder But hurry as the […]


The BYOB Podcast Episode 85

Episode 85 of the BYOB podcast is up: “Special Guest Chris Barnes from the DMZ podcast thEndUsr joins us to discuss his systems. We’ll also tackle nVidia’s GTX690. Amazon plays me too with their cloud drive. Playon is told to move on. Welcome to Episode 85 of the BYOB Podcast.” You can find episode 85 […]


Add-In: Home Server SMART 2012 v2.2.5.2

Matt Sawyer the developer behind Home Server SMART has coded the last few SSDs into the final beta of Home Server SMART 2012. Home Server SMART 2012 is an add-in for Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials. The free add-in automatically and continuously monitors […]


20% Off at Tranquil PC

UK based Tranquil PC are celebrating their 10th year and to celebrate you can save money when you place your next order. So what’s the deal? You get 10% of any order you place on line, during May 2012 by using the coupon code 10THSPECIAL10 during checkout BUT if you order online before May 10th […]


Log File Locations in WHS 2011

The Official SBS Blog have published an article which explains where all the log files are located for Small Business Server 2011 Essentials (which also applies to WHS 2011). For the details of over ten different log files and where they are located then have a look at this post here.


The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 181

Your weekly dose of The Home Server Show podcast is available with episode 181 just being published: “The Home Server Crew is back and we have a marathon for you. There was plenty to cover since we missed a week.  We have a lot of media related news and gadgets to talk about but the […]


InteliSAN Release LDisk-D Add-In

InteliSAN have released LDisk-D another version of their Disk Pooling and iSCSI Target Storage add-in. LDisk-D does not require a blank hard drive to do its job (unlike LDisk) but does not do Disk Pooling instead being an iSCSI solution for WHS 2011 users. Available for $59 for WHS 2011 users, more information can be […]


50% Off Drive Bender Just $20

Drive Bender are offering a limited time 50% discount on their Home Edition of their Drive Extender type add-in for WHS 2011 users. The Home Edition of Drive Bender plus life time support and maintenance normally costs $40 but the 50% discount lowers this to just $20. Hurry and grab this bargain from here. The […]


Migrating to SBS 2011 Essentials eBook

Small Business Server enthusiast Robert Pearman has written an eBook on migrating to SBS 2011 Essentials. Priced at £2.99 the eBook takes you step by step on migrating to SBS 2011 Essentials from SBS 2003 R2. Starting from preparing your source server to finalizing the migration with network cleanup, its an excellent read for those […]