Category: Windows Home Server


Add-In: LDisk

The add-in LDisk has had an update: LDisk™ Adds Disk Pooling and iSCSI Target Storage capability to Windows Home Server-2011, Windows Storage Server-Essentials, and SBS-2011 Essentials. Using LDisk™, you can create a single appliance to provide all your storage and backup needs. Drive Pooling / Drive Extender iSCSI Target Storage/SAN IP SAN (Storage Area Network)- […]


The BYOB Podcast Episode 82

The BYOB podcast for this week is up and this episode has lots of info on SSDs plus the nVidia GTX680, the AMD Opteron and did we mention SSDs? You can find episode 82 here.


Add-In: WHS Outlook 2011 Released

The Office Maven (also known as Mike Craven) has released WHS Outlook 2011 an add-in for Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials. WHS Outlook 2011 can now run Microsoft Outlook on any computer on your network (or on any computer anywhere in the world) […]


The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 178

Episode 178 of The Home Server Show podcast is available with the weeks Home Server news and views from Dave and the guys: We have two servers to talk about.  The Lacie 5big Network 2 and the HP Microserver N40L.  Lots of other hardware to talk about and…I’ll also show you how to transfer photos […]


Restore Previous Versions in Windows 8

The File History feature in Windows 8 is an easy way to restore previous versions of files but if you want to try it out do you know what to do? If you don’t then not to worry as the How-To Geek has a tutorial on setting up File History using a shared folder which […]


Host Virtual Machines on WHS 2011

Matthew Hodgkins used to run a few Virtual Machines under Hyper-V for testing purposes when he was using a Windows Server 2008 R2 file server, but now since he is using WHS 2011 he wanted another solution. That solution was VirtualBox and Matthew explains in part 1 of "How to run VirtualBox on WHS 2011" […]


TechNet WHS 2011 Document Tracker

Don’t forget that the TechNet Wiki Resource for Windows Home Server 2011 is available to help you with any WHS 2011 issues you may encounter. The resource tracks all the Wikis published for Windows Home Server 2011 and has lots of great info in the following categories: Server Deployment and Configurations Client Deployment Remote Web […]


What’s New in Server 8 for WHS Users

If you would like to have an overview of what’s new in Windows Server 8 then TechRepublic have a great post for you. As these new features will eventually come down to the next version of Windows Home Server, its good to know what we are going to get, and good it is. From the […]


Accessing Other PCs in Windows 8

If you are using Windows Home Server with Windows 8 then Paul Thurrott has two solutions for overcoming viewing your other PCs on your home network. Paul explains in detail how to configure your Homegroup and how to access your network shares which will enable you to view your other PCs in Windows 8. You […]


Add-In: StableBit DrivePool Build 5974

Version of StableBit DrivePool is available for Windows Home Server 2011 users. So, what’s new in this version apart from losing its beta status and now being a release version: Added translations for Spanish, French and German. [D] Tweaked timing between pool mount and pool part volume enumeration. This addresses disappearing shares on really […]