Category: Windows Home Server


Video: Connect your iPad, iPhone or Android to WHS 2011 using My Movies

My Movies have posted the following video on how to connect either My Movies for iPad, iPhone or Android to your Windows Home Server running My Movies for Windows Home Server 2011, which allows you to download movies from your server to your mobile device: More information on My Movies can be found here.


Video: Ultimate Windows Home Server Guide Part 1

NCIX Tech Tips have posted part 1 of their video "Ultimate Windows Home Server Guide". This 1st part from the US/CA shopping site goes into choosing the right hardware for their WHS 2011 build, and I must say its impressive. So if you have 11 minutes to spare, give it a view:


StableBit DrivePool Beta Ending and a New Home

StableBit DrivePool is coming out of beta and also has a new home page. StableBit gave the following announcement: The DrivePool BETA is coming to an end. DrivePool now has a new home on And what a nice home it is too, with lots of information on all of the add-ins features and lots […]


The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 174

Episode 174 of The Home Server Show podcast is available, and this week: “We are back with a ton of news.  Windows 8 and Storage Spaces are both still popular items for the week.  There are also a lot of software updates to talk about.” You can catch episode 174 here.


Installing WHS 2011 onto a USB Flash Drive

Brian Burgess from has written a walkthrough on how to install Windows Home Server 2011 onto a USB flash drive. In his how-to Brain takes us through the flash drive setup steps and also links to his WHS 2011 installation steps. A great way of installing WHS if your Home Server has not a […]


Known Issues Joining Windows 8 Beta to WHS 2011

Microsoft has published a Wiki article on TechNet on known issues when you join Windows 8 Beta to Windows Home Server 2011. Apart from the .Net Framework 3.5 issue which we have already covered, also of importance is 3 other issues which others have experienced: Power setting of Client backup doesn’t work. The thumbnail of […]


Computer Monitoring Error Workaround if you have a Mac on your Network

A wiki article is up for those of you who are receiving a computer monitoring error in the Dashboard of Windows Home Server 2011 after installing Update Rollup 2. There are several reasons that the Alert service will generate “Computer Monitoring Error”, including: Client or Server are missing Powershell execution engine. An alert evaluation component […]


Add-In: CloudBerry Backup for WHS v2.7

CloudBerry Backup for WHS, the add-in which automates data backup directly to Amazon S3 and Windows Azure has been updated to version 2.7. The add-in which works for V1, WHS 2011 and SBS 2011 has the following enhancements: 1) Rackspace Cloud Files and OpenStack Object Storage support. This is a new storage option in addition […]


Help Test LDisk in a iSCSI Environment

InteliSAN are after beta testers to help test their add-in LDisk in a iSCSI environment. The final version is nearly ready for final release and InteliSAN will select up to 50 customers and provide them with a free license after 30 day trial/test is over. So if you are interested to help test LDisk in […]


Help Beta Test the Lights-Out Agent for Mac OS X

The developer behind the add-in Lights-Out is looking for beta testers for their new Mac agent. The new Lights-Out Agent for Mac OS X implements a similar feature set as the Windows based Lights-Out client: Automatic server wake-up via WOL Manual server wake-up via WOL Manual server wake-up via Internet Manual server standby Configuration of […]