Category: Windows Home Server


WHS 2011 Software for $45

SuperBiiz have the Windows Home Server 2011 software (CCQ-00128) for $49.99 with free shipping, but use the coupon code DRAGON and it will take 10% off, bringing the total down to just $44.99 saving you $5. You can purchase from here but hurry as the coupon code expires 1/24.


Add-In: StableBit DrivePool Build 5452

Build 5452 of StableBit DrivePool has been released. This latest build of the DE type add-in contains the following changes: [D] Added support for undocumented directory listing file system behavior having to do with indexed requests.        Managed to keep the same parallelized performance aspect of the algorithm, while adding deterministic ordering of results.        […]


The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 169

Episode 169 of The Home Server Show podcast is available. In this weeks edition: “We dive deep into a blog post about Windows 8 and how the new Storage Spaces works.  There are some telling points to discuss about the future of Windows Home Server and how storage management is changing for Windows.  Plenty to […]


Should Additional License Packs be made available for WHS?

Gunnar Peipman on his ASP.NET blog says that Windows Home Server needs a new licensing scheme. Gunnar is recommending that the base package should be 10 licenses as it is right now, but that there should also be an option to buy more licenses such as 5 more at a time on top if required. […]


Enable Auto-Logon on Windows Home Server

Would you like to know how to get Windows Home Server to auto-login? If so, Sean Daniel explains to us how to get this setup on your server by using the tools AutoLogin from sysinternals and Microsoft’s own SRVANY.EXE. This is a great read if you have some applications that you need to run as […]


Another WHS 2011 Build List

WireValley has a users Windows Home Server build list, this one powering WHS 2011 by a AMD Athlon 2 and 8GB of memory in a Thermaltake V3 Black Edition case. Another users build list which you can find here.


Newtech SmartNAS powered by WHS 2011

SmartNAS is a desktop NAS product from Newtech for the small office running Windows Home Server 2011. Up to 6 hard drives can be installed within the SmartNAS which is powered by a Atom dual-core processor and 4GB of memory. Complete with 1Gb LAN interface, 2x USB 3.0 ports and 2x USB 2.0 ports. Also […]


Hard Drive Capacity to Increase 100 Fold

IBM have announced that after 5 years they have been able to reduce the number of atoms required to create a bit of data from about one million to 12. This breakthrough will allow hard drive manufactures to produce much bigger capacity hard drives 100 to 150TB compared with 1TB Today, hard drives use ferromagnetic […]


Add-In: StableBit DrivePool Build 5449

StableBit DrivePool have released another update for its Drive Extender type add-in for WHS 2011 users. Build 5449 has the following changes: Fixed installation issue, where if the previous M4 install failed in the middle, future installs would not work. [D] Fixed directory enumeration issue that was causing the WHS client backup engine to report […]


ReFS File System for Windows Server 8

Microsoft have announced that Windows 8 will feature a newly engineered file system by the name of ReFS in it’s server edition of the product. ReFS, which stands for Resilient File System will be introduced only as part of Windows Server 8 to start with and so naturally will affect users of the next version […]