Category: Windows Home Server


DrivePool Release First Public Version of BETA M4

DrivePool have their first public version of BETA M4 available for testing. This BETA M4 includes the following changes: Better Dashboard integration. Better Windows integration. Superior pooling engine. 100% native code, runs over NTFS. Duplication changes run in the background. Same general architecture that uses pure NTFS files on the pooled drives. Upgrade instructions […]


Add-In: InteliSAN LDisk v2.0.0.6 RC

InteliSAN LDisk the add-in which adds iSCSI Target Storage capability to WHS has had an update. Version release candidate for WHS 2011, WSS-e and SBS-2011 includes the following changes: Improvements: Improved error recovery for Failed Disks Automatic detection of new disks VMWare/ESX iSCSI support Online Help updates Fixes:       5.   Corrections in pie chart […]


KeepVault Acquired by AuthenTec

Proxure today announced that their online backup service KeepVault has been acquired by AuthenTec a leading provider of mobile and network security. Here is their press release: AuthenTec Acquires Proxure to Enhance Security Offerings for Consumers, Small Businesses MELBOURNE, Fla., January 9, 2012 – AuthenTec (NASDAQ: AUTH), a leading provider of mobile and network security, […]


Problems Restoring a Sony Vaio F Series with WHS V1

Paul Roberts had some problems restoring a Sony Vaio F Series laptop with version 1 of Windows Home Server. Although the restore process did install the proper drivers for the 64bit Realtek PCIe GBE controller and the hard drive it could not find his WHS via the network and even opening up the Console and […]


Stream Video to the XBOX 360 from WHS 2011

Rik Hepworth reminded me that if you want to use your Xbox 360 to watch video streamed from your Windows Home Server make sure that the Guest account is enabled on the server. Although streaming is turned on by default enabling the guest account and disallowing it’s access to everything except the folders you want […]


G Data Internet Security for Home Server

G Data Internet Security for Home Server protects both version 1 of Windows Home Server and WHS 2011 and up to 5 connected PCs. Protection is controlled centrally on the home server and is completely transparent on the PCs connected to it. The G Data Internet Security for Home Server includes a AntiVirus, Firewall, AntiSpam […]


The Media’s View on Storage Spaces

We explained about Windows 8’s feature called Storage Spaces in our article the other day entitled Drive Extender Reincarnated in Windows 8? For those of you who haven’t read the original article yet I recommend you head over to MSDN to read it. In the meantime the blogosphere have given there opinion on Storage Spaces […]


The BYOB Podcast Episode 73

The latest edition of the BYOB podcast is up and this week its all about Data Recovery, Encryption and Hard Drives: …we have the pleasure of being joined by Scott Moulton owner/founder of  We had a blast and learned an incredible amount about data recovery, hard drives, SSDs, and encryption…Get comfortable as this 2:10 […]


Installing the Connector Software for WHS v1

Blog groovyPost takes us back to basics and explains how to add a Windows 7 client PC to version 1 of Windows Home Server. From where to download the connector software from to the completed installation this guide takes us through the entire setup process for connecting a Windows 7 PC to WHS (v1). You […]


Stream from WHS to an iPad using Air Video

PC Doc on his blog "The Doc’s World" has an article on using Air Video to stream content from your Home server. In his article the PC Doc explains how to setup the application on a iPhone, iPad or iTouch and explains how to install and setup the software on Windows Home Server too. Air […]