Tag: "windows home server"


SSD System Drive on WHS 2011

For a good year and half now my EX490 has served me well as the only server in my household.  It takes care of all essentials activities such as media sharing and backup.  It’s the hub of my digital archives, the brain in the distributed backup solution and with VMware it’s my own little cloud.  […]


Turning your HP MSS EX49x into a Virtual Server – Part 2

Introduction This article will cover installing VMWare Virtual Server 2.0 on Windows Home Server and setting up guest operating systems.  Part 1 covered the steps in upgrading the hardware in an HP MediaSmart Server EX490 to deal with virtualization. You will need a copy of VMWare Server 2.0.2, a License Key (given for free after […]


Turning your HP MSS EX49x into a Virtual Server – Part 1

Introduction This article is based around upgrading the hardware in an HP MediaSmart Server EX490.  Later articles will cover installing VMWare Virtual Server 2.0 and guest operating systems. Say What? There are a lot of articles and posts on the internet showing you how to run Windows Home Server in a virtual environment.  I did […]


Apple Release iTunes 10.0.1 To Fix Windows Home Server Issues

Andrew Edney over at usingwindowshomeserver.com has just posted about the Apple iTunes 10.1 fix which will fix bugs that Windows Home Server users have been stuck with since iTunes 10 was released around a month ago. Streaming issues and generally not working correctly with WHS, are just some of the problems users have had to […]


Create a Windows Home Server Vail boot disk on a USB drive

This is a great article showing you how to turn a USB pen drive into a bootable Windows Home Server Vail install disk. Basically it takes the Windows Home Server files and puts them on to a USB thumb drive and makes it bootable, instantly allowing you to boot from the thumb drive and install […]


10 Steps to Connect a computer to your Windows Home Server Vail

Home System Integration have got a good article showing how to connect your computer to Windows Home Server Vail. They go through installing the connector software and configuring once up and running. Check it out here. Written by Matthew Glover www.matthewglover.co.uk


Microsoft add WHS into PinPoint

If you haven’t ever heard of Microsoft Pinpoint then don’t worry many haven’t and I confess I hadn’t until i came across this story. Basically Pinpoint is a database full of all the applications created nearly all windows platforms submitted by the developers. To our valued Windows Home Server V1 add-in developers: Thank you for your […]