Windows Home Server – Marketing around the world

Microsoft marketers are doing some great work to get the word out about Windows Home Server in their respective countries.  As noted in previous posts, Windows Home Server has been sold in over 50 countries around the world.  Earlier this month Philip Churchill commented about a Users Banquet in Tokyo Japan, which prompted me to…

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February 2009 Update for Windows Home Server

Today the Windows Home Server team is releasing a small update to the product.  This update improves the process by which the Windows Home Server Connector Software gets updated.  Additionally, this update resolves certain issues that could occur when restoring files and folders from Windows Home Server, such as the opening of a Home Computer…

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More than 1 Home Server – Let’s Sync up!

I recently saw a post from Donavon West at Home Server Hacks titled, Syncing Two Windows Home Servers. Donavon wrote up an excellent “how to”. I was able to replicate his 3-step process with my own home servers. With the recent introduction of the new HP MediaSmart Server EX485 and EX487 models, discussion of synchronization…

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Windows 7 ‘Play To’ Feature & Home Server – Extreme Goodness

Like many of you enthusiasts out there, I’ve had the chance to play around with the Windows 7 Beta over the past few weeks.  While I’ve certainly been impressed with its stability, ease of use and overall ‘smooth’ operation, what really struck home its value to me as a media fanatic – and relevance to…

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Windows Home Server Product Demonstration: From the archives

You have to love it when you find something that you forgot even existed!  Like finding an extra $20 in the pocket of a jacket you have not worn in a while.  Well that’s what happened when I was rummaging through the digital archive on our team’s Windows Home Server.  I discovered two videos that…

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Passing the Torch, new General Manager for the Windows Home Server Team

Last week TechFlash reported a change in the leadership of the Windows Home Server team.  Microsoft remains committed to Windows Home Server and is pleased to announce that the team will be led by Kevin Kean, General Manager. Charlie Kindel, the previous General Manager, was asked to join Microsoft’s Mobile Communications business based on his…

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Confessions of a Windows Home Server User

TechReady is a bi-annual readiness and training event for Microsoft technical employees.  It includes sessions on current and upcoming products, technologies and solutions.  While the event primarily targets the enterprise space, Windows Home Server has participated for the past couple of years.  This time around, Windows Home Server was pleased to host a Chalk Talk…

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