Introduction to Windows Home Server “Vail” SDK

Hi everyone! My name is Dileep and I am a Development lead with Windows Home Server team. It has been more than a week since we released the beta builds of the next version of Windows Home Server “Vail”, and we are very encouraged by the download and the feedback pouring in through connect. Thank…

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Windows Home Server Power Pack 3 - PP3 Beta Update

Hey everyone,  As some of you know, we have started blogging over on the Windows Team Blog back at the beginning of September with a new blog called the Windows Home Server Blog. So, if you haven’t already added this blog to your feed, please do. For the moment we are planning on blogging from both…


Windows Home Server Team is soliciting feedback in 2nd annual usage & satisfaction survey

Did you know… That most English language users found out about Windows Home Server through a blog or online product review, versus magazine or newspaper articles for German language users? That product “features and specifications” was widely regarded as the most important factor, followed distantly by price, when it comes to Windows Home Server purchase?…

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Windows Home Server Software Development Kit (SDK) adds Japanese Language Support

The momentum behind Windows Home Server add-ins continues to grow!  The Windows Home Server team is very pleased to announce the availability of the Japanese Software Development Kit (SDK).  The SDK provides developers with guidance, for example application programming interface (API) information, on how to create programs that integrate with the Windows Home Server Console. …

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Windows Home Server Power Pack 3 BETA – Includes enhancements for Windows 7-based computers

We are pleased to announce the Windows Home Server Power Pack 3 Beta which improves the Windows Home Server experience with Windows 7 and Windows Media Center by providing the following new features: Backup and restore of computers running Windows 7, Windows 7 Libraries integration, enhancements for Windows Media Center, and better support for netbook…

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Windows Home Server will be at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans

It’s summer, so it’s time for the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC).  During this annual event, Microsoft and the Windows Server Solutions Group share strategies and visions for addressing the challenging economy, saving customers money, and helping partners and customers compete confidently. Senior leader keynotes include Steve Ballmer (Chief Executive Officer) , Stephen Elop (President,…

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Windows Home Server - Imaginations are unleashed with the Add-in Idea Challenge

Earlier this month, Terry Walsh at We Got Served announced the launch of a new Windows Home Server add-in competition.  Announcing the Windows Home Server Add-In Idea Challenge ‘09! With an interesting format, this competition should attract the attention of a broad group of Windows Home Server enthusiasts.  As opposed to actually developing the Windows…

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Running the Windows Home Server Console on a MAC

One of the developers on the Windows Home Server team, Gautam, was goofing around on a Mac during his off hours and put together this awesome set of instructions and screenshots for running the Windows Home Server Console on a Mac.  This article describes how to configure your Mac to be able to get the…

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Windows Home Server MVPs - April 2009

The Windows Home Server team is excited to have 2 new MVPs added to our MVP family.  Please join me in welcoming our latest additions: Alexander  Köplinger (Germany) – contributor on http://www.home-server-blog.de/ and author of OnTheFlyUnzipper Add-in Jim Clark – frequent contributor on http://wegotserved.co.uk I look forward to their continued contributions to the Windows Home Server Community. -Jonas


Windows Home Server Website Updated

Possibly lost among the frenzy of the Power Pack 2 release, and the addition of Windows Home Server software to MSDN, was the update today of our very own product website. While clearly not a complete overhaul, we think it’s improved in a couple of key ways: A simpler and more contemporary layout Snappy scrolling…

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