Windows Home Server - Can It Be a SOHO Solution?

Although the name of Windows Home Server may make you inclined to believe that it is only for consumer households, it can also be very functional in a small office/home office setting. One article that was recently brought to our attention came from SMB PC Magazine (See page 7). The article provides an overview of…

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Update improves Windows Home Server Console display on some Netbooks

There is good news if you are one of the many people that purchased a netbook computer over the past while. A home server and a netbook can be a complementary solution. In addition to the image-based backup software included in Windows Home Server, the ability to augment the netbook storage space with a home…

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Windows Home Server - Canadians Put More Importance on Photos Stored On Their PC Than Their Financial Information

Last month, Microsoft Canada reported survey results by Ipsos Reid that found Canadians value personal information but aren’t taking measures to keep it secure.  Zibb.com and a few other online outlets picked up the story.  Read it here. Sadly, 55% of respondents said that they have actually lost important files from their PC.  Faced with…

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Hard Drive Not Found and Data Recovery with Windows Home Server

Now that Windows Home Server has been available for almost a year and half, I am amazed at how many people do not protect themselves with a Windows Home Server from a Dead Hard Drive or Disk Crash and from these four terrible words strung together in white text on a black screen, “hard drive not found”  . As Joel Evans,…