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…


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 – Photography web page launched

If your photography is your passion, Windows Home Server is a better way to store, organize, protect and access your digital pictures.  In the March issue of Picture Business Magazine there is a brief article titled, “Microsoft’s Data Protection Plan”. In recent months, our team has attended a couple of professional photography events such as…


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…


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…


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…


CES 2009: Windows Home Server Update – Channel 10 (On10.net) video

Nic Fillingham tracked me down at CES to take a look at some of the new hardware that is being powered by Windows Home Server.  Along with a quick overview of some of the new software features that will be coming with the updated HP MediaSmart Servers, and a Lagotek powered home automation solution that integrates…


Home-based Businesses

  Windows Home Server was designed for consumers and home-based businesses.  In our recent customer satisfaction survey conducted in North America and Europe, we discovered that 25% of the early purchasers of Windows Home Server are running a business out of their home. This led me to do a little digging into the home-based business…


HP MediaSmart Server winner of MacWorld’s "Best of Show"

Congratulations to Hewlett Packard in being selected as a winner of MacWorld’s annual “Best of Show” awards during the 2009 MacWorld Conference and Expo in San Francisco.   The annual awards are given by MacWorld editors to honor products that push the boundaries of innovation, quality and overall creativity. The new HP MediaSmart servers come with…


CES 2009

The Windows Home Server team wrapped the posts again outside of the CES show floor … I thought I would share a few of the pictures.   You can visit the web site at http://www.stayathomeserver.com    Also, check out http://www.winahomeserver.com … t.