Weekly Round-up

Lots of great news and blog posts about Windows Home Server appeared over the last week.  I thought I would summarize a few things and provide some of my favorite blog links from the past week. Windows Home Server Futures What’s Next for Windows Home Server?  (wegotserved.co.uk) Podcast:  Home Server Show #29 – CES 2009…

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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…

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Windows 7 and Windows Home Server

The Windows Home Server team is excited to see the progress and excitement around the public beta release of Windows 7.  From the Windows 7 Beta Download “How to Backup a PC” page, you will see this important note near the bottom of the page. Note: The backup methods described here do not preserve installed…

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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…

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VIA ARTiGO A2000 and A1000

Donavon West, over at http://www.homeserverhacks.com has a great write-up on building a Windows Home Server on the VIA ARTiGO A2000 and also the tiny VIA ARTiGO A1000.  VIA ARTiGO A2000 as a Windows Home Server VIA ARTiGO A1000 – Worlds Smallest Windows Home Server   Also, if you comment on Donavon’s A1000 blog post (on…

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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.

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Windows Home Server 120-Day Evaluation Edition

With the first day of CES 2009 getting under way, the Windows Home Server team has decided to make the DVD of the Windows Home Server 120-Day Evaluation Edition available for download from the Microsoft Download Center.   You will need to know how to burn a DVD to get started, detailed instructions are available on…

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CES 2009 - Windows Home Server Hardware News

We are super excited by the overall reception of Windows Home Server in the market. Lots of progress has been made in this new product category that Microsoft established less than 2 years ago with the initial unveiling of the Windows Home Server software at CES 2007. There has been strong adoption around the world with…

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Windows Home Server MVPs - January 2009

The Windows Home Server team is excited to have 4 new MVPs to join our family in helping the ever growing community around the product.  Olaf Engelke (Germany) – frequent contributor on Windows Home Server Community forums Eric Rux (USA) – created the http://whshelp.com site and also wrote a great series of articles on Windows Home Server…

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More news on HP's new home servers ...

A few more reviews on HP’s new MediaSmart Servers that you might be interested in reading, the first two are from Windows Home Server MVPS, Alex Kuretz and Donavon West. MediaSmartServer.net Review:  HP MediaSmart Server EX487 http://www.mediasmartserver.net/2008/12/28/review-hp-mediasmart-server-ex48   HomeServerHacks.com Hewlett Packard Announces Two New MediaSmart Servers http://www.homeserverhacks.com/2008/12/hewlett-packard-announces-two-new.html   BusinessWeek HP’s MediaSmart Server: Second Time’s the…

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