Windows Home Server Team Blog

"Your guide to all things Windows Home Server"

November, 2007

  • Home Computer. Home Network. Home Server.

    In the 1960s & 70s the idea of a home computer was unheard of outside of science fiction circles. Before the late 1980s home networks were unheard of. In 1975 Microsoft was founded with the vision of putting "A computer on every desk and in every...
  • SyncToy 2.0 (Beta) - I Sync therefore I Am

    SyncToy 2.0 Beta for Windows is available as a free download from the Microsoft Download Center. The easy to use, customizable application helps you copy, move, rename, and delete files between folders and computers. You can use SyncToy to synchronize...
  • Windows Home Server November 27th Update - A few details

    After installing the November update you will notice that your network health turns red on your home server. With the November update, you can now get a trusted SSL certificate for your <your_name>.HomeServer.com domain name. If you have already...
  • Update on the way...

    Hi all. Next week on Tuesday, Nov 27 we will release a new update for Windows Home Server software. This is a scheduled update - part of the ongoing process of continually enhancing the customer experience with Windows Home Server. The new functionality...
  • C-SAT

    ...is an acronym we use a lot here in Redmond, short for "customer satisfaction." Its all about listening to customers, answering the crucial question, "Do they like our stuff or not?" and then applying feedback to ongoing development. Some good customer...
  • CNET Seal of Approval

    Nice to see an "Excellent" 8.7 out of 10 review of the HP MediaSmart Server on CNET. "Microsoft's Windows Home Server is the best, easiest-to-use answer to backing up and corralling all of the disparate media files in a networked home. And delivered...
  • New Video Interviews - Channel 9 & 10

    Two new video interviews about Windows Home Server went live this morning. One on the enthusiast targeted blog site Channel 10 and one on the developer site Channel 9 . Over on 10 you can catch a video interview of yours truly talking about the online...
  • 3,2,1...ignition!

    Today is Windows Home Server launch day! We're announcing a number of things. First, the HP MediaSmart Server is now on sale on leading retailer sites, such as Amazon , Best Buy , Buy.com, Circuit City and Comp USA . (Officially pre-order, but shipping...