Windows Home Server Team Blog

"Your guide to all things Windows Home Server"

January, 2009

  • January, 2009 Update for Windows Home Server

    Today the Windows Home Server team is releasing a small update to the product. The update improves the capability of Windows Home Server to repair abnormalities detected in the home computer backup database. The update should be automatically downloaded...
  • 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...
  • Story Time with Windows Home Server

    Events provide an opportunity for our team to have face-to-face interactions with users (and potential users) of Windows Home Server. Peter , a Windows Home Server user, approached one of our representatives in the booth at the Consumer Electronics...
  • New Windows Home Server Videos from Canada's Tech Guru

    Steve Dotto is the popular host of Dotto Tech a technology TV program in Canada.  Steve recently paired up with Microsoft Home Magazine in Canada to complete some video segments on Windows Home Server.  http://www.microsoft.com/canada/home/contributors...
  • 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-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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...