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Windows Home Server – Power Pack 1 released

Windows Home Server – Power Pack 1 released

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The Windows Home Server team has whsjust recently released the much anticipated Windows Home Server Power Pack 1 and is now available on the Microsoft Download Centre!

Additional details can be found on the Windows Home Server team blog:


Power Pack 1 provides a range of improvements. These include the following:

• Support for home computers that are running Windows Vista x64 editions

• Backup of Home Server shared folders

• Improvements to remote access

• More efficient power consumption

• Improved performance

Additionally, this update resolves the data corruption issue described here


Additional resources:

Windows Home Server Community Forums

Windows Home Server Release Documentation

Power Pack 1 KB Article (KB944289)

Windows Home Server Home Page

  • Finally!  I did the manual download, got the HP Update, and all is running great.  I also downloaded some add-ins I found at

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