Posts Tagged ‘WHS’

WHS is Dead: Taking a Look at Why the Product “Failed”

Recently Microsoft announced that Windows Home Server will not see another version and is effectively discontinued. I actually think this makes a lot of sense, as I always felt that once the new drive extender technology was re...


AdminiMe 2012 for Windows Home Server (WHS V1) Released

A quick note, AdminiMe 2012 for the original Windows Home Server (Windows Server 2003 based kernel) has been released. I have covered AdminiMe a few times (also here for an upgrade), and it is an add-on I use in my Windows Home...



Map Eye-Fi to Windows Home Server 2011 Share to Save Files to the WHS

The Eye-Fi Pro X2 is a cool product that I will be featuring a bit more on ServeTheHome.com. For those that are not familiar with the product, it allows one to transfer images and video from a SecureDigital card enabled camera ...


Windows Home Server 2011 and Small Business Server 2011 Release Candidates

Microsoft’s Windows Home Server Vail platform has had a rough development cycle. First cheered for the public beta with a slew of new media features such as on-the-fly transcoding, the euphoria did not last. This fall, Mi...



Vail Abandons Drive Extender V2 – An Opportunity for Microsoft, I Hope

As many people have seen, the Windows Home Server team stated that Microsoft is abandoning Drive Extender V2 in Vail. Many are crying foul and have even started to petition Microsoft to bring the new Drive Extender back which c...


Recover Data off of a Windows Home Server Failing Drive

All hard  drives will eventually fail. Some earlier than others. As some readers may remember, The Big WHS lost three of eight new Western Digital Green 1.5TB drives earlier this year within a three month span, leading me to p...



Installing Windows Home Server Connector Software Without the CD

This video tutorial will show you how to install the Windows Home Server Connector Software without using the CD/DVD. As netbooks, usually without optical drives, flood the market, this is often the easiest way to install the c...


How to remove a drive in Windows Home Server

Sometimes you may want to uninstall a drive that you have connected to your Windows Home Server. WHS makes this easy and this guide and video tutorial will take you through the necessary steps to remove a drive without losing d...



Supermicro X8ST3-F Motherboard

Supermicro X8ST3-F Motherboard Review

My main server, the Big WHS now houses over 60TB of storage, runs multiple VM’s, and has over 10 Gigabit NICs. At the heart of this server, is a Supermicro X8ST3-F. It was not the first motherboard I tried in the server, ...


ASoft’s AdminiMe 2010 Windows Home Server Add-in – Update 1

As a quick update to the previous AdminiMe 2010 review, ASoft released an update to its popular AdminiMe 2010 Add-in. It appears as though ASoft does take feedback very seriously as a bug/ quirky feature noted in the initial Ad...