Windows Server Solutions add-ins by Office Maven, HP Proliant Microserver G8, StableBit Scanner – HT130

Home-Tech-Album-125x125_thumb1_thumb1Jim (@jcollison) is joined this week by Christian Johnson and Windows Home Server MVP John Zajdler (@Dieharder) for Home Tech episode #130

With John Zajdler on the show, you know we are going to talk some about Home Servers!  We also catch up with Christian and here about his new plans for the fall as well as some big announcement from Jim.  It’s a jam packed show, so let’s get started!

Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at

Listen Mobile:

What’s New and a LIVE First Look at Windows 8.1 Preview, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Preview with Hyper-V – HT124

BYOB 128

John Z’s Review Unit: 32GB DataTraveler Workspace [DTWS/32GB] – by Kingston –

Reviews sponsored by your use of our Amazon link:

[7:02] Christian’s Announcement]

Christian is the headliner in a ComputerWorld article!  – Businesses adopting robots for new tasks

[12:44] General Announcements] sponsors the Average Guy Network at the 2013 Meetup

Rides to the meet up – get signed up at the – If you need or can give a ride fromf the airport on Friday / Sunday –

Big thanks to Phil Churchill from for covering Home Tech! –

Good to hear from Chris Chamlee from the Friendly Computer Center, LLC ( in west Texas – he reads the show notes – Do you?  Let me know:

[16:08] Home Server Discussion]

The Office Maven has released all new versions of their Windows Server Solutions add-ins for use with Microsoft’s Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials and Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard/Datacenter (with WSEE) server operating systems –

[19:40] – John called Jim, Dave

TechHead have an article on the HP ProLiant MicroServer G8 where they take a look at the CPU, the disks and controller, the memory and networking capabilities as well as all the other hardware features in HP’s newest MicroServer. –

Windows IT Pro have a review of the HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 and the HP PS1810-8G Switch.

A first look at the HP Gen 8 Microserver –

The Bio Mode discussion for the N40L –

The Gen 8 on Newegg:

The beta build of StableBit Scanner for WHS2011, SBS 2011 Essentials, Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials and WS2012 Essentials has had an update.  Version /2941 –

WHS 2011 Media Collector addin in development at WGS. –

Subsonic –

UR3 for Server 2012 Essentials available at Connect.

Microsoft Server and Could Platform –


Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview: Your cloud on-ramp is under construction –

[51:55] Christian talks about his tech that he used this summer]

[1:05:10] Show wrap and Announcements] sponsors the Average Guy Network at the 2013 Meetup –

Join us for the Meetup – Icy Dock MB153SP-B DAS Array – they call it the fat cage

Roku 3 Review by Amish –

Chomecast has been delayed to October 17th now (Update) Amazon said it will ship sooner!

Update on tech scholorship fund – we are off and running!

Sport-Fi S6 Giveaway.  Tell a friend, have them email with the show number they listen to and win!  Make sure they mention you

Thanks for listening!

Facebook Page:

Facebook Group:

If you’d like to subscribe to the show, click on to update your iTunes library, or for other Podcast downloading applications, please click on the RSS Feed and pick your Pod Catcher of choice!

Or, you can now stream the show online at at

The Show Announcements and Schedule:!/TheAverageGuyTV

Jim’s Twitter:!/jcollison

Andrew’s Twitter:!/unrealshots

Contact Christian:

Contact the show at

Find us on Facebook:

Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at

Some links may contain affiliate codes that benefit the Average Guy Podcast Network.