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The Home Server Show 84 – PerfectDisk Interview

In today’s show we go over the latest news and add-ins and I also get to chat with Greg Hayes from PerfectDisk.  We get into some serious detail about defragmenting disks and Windows Home Server.  The show notes are limited this week but the podcast is not!   Next week the show celebrates two years in operation and we will have special guest Paul Thurrot on to discuss his server and how he uses it. Add-In Central released PerfectDisk for Windows Home Server Follow the Podcast on Twitter!

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Jim’s Building a New WHS – Choosing the Motherboard

As I mentioned in The Home Server Show 82, I am going to ask for your advice (or convincing) on all the parts needed to build a new WHS. Starting with the motherboard and CPU, we will have an open discussion at the HSS forums (  After a week or two on each part, I will make a decision and we will start with the next component. We may even discuss your posts on the show. My priorities will be to get the best value that is available. Not always the cheapest, but not the most expensive either. I want

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The New Gallup iPhone (or iPod touch) Application – Get Your News Fix Now!

A new iPhone application for all you news and poll junkies is now available.  Gallup (who I work for, full disclosure) has released version 1.0 of it’s soon to be very popular iPhone application that is free to download on iTunes.  The application gives you access to all the latest daily numbers from US polling (like the President’s approval rating), the top news stories from as well as the latest Gallup videos via YouTube. Nothing is more than 2 taps away.  But remember, please don’t try reading it while driving.  I know, it’s tempting. A couple of features that

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The Home Server Show 81

In today’s episode we go over everything that has happened this week including anti-virus for WHS, Mozy, Drive Balancer and more. New Eye-Fi Manager released WHSClamAV DoubleTwist Install Subsonic on WHS Entertainment 2.0  – AJ discusses Windows Media Center Mozy to work on WHS How to setup the itunes server in a media smart server Drive Balancer Discussion Un-Install HP software from MediaSmart Server Troubleshoot Twonky A Virtual Home Server Donations Link Follow the Podcast on Twitter!

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The Home Server Show 80

In today’s episode we go over all the latest news and releases for Windows Home Server.  HP and Tivo are in the news and is Avast for WHS recognizing their new 5.0 client?  Add-In updates and more. Listen to the Podcast Icy Dock MB662 Avast for WHS recognizing the new 5.0 clients? HP and Tivo WHS Health WHS Quicken, Quickbooks, Add-In Central Chris’s favorite financial program, Microsoft Discussions on defragmenting WHS MS Forums thread on defragmenting Doubletwist Follow the Podcast on Twitter!

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