Category: Windows Home Server

ioSafe Solo Install (Part 2) – Using the BDBB WHS Add-in!

In Part 1, we covered the unboxing, installation and setup of the new ioSafe 1 TB external hard drive that is both fire and water proof.  You can find the entire post here. By now, I have the ioSafe running and the contents of my Home Server folders backed up and protected.  There is one thing left to do. In Part 2, we are going to look at the steps necessary to set up my WHS so that I can use it to backup my PC backups.  We will install the BDBB add-in as well as run it.   Here we

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The Home Server Show – 49 Avast and Antivirus software on your Windows Home Server

The Home Server Show – 49 Avast and Antivirus software on your Windows Home Server On today’s show we talk about whether or not you should run Antivirus software on your Windows Home Server. We also go in depth on Avast for Windows Home Server.  There is a lot of info in this show and you will find the links to all topics discussed in the show notes at homeservershow.com Let Dave know what antivirus software you are running on your WHS and how it’s running for you. Contact Dave here. News and Items discussed on this episode Top Internet

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The Windows Home Server Reload. Follow It Here…

Friday, July 3rd  [spp-timestamp time="2:45"] PM.  I have been having some difficulty with my Windows Home Server over the last several months and it’s time to rebuild it from scratch.  It not has hard as you think, so I thought I’d bring you along on the process.  I’ll try to post some screen shots and pictures to give you a good idea of how you do it and what the home server can do.  So over the weekend, I’ll just keep adding to this post.  It will be fun.  Join me. Remember, I search (and rebuild servers) so you don’t have

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The Home Server Show 47 – MVP, Smartphones, and Fire!

In show 47, we talk about everything under the sun.  We might even mention a home server here and there!  We mostly cover the ioSafe Solo video that was posted on July 1st as well as the new MVP’s, and some smartphone discussions. Here are the links to items discussed on show 47. Windows 7 Pre-Order Announcement. Order yours today before July 11, 2009. WGS Windows 7 Options and Details MSWHS Nod32 Antivirus iPhone Client for WHS Fantastic deal on the ioSafe Solo 500 gig drive at Provantage.com Microsoft Smartphone??? Leave me a voicemail with Skype! Click me to call

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I Have A Need…A Need For Getting Better Transfer Speeds From My WHS

  One of the things that has bothered me the most about my WHS (Windows Home Server) experience that been the incredibly slow file transfer speeds that I get from my client boxes to the server and back.  Granted, I am using older equipment with slow processors, IDE drives and 10/100 network devices, but the fact still remains, I want more speed! Joe DiFiglia over at Computing on Demand posted some good info back in early June on a tweek that will get you some serious speed from the new gigabit switches and network cards.  It would be a couple

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Home Server Show Host is Microsoft’s Newest MVP

Home Server Show founder and host Dave McCabe was awarded the title of MVP today by the WHS Microsoft Team!  Congratulations Dave!  Wondering just what an MVP is?  Microsoft states: Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) are exceptional technical community leaders from around the world who are awarded for voluntarily sharing their high quality, real world expertise in offline and online technical communities. Microsoft MVPs are a highly select group of experts that represents the technical community’s best and brightest, and they share a deep commitment to community and a willingness to help others. I have been listening to the Home

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