Tag: Windows

Update on All things Microsoft with Richard Hay – HGG214

Richard Hay, Microsoft MVP for Windows from Http://WindowsObserver.com and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/WinObs joins Jim (https://twitter.com/jcollison) for show #214 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of http://thegeeksnetwork.com/ community. Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: https://www.patreon.com/theaverageguy or if you are in Canada, use https://www.patreon.com/theaverageguy WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live or call in your questions or comments to be played on the show at (402) 478-8450 Full show notes and video at http://theAverageGuy.tv/hgg214 Listen Mobile:   Home Server Show / Surface Geeks /

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Windows 10, Microsoft Band and Home Servers on Open Mike Night!

Jim recently joined Mike Wieger, fellow Omaha Podcaster for episode 34 of Open Mike Nice found at http://wiegertech.com/openmikenight/2014/11/18/microsoft-news-and-home-servers-omn-034.  Jim and Mike talk about the latest with Windows, both Windows 8 and the new Windows 10 Tech Preview, a bit about the new released Microsoft Band, some about Home Servers and NAS devices and a little preview on some future chat about podcasting.  Big thanks to Mike for having me on the show and it was a blast.  You can find of Mike’s podcasts at http://wiegertech.com/   Jim’s Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/jcollison Mike’s Twitter https://twitter.com/wiegertech Contact Jim at jim@theaverageguy.tv Find this and other

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Home Networking, Windows Server 2012 Essentials, Lights Out, the HP N40L, N54L and the Deal with NASA Interns – HT108

Jim (@jcollison) is joined this week by Andrew (@unrealshots) and Christian for Show 108!  We were all about Christian (and Gary’s) Home Networking setup to include an in depth look at Windows Server 2012 Essentials, SharePoint and Active Directory!  How to do it, how not to and how to get it done with what you have!  We also talked about Lights Out, a Windows Server Addin, The HP Microserver N40L and N54L as well as Christian’s Intern experience at NASA. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live. Listen Mobile:   No LIVE show for the

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Home Networking, ZyXel, Pulling Network Cable, VoIP, ENGenious EAP600, PoE, DataShark 70025 Tester, Asus RT-AC66U, Plenum Cable – HT107

Jim (@jcollison) is joined this week by Kevin Schoonover (@schoondoggy1979), Greg Welch (@welchwerks) , Bill Paulmenn (@BillPaulmenn) and Renny Phipps (@rennyphipps) for Show 107!  Part II of a 4 Part Series on Home Networking.  How to do it, how not to and how to get it done with what you have!  Hope you enjoy this episode.  Part 3 will be next weekend (March 9th or 10th, watch twtter) with the guys from BYOB. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live Listen Mobile:   See Jim and Mike Howard on Podcasters Roundtable that was recorded on

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Taking Advantage of Free Cloud Storage for 3-2-1 Backup (Updated)

Even Backup guys need to practice and plan for good backup strategies.  As a Microsoft Windows Home Server MVP and podcaster with the Home Server Show, you would think that of all people, I would have my backup plans documented well and in order.  Well, I do, kind of.  I have been running a bit loose lately and I thought it was time to tightening things up. At home, I currently run a Windows Home Server (WHS) 2011 box with about 2TB of total storage space and 2 TB of storage to back those files up.  I also backup everything

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