June 2011

An update to Drive Bender, the DE replacement for Windows Home Server 2011, has just been released. See the release notes below: Release v1.1.4.1 – beta (2011-06-07) – Bug fix: Under high CPU usage, a number of file system errors could occur. This bug also effected other areas of the application, and could have cause […]

The following is a guest article contributed by forum member (and one of my former HP co-workers) “Pete”, who has also shared his LX195 MythTV setup with us in a previous article. I have successfully setup Ubuntu and Raid5 on a couple of different Media Smart Servers, and found the process not all that bad. […]

My Movies has just made available a new pre release to download, about a week after their previous release. One thing I need to check for is if an issue I was having where adding TV Shows to the WHS Console would crash it has been fixed. All downloads can be found here. Also, for more […]

Windows Home Server MVP, Martin Rothschink has been in touch to let us know that Lights-Out for Windows Home Server 2011 is now available to download and is no longer in Beta. Currently a popular Windows Home Server V1 Add-In, Martin has updated it so that it functions specifically on the new release of Windows […]

Details have been slowly coming out over Windows 8, and yesterday Microsoft released the first preview of Windows 8, sporting a new look and feel.  The focus, at least in the first preview, appears to be more of a touch based interface with App integration. The look is definitely quite different from Windows 7, I […]

Nick of ASoft has let us know that they have released a new Beta 2 version of the popular AutoExit 2011 Add-In for Windows Home Server 2011. The new release is comprised mostly of bug fixes and includes the ability to add computers that do not have the Windows Home Server Connector installed. You can […]

Paul York has written to let us know about a new Add-In for Windows Home Server v1 that manages and installs the free Serviio DLNA media server. Here is what Paul has to say about his Add-In and the Serviio media server. If you’re not familiar with Serviio, it is a transcoding-capable media server that […]

DataCore has just released a beta version of their DriveHarmony software that is meant to be a replacement for the Drive Extender feature that Microsoft removed from Windows Home Server 2011. Be sure to read the release notes carefully as it does contain some important warnings, specifically that the beta will expire after 30 days […]