Stephen Bruce

I am pleased to announce that OverTek LTD in the UK has a new direct replacement PSU for the HP MediaSmart and Data Vault servers.   Back in July 2010 we first learned about OverTek LTD offering a direct replacement PSU for the HP MediaSmart Server.  Since then I have had the opportunity to actually test […]

Last year forum member erail posted a message about how he converted a demo EX470 to become an MediaSmart Server Port Multiplier giving him a matching port multiplier for his EX470 and he did a fine job.  Inspired with what erail had done I decided to do the same and since then I have converted […]

Windows Home Server MVP Nick Asseloos of ASoft, the creator of many popular Add-Ins for Windows Home Server, has now released AutoExit 2010 Beta-1 for Windows Home Server Vail.  This add-is contains the same features of AutoExit for Windows Home Server v1 but this is of course for Vail. AutoExit 2010 for Windows Home Server […]

Andreas Miceli, the creator of popular WHS v1 Add-Ins Advanced Admin Console, Update History, Fritz Box and Scaleo has announced a Technical Preview of Advanced Admin Console vNext Add-In for Windows Home Server Vail and Aurora. Last year Andreas received the We Got Served Reader Award 2009 for his popular Advanced Admin Console Add-In.  He […]

Tentacle Software, creators of the popular add-in Disk Management, have been hard at work with a new add-in called Blackbox for WHS which they have just announced and are soliciting people for testing in an initial closed beta.  For more information and to request access to the closed beta, visit the Tentacle Software website. Blackbox […]

CloudBerry Lab has released v1.6 update for their CloudBerry S3 Backup for Windows Home Server software. This is what CloudBerry Labs indicates as what is new to the 1.6 release: Backup of Network Shares Smart Delete – an option to keep locally deleted files on backup storage Server Edition – designed to run on Windows […]

Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet seems to be the first with many Microsoft rumors, including several Windows Home Server items. On January 27, 2010 she posted about the Windows Home Server “Vail” leak, and now today she has a blog post saying that we can expect updated betas of Vail and Aurora sometime next week. […]

Up until now the only way to replace your power supply was to follow the instructions found here in the Wiki which requires you to modify an existing power supply. I am pleased to announce the availability of direct replacement Power Supply Units for the EXxxx Series MediaSmart Servers now being produced and sold by […]

If you’re a HP MediaSmart Server user and enjoy using your server then have you considered what you would do if your LAN port failed to work?   Oh man that’s one nightmare that I would not wish upon anyone and yet it does happen and so this prompted me to figure a way to restore […]

Back in March I wrote about AdminiMe 2010 written by Windows Home Server MVP Nick Asseloos of Asoft.  Nick has been hard at work on improvements to AdminiMe and fixes of issues reported by users. The new updated software has the same look and feel so if you’re already familiar with AdminiMe then you will feel […]