Add-Ins

March 31st has been chosen as World Backup Day, and the folks at Cloudberry are celebrating the event by offering 50% off of their popular Cloudberry Backup for Windows Home Server Add-In, making it only $14.99. We’ve reviewed the Add-In in the past and believe it’s important to have another backup of your most critical […]

Matt Sawyer of Dojo North Software has released an updated beta version of his Home Server SMART Add-In, as well as a standalone Windows application for monitoring hard drive health on non-WHS desktops or servers. This Add-In has been extremely valuable in our Troubleshooting forum to help users discover issues with their hard drives as […]

Matt Sawyer of Dojo North Software has posted in the forums announcing that he is in need of help testing the next release of his popular Home Server SMART Add-In. If you own an SSD, whether in your server or another PC you can help Matt with just a few minutes of your time. See […]

Paul York has written to let us know about an update to his Serviio Add-In for Windows Home Server that manages and installs the free Serviio DLNA media server. The update includes fixes and new features for the Windows Home Server v1 Add-In as well as a new Add-In for Windows Home Server 2011. Here […]

CloudBerry Lab has released version 2.6 of their popular Online Backup for Windows Home Server (original and 2011). Version 2.5 released back in November and added the ability to perform block level backups which shortened the backup time of changes to existing files. The latest release adds continuous backup for near real-time protection. Rather than scheduling a […]

A new version of the handy AdminiMe Add-In for Windows Home Server v1 has just been released by the guys over at ASoft. In a nutshell, AdminiMe is an Add-In that monitors aspects of your server with various forms of logging along with the ability to send regular emails to the user with a summary of […]

CloudBerry Backup has been updated to version 2.5 for both Windows Home Server and Windows Home Server 2011. The big news with version 2.4, in case you missed it, was the ability to perform a differential backup on files of any size — this is a major feature that will shorten backup times and help […]

First, I want to say “Thank you” to those that have left comments about this series of reviews.  Please keep them coming.  While I haven’t directly responded to each one, I’ve been reviewing them for any suggestions you’ve had and tried to incorporate them into the review. I tore down my HP EX495 a couple of weeks […]

Drive Bender released today version 1.2.1.5, their third update since the initial launch on October 14th.  This update corrects the following items: Release v1.2.1.5 release (2011-11-07) – Update: Implemented the “Pool setup wizard”. – Update: Fully integrated help system. – Update: Documentation has been greatly improved. – Bug fix: A number issues with add, merge and convert […]

In the last post, we discussed creating a Pool Instance (Drive Pool) and adding in a blank hard drive to start your pool for a new installation.  For those of you that are currently using Windows Home Server 2011, this article is for you! Terminology Drive Bender allows you to add hard drives to your […]