With the release of the much anticipated Public Beta of Windows Home Server Codename “Vail”, many of you will be wanting to try out the new features but may not have access to suitable hardware. However, if you have a 64 bit PC running a 64 bit OS then you can probably install Virtualisation software […]

Now that Microsoft has released the Public Beta of Windows Home Server Vail, I’m sure many of you are anxious to download the files and get started on installing your own test server. We’ve got guides for installing Vail on the MediaSmart Server, but if you’re performing your own install to a Virtual Machine or […]

No matter what type of server you are installing, I’ve found that having the Windows Home Server Vail Install DVD image on a USB flash key to be the easiest way to perform the installation. Most notably my HP MediaSmart Server EX475 does not recognize the only external DVD drive I own, which is an […]

Now that Microsoft has announced the availability of the public beta of Windows Home Server Codename Vail, I wanted to share an overview to benefit both those of you that will be installing the Beta as well as those that don’t plan to install the Beta but are curious about what Vail delivers. Remember that […]