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by Damian on April 25, 2012 · 15 comments

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Many of you have probably noticed there hasn’t been much new content coming out from my neck of the woods of late, so I thought I would check in and let everyone know I am still alive & kicking! Really at this point there are two main reasons I haven’t been writing as much of […]

Martin Rothschink of HomeServerSoftware.com has written to let us know that he has released Service Pack 2 for his popular Lights Add-In for Windows Home Server and Windows Home Server 2011. In addition to a bunch of bug fixes and new features, there is also a new Mac client that works with both WHS 2011 […]

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 […]

A few months ago we heard the first preliminary news about Microsoft introducing Disk Pooling in the upcoming Windows Server 8. Microsoft have now posted an article on their Building Windows 8 blog that gives me some hope and confidence that they are seriously looking at making some sort of “Drive Extender” functionality available in the upcoming […]

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 […]

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 […]