Windows Home Server

CloudBerry Lab has released version 2.9 of their popular Cloudberry Backup for Windows Home Server (v1, 2011, and SBS 2011). You can get the new version here and the release summary is posted below. We are pleased to announce that CloudBerry Backup for WHS (v1, 2011 and SBS 2011) , the product that automates data […]

CloudBerry Lab has released version 2.8 of their popular Cloudberry Backup for Windows Home Server (v1, 2011, and SBS 2011). The update includes the ability to store backup plan configuration in the cloud, a security enhancement, and French language support. You can get the new version here and the release summary is posted below. We […]

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 […]

Matt Sawyer of Dojo North Software has posted in the forums with the announcement of a new beta release of his Home Server SMART Add-In plus a special pre-release sale on the upcoming release his WindowSMART 2012 application. He is even handing out 5 free licenses to the first people to contact him. Home Server […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nearly a year ago I wrote a post about building a Mini-ITX HTPC. Since then I have been wanting to build a server to use as a testing ground for Windows Home Server 2011. Since this is meant to be a test server, I wasn’t looking to spend a lot of money. If anything, I […]

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 […]

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 […]