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An Exclusive First Look at the HomeServerSync Add-In Beta for Windows Home Server


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Earlier tonight we posted about Tranquil’s HomeServerSync Add-In – now we take a closer look.


Here is the post from earlier: HomeServerSync Pricing Revealed and Beta Invite

If you want to learn more about what HomeServerSync is, click here:

So as I am on the beta I thought I would post about my experiences with it so far.


Installing the add-in is just the same as with any other Windows Home Server add-in.

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When you have restarted the Windows Home Server Console you will see a new tab called Offsite Backup.

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If you click on this it opens the HSS area.

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The first thing you need to do is click on the Register button, then fill in all your details.

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Then you click on the Settings button and fill in your details you just set up, then click the Sign In button.

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You can also change the schedule settings here, and set a password if you want to use encryption.


You can add files to be backed up by clicking the Add File button and selecting your file.

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And you can add folders to be backed up by clicking the Add Folders button and selecting your folder.

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Just repeat this process for each item you want backed up.

If the HomeSync Service is not running, click on the Start Service button.

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Andrew Edney
Andrew Edney
I am the owner and editor of this site. I have been interested in gadgets and tech since I was a little kid. I have also written a number of books on various tech subjects. I also blog for The Huffington Post and for FHM. And I am honoured to be a Microsoft MVP since January 2008 - again this year as an Xbox MVP.


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