My friend and fellow MVP Donavon West from HomeServerHacks.com has just released a Windows Home Server Add-In of his own, called @WHSTweet. Basically what this add-in does is use the Twitter network to send health notifications about your Windows Home Server. So anytime work health notifications are updated, such as a hard drive about to fail, you will get a Tweet about it.
So the HP MediaSmart Server EX485 and EX487 Windows Home Server has been available now since January 2009, and is the “follow up” to the hugely successful EX470 and EX475 models. I have been using the EX487 as my main production WHS for a few months now and figured it was about time to post the review.
HP today announced the impending launch of the new HP MediaSmart LX195 Windows Home Server. Here we take an in-depth look at the LX195 and see what it's all about.
Drive Balancer is an add-in for Windows Home Server that is designed to evenly distribute your data across your WHS pooled hard drives regardless of the space or number of drives available. It is not a WHS Add-In in the traditional sense in that it does not integrate into the Windows Home Server console instead it is run from directly on the Home Server in a command prompt window.
Here we review the Diskeeper 2009 HomeServer edition Add-in for Windows Home Server and provide an in-depth installation walk-through, along with a great giveaway.
It could be said that the most important component in any Windows Home Server, or desktop computer for that matter, is the hard drive. Here we review the Samsung F2 Series EcoGreen Hard Drive.
Have you ever heard the cooling fans on your Home Server kick into noisy mode and not known why or is the performance of your Home Server not as snappy as you expect it should be? Well here is an Add in that might be able to help you resolve those issues without having to Remote Desktop in or connect a keyboard/mouse/display to your Home Server.
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