Home Server How To – Setup of the iTunes Server

This series of articles is for those of you who just purchased, or are looking to purchase, a HP MediaSmart Server. We have some great video coming up and some wonderful information to help get you started with your HP MediaSmart Server.

Upgrading the Processor on an HP MediaSmart EX485 or EX487 Windows Home Server

Have you ever thought about upgrading the processor on your HP MediaSmart EX485 or EX487 Windows Home Server? If so, then MediaSmartHome.com have a great article you should read.

Tech Tip on a Tuesday – Turning Off Twonky

Is your HP MediaSmart Server going SLOW? Is your CPU usage at crazy high levels? Is remote access trying your patience? Maybe Twonky is the issue. You do not have to use Twonky for it to affect your Windows Home Server!

HP MediaSmart Expander for TiVo Add-In for Windows Home Server

HP are releasing a free Add-In for Windows Home Server called the HP MediaSmart Expander for TiVo.

Installation of the 3.0 Update on a HP EX485 on a Friday night – Video Edition

I am fortunate that Andrew Edney had the 3.0 Upgrade Disks sent to me for my EX485. This article is in three videos (21 minutes total) that show the start to finish 3.0 upgrade on a MSS EX485.

Installing the HP MediaSmart / DataVault 3.0 Patch 2 on a Windows Home Server

A few days ago we reported that HP had released an update patch on their website for owners of the HP MediaSmart and DataVault Windows Home Servers. That patch is now available to download and install from the Windows Home Server console.

Update for HP MediaSmart Server / Data Vault 3.0

HP appears to have released an update for the HP MediaSmart servers, including the DataVault.

Experiences and Issues Upgrading to the HP MediaSmart Server 3.0 Software Release

This week saw the long anticipated and promised release of the HP MediaSmart Server 3.0 software update for Windows Home Server. I upgraded both my EX475 and my EX487 to see how easy it was. And I had some really annoying problems that you might want to be aware of!

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