Tag:How To's & Guides

Apple Publish iTunes U Support Guides

Last week Apple launched iTunes U – which gives people access to complete courses from leading universities and other schools — plus the world’s largest digital catalogue of free education content. Now they have published some guides to using it!

Using Advanced Format Drives with Windows Home Server V1

More and more advanced formed drives are on the market, and if you want to use them with your Windows Home Server V1 Microsoft advise you against it. Here we will show you what you can do it safely use them.

How to Enable TimeMachine Backup for your MAC to your Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials or Windows Home Server 2011

Sean Daniels has posted an article on his own personal blog showing how you can enable TimeMachine backups for you MAC on either SBS 2011 Essentials or WHS 2011. But shouldn’t this be out of the box functionality?

Windows Home Server 2011 Drive Mirror -Video Edition

Mirror, mirror on the drive. I need my data to stay alive. Windows Home Server 2011 has a built in Drive Mirror feature that will allow you to create a synchronized copy of the drive. While this feature is not new to Microsoft products, the ease of setup from within the Server Manager makes it easy for the WHS 2011 user to create Mirrors. Check out the video!

Updating the Aleratec 1:1 HDD Cruiser with Updated Secure Erasure Functionality : Video Edition

Back in May 2010, we did a hands-on review of the Aleratec 1:1 HDD Cruiser which enabled you to duplicate a hard drive or securely erase one without the need for a computer. There is an updated firmware available that delivers additional secure erasure functionality.

Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Resources

Today saw Microsoft update it’s Windows Small Business Server 2011 website – and did you know there are a number of resources available for you to view, ready and even try?

Windows Live Mesh 2011 now with Remote Desktop – Video Edition

Did you know that you can use Remote Access on Windows 7 Home Premium PCs through Windows Live Mesh 2011? Yes, you can now use Live Mesh for Remote Access! Read on to find out more about Live Mesh 2011 and see a short video!

UEFI Installation of Windows 7 – Video Edition

The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is now becoming more important as manufacturers release hard drives over 2.2TB. These new drives require GPT to fully access the drive space but systems running BIOS will not boot with GPT drives. I put up a 10 minute video of the Windows 7 UEFI Installation, so read on to find out a little bit more about UEFI.

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