Windows Home Server & 64 Bit Restore

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While Windows Home Server 2011 has been available for some time I still prefer version 1, based on Windows Server 2003. It has drive extender, is very mature, has a lot of add-ins available and runs well on older and slower hardware. Having said all that its age causes some issues, in particular with [intlink id=”334″ type=”post”]64 bit versions[/intlink] of Windows. That wasn’t an issue until Windows 7 took off and now most installations are of the 64 bit version, which provides quite a few benefits but most notably takes full…read more

What Is That Again? Read The Label!

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After conquering the kitchen and freezer with my Brother P-Touch labeler it sat sadly in a drawer with little attention paid. That is until I was poking around a bin of electronics and had no idea how to identify what power adapter went with what device. Back in the old days manufacturers used to make or at least brand the power adapter; I had no trouble identifying the AC adapter for a U.S. Robotics modem. Unfortunately I can’t foresee any possible use for that. What I wanted was the AC…read more

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