Tag WHS

Windows Home Server & 64 Bit Restore

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…

Nvidia 680i Windows Home Server

I had retired my Intel E6600 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo and eVGA 122-CK-F68 Nvidia 680i motherboard combo last year when I upgraded to an Intel i5-750 and P55 platform.  At the time I didn’t need it for anything so…

FreeNAS: first steps

FreeNAS seems to be making a lot of news and tech sites lately; it’s a free network attached storage operating system so you can make your own NAS box out of whatever hardware you want.  I haven’t been interested because…

WHS Add-In: ClientInfo

I just finished setting up my second Windows Home Server (more on that later) and went through my favourite add-ins.  This led me back to Client Info, which displays all the WMI information collected from the computer.  Unfortunately in the…

SOHO Email

I read a post today about setting up hMailServer on your Windows Home Server (WHS).  This reminded me of a lot of comments made during the beta stages of WHS when testers kept asking for a mail server like Exchange…