HP MediaSmart EX495 Windows Home Server Review (Better Time Machine…

The HP MediaSmart EX490 and EX495 are the new top-of-the-line Windows Home Servers from HP, which are good enough to pretty much be the de-facto Windows Home Servers on the market now. These new units keep up the tradition. » 10/23/09 11:00am 10/23/09 11:00am

How to Build Your Very Own Badass Windows Home Server

Jason lurves Windows Home Server—it does automated backups over your network, streams movies, music and photos and is a general-purpose fileshare. If you don't wanna hand HP $400, Maximum PC's got a build-to-stream guide to rolling your own. » 10/08/09 9:10am 10/08/09 9:10am

How to Use Time Machine Backups on Windows Home Server (or Any…

One of the lame things about Time Machine is that backups over the network are only officially supported on Time Capsule. Luckily, even if you don't have one of HP's Time Machine-compatible Home Servers, you can make it work. » 7/10/09 6:40pm 7/10/09 6:40pm

HP LX195 Budget Windows Home Server Review

The Gadget: HP's LX195, their stripped-to-the-core (but Apple Time Machine capable) implementation of the Windows Home Server, which comes with a 640GB internal drive, but can only be expanded via the four USB ports in the back. » 5/26/09 2:20pm 5/26/09 2:20pm

Acer Aspire easyStore Expandable 1TB Windows Home Server Cube Is $400

Acer's Aspire easyStore is on the cheaper and smaller side of pre-built Windows Home Server configs at $400, but unlike some at that price, this little cube actually has three hot-swappable HDD bays to expand its 1TB of storage. Full specs: » 5/21/09 12:30am 5/21/09 12:30am

Windows Home Server Power Pack 1 Goes Public Beta

Microsoft's just pushed out the first public beta of Windows Home Server Power Pack 1, otherwise known as their minor update. The scheme they've got in mind is to do a minor update followed by a major update followed by a minor update, repeating ad infinitum every six months. This PP1 fixes that extreme data corruption … » 6/10/08 6:15pm 6/10/08 6:15pm

The Windows Home Server Nitty-Gritty

Click to viewYou saw our review of the Windows Home Server DS-520 unit by Norco, but here are some great details we learned firsthand from Microsoft that we couldn't tell you until today. First off, did you know that they're planning on writing a children's book that explains the major functions of Windows Home Server… » 11/05/07 4:19pm 11/05/07 4:19pm