Windows Home Server Power Pack 3 Available Now

Windows Home Server's Power Pack 3 is available now, and all you have to do is go into your Windows Update section of your Home Server and hit Update to access the new features. Unless you're one of those who accessed PP3 before it was final, in which case you have to follow these instructions instead. » 11/25/09 11:21am 11/25/09 11:21am

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's MediaSmart Server LX195 Leaked, Is a More Compact Windows Home…

HP's apparently following up its OS X Time Machine compatible MediaSmart EX487 Windows Home Server with a smaller model, shipping with just 640GB of storage. » 3/31/09 11:59am 3/31/09 11:59am

Next Version of Windows Home Server May Include "Time Machine" Type of…

Microsoft appears ready to whip the Mac faithful into a frenzy with their latest job posting for a Windows Home Server » 9/08/08 11:55am 9/08/08 11:55am software development engineer. According to the posting, they are currently looking for someone to help deliver a "top notch UI for the next release." The posting goes on to say that a: "Time Machine…

Microsoft Warns Home Server Users Not to Write to Server or Use Media…

Acknowledging the "data corruption bug" that's been ravaging Windows Home Servers since Christmas, Microsoft today warned users NOT to:
• "Use applications to directly edit or change files stored on Windows Home Server"
• "Use media management programs, such as Windows Media Player, to import files to the Windows Home… » 3/10/08 12:00pm 3/10/08 12:00pm

HP MediaSmart SL4282N and SL4782N HDTV with Media Center Inside

The Skinny: MediaSmart 1080p LCD TVs are coming of age—both the $1,900 42" and the $2,400 47" will have built-in Microsoft Media Center Extender connectivity and an improved higher-contrast panel (2000:1). They have 3 HDMI ports, 2 component inputs, integrated Wi-Fi in A, B, G, and N flavors and Ethernet. Has ATSC and… » 1/03/08 2:23am 1/03/08 2:23am

HP Updates MediaSmart Server, Adds Linux-Powered mv2120 Media Vault

The Skinny: The mv2120 Media Vault, a junior Linux-based server with the Photo Webshare and iTunes server functionality of its big brother but a much lower cost. (They'll start at $300.) As for the big guy, he's getting some much needed updates come February, including server-side anti-virus software from McAfee;… » 1/03/08 12:01am 1/03/08 12:01am

HP's Windows Home Servers Shipping Sept. 15

Amazon, by way of a product page, leaked the ship date and price of HP's MediaSmart Home Servers. These Windows Home Server machines (more about them here), will be sold in two models at $599 and $749, with 500GB and 1TB of storage respectively. Each one will have a 1.8GHz AMD Sempron processor along with a HP Photo… » 8/22/07 2:20pm 8/22/07 2:20pm