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Can't install network driver for Intel DZ77BH-55K for Windows Server 2003

I know now that this is a Desktop motherboard, officially not supported for Windows Server operating systems, but I would still like to get it to work. I've confirmed that the motherboard network ...
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Copying from WHS 2011 backup very slow

I'm setting up a new computer to replace one of my old ones, and part of doing so is extracting my Home folder from a backup I made just before wiping the old one. However, copying from the mounted ...
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Does Windows Home Server (v1) recognise previously-backed-up drives, after an OS re-install?

I would like to understand how Windows Home Server (v1) treats previously-backed-up disk drives, after the Operating System on C:\ has been re-installed, in order to work out whether my Home Server ...
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How is WHS 2011 handling backups of a mirrored drive (RAID-1)?

I have Windows Home Server 2011 automatically backing up my PC. The relevant specifications are that my 500GB system drive is a software mirror and my PC is running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1. I expected ...
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591 views

How to back up VM's on Windows 8 Preview Hyper-V with WHS 2011?

I've got a computer running the Windows 8 Developer Preview and I've enabled the Hyper-V support built into that. I use a Windows Home Server 2011 box for backing up my computers. Settings and ...
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Recommend versioned backup solution for NAS at home

I have a Windows Home Server which I would like to backup to a secondary NAS located on the local network. Requirements for the backup are as follows: Some kind of control over backing-up a subset ...
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Restore WHS2011 client backups from the cloud?

Starting with a little background: I have a home server with Windows Home Server 2011 installed. I make backups of the data stored on my home client computers to the home server using WHS' built in ...
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527 views

Regular Windows 7 Backup vs. Windows Home Server (WHS) Backup

I'm looking to set up a backup scheme for my household and was looking at the different options for backing up Windows. I would like to backup to a network device (perhaps a WHS?). I also saw that ...
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How to set marked for backup on volume

I want to use Bitlocker with Windows Home Server but I have read that I need to make sure the volume is marked for backup. I am unclear on how I do this? I have searched around on my volume and do ...
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Fileserver, home backup solutions

Given that the next version of Windows Home Server isn't going to support Drive Extender (no single storage pool, no software data redundancy) I'm investigating alternative solutions Requirements ...
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808 views

What backup to use for home server?

I am using windows home server and was wondering is there any good way to backup your data? I was thinking of clashplan (hdd clone) but not sure if its the best way. any advise for these? I do not ...
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Linux alternative to Windows Home Server Backup

I love the backup capabilities of Windows Home Server, but that's about the only feature of it that I use. Does anyone know of any Linux-based services that will allow me to backup client PCs in a ...
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556 views

Is it possible to have remote backup to a WHS?

Is it possible to have computers remotely connect and backup to a Windows Home Server? I have 3 machines for which the initial backup would be done locally but then they will be remote for most of the ...
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Windows Home Server Restore CD Only Boots to Windows Cursor

I'n trying to boot a failed system with the WHS restore CD (burned from latest ISO from Microsoft). Unfortunately, the restore CD is not booting properly. It does start to boot (ie, this is not a boot ...
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613 views

Windows Home Server backup status stuck at 0%

Only one of the six computers I have connected to the WHS will not complete a backup. The status window stays at 0% forever.
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1answer
121 views

How to back up a Windows Home Server over the network?

One of the very few reasons I have to physically interact with my Windows Home Server is to back it up to an external hard drive, with the "Backup Server" feature. It would be more convenient to plug ...
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What happens to your data if the WHS machine fails?

If the WHS machine fails, are the harddrives still readable by any machine or do you have to go out get another WHS machine before you can recover your data?
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Running Windows Home Server on netbook

I want to setup a Windows Home Server in my house, however I want to have the hardware that consumes the least amount of energy (having a pc on all day long can get expensive!), and also with most ...
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Backup Laptop on Windows Home Server

At home, I have a WHS that is used (among others things) to backup computers. However, I have an issue regarding laptop backups. How do you schedule these? The 3am schedule doesn't work, as the ...
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Home Server Restore

I have had to reinstall Home Server on my server and I would now like to restore it back to the state it was the last moment it stopped. I have the hard drive in a state it was last in, which is a ...
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Windows Home Server Online Backup Solutions

Does anyone have any good, well priced online backup solutions for Windows Home Server? I've looked at using s3 but the pricing ends up to expensive with the amount of data I have. Mozy and alike ...
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Can I make my PC backup and then sleep on demand with WHS?

I really hate the way that WHS backs up at a particular time in the morning. First of all I don't EVER want my computer turning on when I am not there. EVER. I have a Core-i7 laptop which literally ...
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Copying windows home server backup offsite

What ways are there to copy a windows home server backup to an offsite location? I'm talking specifically (and only) about the automated backup of my entire machine, and not the shared network ...
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How to automate server backups in Windows Home Server?

I've set up a server backup for my Windows Home Server in the WHS console, but don't see a way to automate the backup to have it run on a scheduled basis in a similar manner to client backups. How can ...