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HP EX485 Media Server Keeps Powering Down & Restarting Automatically

HP Home Media Server EX485 approx 3 years old. Unit suddenly powers itself off and restarts automatically as if the power button was pressed. Server restarts up OK for a few minutes and the cycle ...
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HP MediaSmart Server has red blinking health light (bios/hardware error)…what now?

I bought an HP MediaSmart Server a few years ago, but stopped using it after a few months when I moved to a new location. I just tried to set it up and the health led is blinking red. According to the ...
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Restore duplicated folder to a specific date on Windows Home Server?

I am not very knowledgable with WHS in general. Basically there is a file in a shared/duplicated user folder that has been modified but needs to be rolled back to a version from a couple days ago. Is ...
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How do I use OSX Lion Time Machine with Windows Home Server?

My wife and I have a mixed Windows and Mac household. A couple years ago I purchased a HP MediaSmart server with Windows Home Server on it. HP provided software to get Time Machine on Leopard to work ...
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HP MediaSmart server system disk full

I have a HP MediaSmart Server (EX 490) with Windows Home Server out of the box. It comes with a single 1.0 TB drive partioned 20 GB for the System disk. The system disk keeps filling up. I haven't ...
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Best Processor for MediaSmart Server? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out what the best possible processor is that I can stick in my HP MediaSmart server. I'm clueless when it comes to correlating CPUs to motherboards. I suspect it's the socket type ...
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HP MediaSmart EX485 Windows Home Server shares disappear from the network

Every couple of days our HP WHS box disappears from the network until I manually cycle its power. It's plugged into a gigabit switch, along with the rest of our computers. All it's lights are on, ...
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HP MSS EX485 no drives lights, no physical drive found

My HP EX485 stopped working about a week ago. It has one factory Seagate 750GB and 2 WD 1.0 TB drives with the factory processor. I removed all but the factory installed Seagate 750gb, Barracuda ...
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Can iSCSI be used with Windows Home Server?

I am looking to use a combination of iSCSI (Drobo 8-drive device) and Windows Home Server (either an HP appliance or building one from an older machine). Will WHS + iSCSI work? If so will it work ...
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Unable to Set Up Remote Access on Windows Home Server

When trying to turn on Remote Access on my Windows Home Server (HP MediaSmart Ex485, MediaSmart Server 3.0, Power Pack 3), I am not able to continue through the wizard as this first check fails: ...
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Volume Shadow Copy not Working on HP MediaSmart Server

I've got an HP MediaSmart EX485 server running at home which is seemingly working great, with potentially one exception: shadow copies don't seem to exist. This isn't a huge deal, but would be nice to ...
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Can I watch iTunes-purchased movies using Windows Media Center on a Windows Home Server?

I recently purchased and set up a new Windows Home Server machine. I'd like to purchase some movies from the iTunes store to stream from my Home Server to my television. Is this even possible? ...
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Windows Home Server Hangs on Restart (HP Mediasmart EX485)

I have an HP Mediasmart EX485 Windows Home Server, and I will sometimes find it stuck in the morning with a blinking blue server light. (Power is solid, network is off, server is blinking). Some ...
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HP MediaSmart EX485 Windows Home Server doesn't seem to finish booting

I have an HP MediaSmart EX485 Windows Home Server with 2 extra drives and it has worked great up until yesterday. I tried to play a couple movies (MP4) from my Xbox360 and all failed to play, when I ...
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HP PDX Laptop and blu-ray region on HP MediaSmart

I have a laptop here, a HP HDX 16 EO1000 with a Blu-Ray drive. Installed on the machine is a software package called HP MediaSmart, which presumably can play Blu-Ray movies. However, when inserting ...