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Restoring Windows 8 client backup from WHS v1

I started my WHS v1 when running XP and have upgraded to W8 on 3 client machines. The connector software is installed and all backups work as they did in XP. Access to the server data is working. I ...
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Remote web access with Windows Home Server 2011

Can I run localhost without turning on 'Remote Web Access" using Windows Home Server 2011? I have a few websites, which were working fine on Windows Server 2008. I got this home server installed ...
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Windows Home Server (WHS) cyclic redundancy check error

I have received a cyclic redundancy check error on my Windows Home Server (WHS v1) for eight files. I followed these steps to repair it (found on SU) Run eventvwr.msc and go to the System section ...
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Alternative to Windows Home Server (WHS) backups

Since Microsoft announced the end of life for WHS, are there any alternatives? Specifically, I am interested in recovering from a catastrophic disk failure with WHS. For example, this is my ideal ...
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Is it possible to set the process name with pythonw?

I am using a piece of software written in Python and am using the Task Scheduler in WHS2011 to run it as a background process. Unfortunately it appears as "pythonw.exe" in the task list. It doesn't ...
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Streaming movies from Windows Home Server 2011 to iPad

Is there a way to Stream movies from my Remote website to the iPad? I gave it a try and was able to log in and view all my files however, when trying to stream i get an error saying Silverlight is not ...
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streaming MKV files from windows home server

I recently installed WHS 2011 and setup streaming and successfully have streamed movies and music but i noticed that i cannot find any of my MKV files. I realize that microsoft stated that MKV is not ...
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How can I find where my files have gone - Windows Home Server

Today I have looked on my homeserver and a single folder holding all my photos has gone from one of my shares on my homeserver, fortunately everything is backed up, but what it the best way to see ...
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Windows Home Server 2011 fails to boot on new hardware

I had to change the motherboard, CPU and memory in my WHS 2011 recently, but after doing so it wont boot up. After the BIOS screen, the monitor is black for a moment and then, the system automatically ...
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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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Move Windows Home Server 2003 Backups to another Windows Home Server 2003 and relink computers to those backups

I currently have Windows Home Server 2003 installed on a machine that I am needing to use for other projects. The purpose of the Windows Home Server 2003 is solely for back up purposes. It is not used ...
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HP Media Smart Home Server upgrade to WHS2011

So, I currently have an HP Media Smart Home Server. I'm wondering what the process is to upgrade it to WHS2011? It has no video out nor any optical dirve. I realize that with out Drive Extender I will ...
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Restoring Windows 7 onto SSD via WHS backup

I have a Windows 7 machine with an old HDD that sounds like it'll go any day now. I plan on replacing it with an SSD. The process should be relatively straightforward, since I have WHS and the machine ...
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Drobo redundancy

Given the inexplicable demise of Drive Extender technology in Windows Home Server, I am considering other options, such as replacing it with Drobo (and a linux server). One thing I'm not 100% clear ...