Tag Archives: WHS

RIP, Windows Home Server…

Once Upon A Time… A long time ago, way back in 1999, a man by the name of Charlie Kindel had an idea: Microsoft was developing Windows for home PCs, why shouldn’t it develop Windows for a home server as … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Windows 8 Release Preview

I must admit, since Windows 8 is going to be released in October 2012, I was expecting Microsoft’s Metro Apps in the Windows 8 Release Preview to be more fully functional than they are. To my mind, they are still … Continue reading

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Charlie Kindel – ex-Microsoftie

After 21 years, Charlie Kindel has left Microsoft to set up a company of his own. As far as I can remember from my days of having contacts with Microsoft, I’ve never met the man, but I know that he’s … Continue reading

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Fun With Technology – Part IV

So, I blogged back in February about how I was having some problems with the “Play to” feature in the new Windows Media Player that will be part of Windows 7. Since getting the Release Candidate of Windows 7, I’ve … Continue reading

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Windows Home Server

Now that Microsoft has released the Windows Home Server product, I went ahead and bought the OEM version to install on the computer that I use as a server in our home network. Overall, I’m fairly pleased with it, it … Continue reading

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WHS Is RTM

That means Windows Home Server is Released To Manufacturing for those of you who are not acronymphiles. I, along with thousands of other folks, have been testing this software at home. I’ve found a few bugs, but most have been … Continue reading

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The Workaround

Well, after that rant about stupid packaging decisions for Windows Home Server, it comes as something of a relief to be able to say that I had one piece of good luck today. You know that conflict between the Windows … Continue reading

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