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Microsoft Windows Home Server - OEM
CCQ-00099 - Includes Power Pack 3
Description:Windows Home Server brings it all together for families with multiple PCs. It helps them simplify the way they keep and share their family’s documents, photos, videos, and music.
Automatic backup for your home PCs, and files and PCs can be easily restored. Plus, PC health monitoring means you can see the exact condition of Windows Vista®-enabled PCs in your home and help make sure that everyone’s software and virus definitions are up-to-date.
Every member of the family can access whatever they need on the home server from your networked PCs. You can even share information with faraway friends and family through a personalized Web address, or access your own data from any Web-enabled PC when you’re away from home.
Your family photos, videos and music, and other important documents are together in one central place. And, folders can be created by subject or topic, so the whole family can stay organized and up-to-date.
As storage needs increase, you can simply connect a new hard drive to Windows Home Server. And with developers working on innovative add-ins for home automation, home webcams, and home security solutions, Windows Home Server will be part of the family today—and tomorrow.
Simple to set up and easy to use, Windows Home Server provides a reliable, familiar way for families to stay connected, whether they’re in the next room or across the country.
Features at a Glance
|Warranty Type||Direct with Manufacturer|
|Warranty Period (yrs)||1|
|Aria Warranty Only?||Yes|
Comments, Questions & Reviews:
WHS (power pack 3??) by ChaoticRhythm
Hi, please can you confirm that that product is WHS including power pack 3.
I'm not sure if it's on the disk, but the power pack 3 is available for free via Windows Update once installed anyway.
Windows Home Server & IIS 7 by Techgirl1966
I am wanting to host my own website and was interested to know if this version would run IIS7?
No it doesn't unforunately.
Server Numbers? by Joe
I've noticed this says nothing about CAL's (Computer Access Licenses) or how many servers it can be used on.
Other sites, for example Scan, say that it is limited to 1 server and has 10 CAL's.
I'm planning to make on for me, and my friend, so need two different servers and was wondering if this product had a limit.
This product can only be installed on one server.
More Info by Gaz
if i install this what happens if my motherboard broke would microsoft re-activate this with my new m/board and how would i acsess this on my 2nd pc lastly will all current software that runs on xp run on this ?
Good Software by Twomonkey38
I'm not hugely technical but this has been straight forward to set up and get running. The features are easy to use and work as you would expect them to. The server is connected to two printers which were easy to set up and are shared between four p.c.s. Power Pack 1 is useful and I would recommend it's installation. The only drawback is the limited power management options (which can be partly overcome using free add-ins. All in all I think this is good piece of kit!473 of 867 people rated this review as helpful