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HP Media Vault Gen. 2 and HP MediaSmart Server: Help, I Need a Caddy!

by StarNet on November 5, 2012

Background The HP Media Vault Gen2 and Mediasmart Server were originally released by HP back in 2007. Since then HP upgraded them with different hardware and software, put in larger drives, different firmware but one... More »

HP MediaVault Generation 1: Getting New Life from an Old Friend

by StarNet on May 17, 2011

Do you have a HP Generation 1 MediaVault (2010-2050) with a bad motherboard or maybe you just want more power or want to change its functionality? Read on, this article is for you! History: Back... More »

More Performance and a New OS, Removing the Smoke and Mirrors Part 2

by StarNet on April 25, 2011

You have seen the announcements from HP saying their MediaSmart Server is going the way of the DoDo. No doubt you share my feelings of sorrow and abandonment once again by a major corporation; my... More »

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Add-In: Drive Bender v2.1.9.0

Philip Churchill's Home Server News and Views from 09/26 2:31 PM

By Philip Churchill Drive Bender have released version for WHS2011 and Windows Server 2012 (R2) users. Here is the change log for this release:... More »

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The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 270

Philip Churchill's Home Server News and Views from 09/25 5:28 PM

By Philip Churchill Episode 270 of the Home Server Show is available for your listening pleasure. In this episode the guys talk about QNAP, ioSafe,... More »

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Hitachi Hard Drives Are The Best

Philip Churchill's Home Server News and Views from 09/24 2:59 PM

By Philip Churchill Back in January we informed you that Hitachi hard drives were more reliable than those from both Western Digital and Seagate. Backblaze... More »

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Add-In: My Movies for Windows - Home and Essentials v5.10 Pre Release 9

Philip Churchill's Home Server News and Views from 09/22 10:46 AM

By Philip Churchill Another pre release version of My Movies for Windows - Home and Essentials for WHS2011, WS2012 Essentials and WS2012 w. Essentials Role... More »

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by Matt Whitlock on October 1, 2010 11:36 AM

Throughout the nineties, the home computer revolution exploded. For the first time, computers were no longer for the geeks and business users. And while many began discovering the joys of using computers for the first time, those same users also started learning some hard lessons about the dark side of... More »

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