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Microsoft Windows Home Server - October 9th

At the October 2010 general meeting, Kevin Royalty from Total Care Computer Consulting demonstrated Microsoft's Windows Home Server (WHS) for us. Kevin, who is a Microsoft MVP, showed how WHS can fill a variety of needs for small businesses and in the home. He demonstrated
  • Backing up individual computers
  • Remote access
  • Sharing files on the network
  • Streaming photos, videos and music over the network & on the internet
Kevin also demonstrated what changes & improvements are coming in version 2 of WHS when it comes out in 2011. Along the way, he gave up several tips & tricks for getting even more out of WHS. Even the Mac fans in attendance were impressed by the presentation.

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Dan Hanson of the GreatLakesGeek.com interviewed Kevin after the meeting and did two videos. You can see the first one below. The second video, along with the first video and more is available here.



Presentation Files

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Meeting Overview

Do you have a computer network in your home or office? If you have a router and a bunch of computers sharing an internet connection, you have a network. Maybe you have a computer that is a server for your network. Did you know that Microsoft has a reasonably price, easy to setup server package called Windows Home Server?

The Home Server can be a central storage place for all your files, be they documents, pictures, video or music. It can help you backup all your computers every night while you sleep. It can co-exist with an existing server. Windows and Mac computers can use it. You want to have a web server with your own domain name? Home Server can do that too. Want to stream video and music? That too. As part of the presentation, we will also get to see a preview of the next version of Home Server, which is scheduled for release 1st half 2011.

Join us as Kevin Royalty, Managing Partner at Total Care Computer Computing demonstrates Microsoft Windows Home Server and shows us all it can do.



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