It’s not you haven’t thought about it, but wondered if you really needed it. I talking about your need for a home server. You like the idea of a central server to help administer you home computers, but Windows Server 2008 R2, is a bit of an overkill. You’ld probably be right. So does Microsoft. That’s why they have come up with Windows Home Server.
The Beta Version has many features that are worth looking at including
- Extending media streaming outside the home or office
- Improvements in multi-PC backup and restore
- Simplified setup user experience
- Expanded customization tools for partners
There are three elements currently available, a download, a forum, and an update section.
Downloads can occur here: HomeServer
What can it do for you?
If you have multiple home PCs with large amounts of music, video, digital photography, and documents, then putting them together to protect, organize, and connect the digital media can be challenging. The home server will help managing your digital information. Here are some highlights of the Home Server:
Source: Microsoft Connect