Tag: MediaSmart Server

BYOB Episode 99

BYOB Episode 99

Ivy Bridge i3 is finally here! Server woes, venting, rants, discussion. iPhone 5, Lumina 920 We’re getting them, but the real issue isn’t the hardware its shared data plans. Its episode 99 of the BYOB Podcast. Ivy Bridge Dual Cores Are Finally In The Wild Looks like an incremental update from the sandy bridge to […]

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BYOB Episode 95

BYOB Episode 95

This week on the BYOB Podcast we are joined by John Stutsman, He’ll update us on his recent hardware experiences. The Failure of Storage Spaces, Tunneling with unTangle, Corsair 550D debacle. Michel’s new server is a nightmare. Cord Cutting update.   John Stutsman – Joe_Miner Here’s some of John’s recent articles. A Server Build with […]

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Corsair 700D Undercounter Core i7 build on a Friday night – Part Two

Corsair 700D Undercounter Core i7 build on a Friday night - Part Two

 Since becoming a part of the BYOB podcast I have really come to appreciate the Intel Core i7 processor. I needed a new build for garage but wanted to integrate into my existing space. I also wanted to create a build that showcases the Core i7 and use Corsair components where possible. Check out how […]

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TiVo Storage and Windows Home Server

TiVo Storage and Windows Home Server

by Christopher Kenney (cskenney) With the release of the HP MediaSmart Expander for TiVo Add-In, I thought it might be interesting to talk about the options available for storing content from a TiVo to a computer or your Windows Home Server and making the content available for transferring back to the TiVo. Most of the […]

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Upgrade the RAM on your EX470 or EX475 for the HP 3.0 Update

Upgrade the RAM on your EX470 or EX475 for the HP 3.0 Update

The news of the 3.0 update coming out for older generation MediaSmart owners is certainly good.  If you are interested in the update on your EX470 or EX475 server you had better upgrade your RAM before attempting it.  Here are some photos and videos to help you out. In this post you can find Hi-Resolution […]

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Windows Home Server spotted at CES 2010

Windows Home Server spotted at CES 2010

CES 2010 was not a huge year for the Windows Home Server product but there were some sightings on the show floor.  Before I show you the servers I should first mention the omissions. The Keynote speech by Steve Ballmer was the first snub.  No server seen, no server spoken about.  I didn’t really expect […]

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HP EX49x series gets a patch already

HP EX49x series gets a patch already

Alex over at mediasmartserver.net is reporting a patch available for owners of the EX490 and 495 series of Windows Home Server. I usually don’t do news posts on day to day happenings in the WHS world but I experienced some of these issues over the weekend. You can see the details of my adventure in […]

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HP Promo: $150 off EX485 and EX487 MediaSmart Servers

HP Promo: $150 off EX485 and EX487 MediaSmart Servers

If you are on the fence whether or not you should build or buy your Windows Home Server here is some real motivation to buy! HP is offering $150 off the EX485 and EX487 models but you better hurry.  It’s only for two days and it starts today! (8/26)  Free shipping too!  This offer is […]

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Diehard’s Ideal HP MediaSmart Server

Diehard's Ideal HP MediaSmart Server

With the news going round about the upcoming Lenova IdeaCentre D400 and the possible first clue to the next MediaSmart server, I thought I would chime in with what I wish HP would come out with in their next home server. Microsoft has recently started to push WHS as an option into the SOHO market. […]

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My EX470 is now a EX480???

This is for all owners of the EX47x series hardware that would like to run the 2.5 update that HP released for the EX48x series. Not quite as low as EX470/EX475 and not as high as a EX485/EX487 until I change the CPU then it will be a EX490. Well, I’m one of you guys […]

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