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Diskeeper 2011 for Windows Home Server 2011


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Well, it looks like Diskeeper quietly released their add-in for Windows Home Server 2011. I ran Diskeeper on my v1 box, and I've been looking for the 2011 version ever since I upgraded. It's pretty much the same as before, but it seems to have better VSS support. The UI in the Dashboard is much eaiser to use now that the Dashboard can expand to full screen.

 

http://www.diskeeper.com/home-use/diskeeper/home-server/overview/

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Interesting. Your did not work and could not find anything but a press release but I would be interested in trying it. Thanks.

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I've used Diskeeper for many years on my standalone PCs with great results. My budget's changed recently and I've fallen back on a free product (Auslogics) for my latest PC build. I would be interested to see details on Diskeeper for WHS 2011 however. Thanks.

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Actually, I was told it was released on 5 Oct. I was given a Not For Resale Copy and will do my best to write a review.

 

Update: The link I was given does not support x64 or either the link is bad. Working with DK now to resolve those issues.

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I'm using PerfectDisk 12 and was disappointed it doesn't install as an addin. I liked

to access v11 through the console.

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Bummer. Not sure why the product page is down. I had purchased Diskeeper for my Home Server along with a 2-year Upgrade Assurance agreement, so I got my hands on the new version for 2011 after a simple e-mail to customer service. I like Diskeeper for no other reason than I don't have to think about it. I just install it on my server and/or home pc, and I'm done. It works really well, and I'm already noticing a difference in I/O performance after installing it a couple days ago.

 

Diskeeper must be going through some changes, as I'm not seeing options to purchase Upgrade Assurance on their home products anymore.

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I like Diskeeper for no other reason than I don't have to think about it. I just install it on my server and/or home pc, and I'm done. It works really well, and I'm already noticing a difference in I/O performance after installing it a couple days ago.

You must be more observant than me (not hard to believe actually). I've run the trial of several versions of DK over the years and I've never seen a difference that I could attribute to it. Maybe I'll try it again.

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