Windows Home Server For Dummies

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-11-19
  • Publisher: For Dummies

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This book will get you rolling with everything you need to know to set up and configure Home Server on your home network, add users, and start sharing photos, music, videos, and other files from any PC in the home. It will also provide instruction on using Home Server to perform networking functions like back-up, virus scanning and protection, working with a print server, and managing the network remotely as well as accessing files you need when away from home or streaming your own media files to your laptop while on vacation. Finally, it will show you how to get the most multimedia bang for your buck by doing things like managing your digital photo library, recording TV programs to the server, and streaming content from the server to your Xbox 360 for your living room enjoyment.

Author Biography

Woody Leonhard is a bestselling author and has been a Microsoft beta tester since Word for Windows 1.1. He covers Windows and Office topics on his popular Web site, AskWoody.com.

Table of Contents

Getting Windows Home Server to Serve
Bringing Windows Home Server to Life
Installing the WHS Software
Setting Up the Network
Bringing Computers into the Home Server Fold
Adding Users and Controlling Passwords
Using Built-In Shared Folders
Making the Most of Multimedia
Sharing Music and Videos
Recording and Playing TV
Streaming with the Xbox
Nailing Down Your Photos
Sharing in the Wild
Starting Remote Access
Using Remote Access
Backing Up
Running Backups
Restoring a Dead Computer from Backup
Restoring Files from Backup
Backing Up the Server
Staying Alive and Well
Monitoring System Health
Breaking into the Server
Adding and Retiring Drives
Repairing and Recovering the Server
The Part of Tens
Top Ten Health Traps Triaged
Ten More Tricks with Windows Home Server
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