PS3 Media Server is a DLNA-compliant UPnP Media Server. PlayStation 3 Media Server supports a large number of other media renders, including smartphones, televisions, music players and many more. As it is written in Java, therefore, PS3 Media Server supports all major operating systems, with versions for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. This program streams or transcodes many different media formats with little or no configuration. It is powered Continue Reading →
Installing a 64-bit operating system on VMware can be a bit tricky as it does not install unless virtualization is activated from the Bios settings. In this post I will tell you how to install Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 and x86 (32 bit) on VMware 7. When I first attempted to install a 64-bit Server on VMware and Virtual Box I got an error that the software was unable Continue Reading →
The default Internet Explorer security restrictions in Windows Server 2008 can be quite annoying. After installing Windows Server 2008, one may be interested in downloading some important hotfixes, software and other required tools. However, the default Internet Explorer policies ask for access permission for the website that is to be accessed and also sub-domains, related links (such as banner-ad URLs), etc. In this post I will tell you how to Continue Reading →
Microsoft often releases helpful software for Windows users to make numerous operating system tasks easier for them. Windows Server Solutions Find My Server Wizard is a free software from Microsoft which is designed to locate Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Small Business Server 2011 and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 on a network. Find My Server Wizard easily connects client operating system with Windows servers by redirecting the user to Continue Reading →
When sharing folders using Windows Home Server 2011, you can restrict access to specific or all folders from the Home Server. In this post I will tell you how to manage shared folder access for your Vail server to make sure that all users do not have unrestricted access to all files and folders. For instance, it might be a good idea to restrict access to important files for novice users (e.g. Continue Reading →
Beginners who install Windows Server 2008 (including both 32 bit and 64 bit versions), find it stripped of the graphical elegance due to the absence of the Aero effect. In this post I will tell you how to enable WindowsAero effect on Windows Server 2008.
A new feature of Windows Home Server 2011 is that users can create a backup of the connected computers. This enables saving the backup of a system to the Home Server. Moreover, if the connector software is removed from a PC, users are given the option to backup data from that computer to the Home Server. In this post I will tell you how to configure Backup for computers connected Continue Reading →
There is a minimum limit of accounts which can be used for Windows Home Server 2011. Therefore, it is only natural that one should delete the unnecessary user accounts. In this post I will tell you how to delete, user accounts in Windows Home Server 2011.
It is always a good idea to deactivate server accounts which may not be in use to cover up any potential security loopholes. Such accounts can naturally be activated anytime when needed. In this post I will tell you how to deactivate and activate User accounts in Windows Home Server2011.
In a client-server environment users are bound to forget their passwords or end up having expired accounts. A password reset in such a case resolves the problem. In this post I will tell you how to change user password in Windows Home Server 2011 (Vail).