Windows Home Server Users Guide

By Andrew Edney

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Learn how to install, configure, and use Windows Home Server with this practical and comprehensive guide. The straightforward and easy-to-understand style will help you connect to and manage different clients such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows Media Center, and maximize all the benefits that Windows Home Server can bring.

Full Description

  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-898-6
  • 334 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: October 28, 2007
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • Print Book Price: $34.99
  • eBook Price: $24.99
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Full Description

If you’re searching for a practical and comprehensive guide to installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Microsofts Windows Home Server, look no further. Inside Windows Home Server User’s Guide, you’ll learn how to install, configure, and use Windows Home Server and understand how to connect to and manage different clients such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Media Center, and more. It’s straightforward and easy-to-understand style will help you maximize all the benefits that Windows Home Server can bring. This guide includes the following:

  • Step-by-step instructions for configurations
  • Lots of troubleshooting tips
  • Comprehensive coverage of different clients that can connect to, manage and be managed by Windows Home Server
  • Many useful illustrations for a quick-to-learn approach

Packed with handy hints, tips, and extensive walkthroughs to get you up and running as quickly and painlessly as possible, author Andrew Edney is your expert guide to help you get the most out of Windows Home Server.

What you’ll learn

  • Discover the benefits of Windows Home Server
  • Centrally back up all of your home machines
  • Manage the configuration and operation of all computers in your household
  • Configure centralized storage so all computers can store files in one location
  • Bring many of the benefits of a Windows Server–based domain to your house without the overhead and expense of a traditional server product
  • Understand how to monitor and maintain the health of all of your machines

Who this book is for

This book is for IT administrators, or anyone with some professional IT experience, who wants to learn about the Windows Home Server and how it can be used in their homes. Experience with Windows Server will be beneficial, but even with only some general computing experience, you will find this book a valuable companion to Windows Home Server.

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