Restoring a Computer From Windows Home Server Backup

Saturday, April 14, 2012

The other day I had the immensely fun experience of restoring my Alienware m15x laptop from backup. It’s the second time I’ve restored a computer from backup since I have my trusty Acer easyStore Windows Home Server system. It just sits quietly in the corner, gathering dust and backing up my documents, work, and memories, claiming no reward but an additional 2TB hard drive every six months. The general restore process is very simple: Burn a copy of the Windows Home Server Computer Restore CD Boot the faulty machine from the...

Another Happy User of Windows Home Server

Thursday, February 4, 2010

A couple of months ago I bought an Acer Aspire easyStore home server for my home. It comes preinstalled with Windows Home Server. The configuration I bought has a single 1TB hard drive with the OS itself and plenty of room for backups and data; I also ordered another internal WD Caviar Green 1.5TB hard drive and an external 2TB Seagate hard drive. The internal hard drive was faulty from the start, so I’m in the process of replacing it, but right now I’m working with 3TB of space, which is enough for my backups and...
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