Windows Home Server Power Pack 1 Beta Released

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Windows Home Server Power Pack 1 Beta Released

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The Windows Home Server team, in conjunction with all of our partners, MVPs, and "Dogfooders" is extremely happy to announce that a Release Candidate of Windows Home Server Power Pack 1 (Build 1771) is now available for public download and testing through Microsoft Connect!

There has been a huge amount of testing applied to Power Pack 1 already and we have high confidence that Power Pack 1 solves the data corruption bug that was first identified late last year (Knowledge Base article #946676). We are running this public beta with the aspiration that we will get thousands of beta testers to help us prove that we not only have fixed "the bug", but have significantly improved all parts of Windows Home Server with new features such as:

- Support for PCs running Windows Vista x64 editions
- Backup of home server Shared Folders
- Easier, enhanced remote access capabilities
- Better energy efficiency
- Improved performance
- Chinese and Japanese versions

Download: Power Pack 1 at Microsoft Connect
http://connect.microsoft.com/windowshomeserver
Source & Full Article
http://blogs.technet.com/homeserver/arc ... -beta.aspx

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Post by Carl »

I installed it on my Home Server yesterday and for me the back-upping goes faster than before. It also feels like it runs smoother. And thankfully the file corruption bug is fixed .
Hopefully its also gonna be more energy efficient now .

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