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Windows home server for dummies

Author: Woody Leonhard
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If you work in an office, you probably don't lose much sleep worrying about whether your files are safe if your PC melts down. Company IT departments handle those things for business networks. But how about all those precious photos, address lists, the family genealogy, and everything else that lives on your home network' Windows Home Server can save the day if one of your personal PCs hiccups, and Windows Home  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Woody Leonhard
ISBN: 9781118052099 1118052099 9780470185926 0470185929
OCLC Number: 864463624
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Windows Home Server to Serve 7 Chapter 1: Bringing Windows Home Server to Life 9 Chapter 2: Installing the WHS Software 27 Part II: Setting Up the Network 37 Chapter 3: Bringing Computers into the Home Server Fold 39 Chapter 4: Adding Users and Controlling Passwords 55 Chapter 5: Using Built-In Shared Folders 75 Part III: Making the Most of Multimedia 95 Chapter 6: Sharing Music and Videos 97 Chapter 7: Recording and Playing TV 113 Chapter 8: Streaming with the Xbox 129 Chapter 9: Nailing Down Your Photos 141 Part IV: Sharing in the Wild 163 Chapter 10: Starting Remote Access 165 Chapter 11: Using Remote Access 189 Part V: Backing Up 205 Chapter 12: Running Backups 207 Chapter 13: Restoring a Dead Computer from Backup 229 Chapter 14: Restoring Files from Backup 241 Chapter 15: Backing Up the Server 255 Part VI: Staying Alive and Well 265 Chapter 16: Monitoring System Health 267 Chapter 17: Breaking into the Server 277 Chapter 18: Adding and Retiring Drives 293 Chapter 19: Repairing and Recovering the Server 305 Part VII: The Part of Tens 319 Chapter 20: Top Ten Health Traps Triaged 321 Chapter 21: Ten More Tricks with Windows Home Server 331 Index 341
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If you work in an office, you probably don't lose much sleep worrying about whether your files are safe if your PC melts down. Company IT departments handle those things for business networks. But how about all those precious photos, address lists, the family genealogy, and everything else that lives on your home network' Windows Home Server can save the day if one of your personal PCs hiccups, and Windows Home Server For Dummies serves up all the stuff you need to know to put it to work. Forget everything you've heard about previous versions of Windows Server; this all-new variation has been designed for people who don't wear white lab coats or pocket protectors. Woody Leonhard has tested it and it passed with flying colors. If you have a home or small business network, this book shows you how Windows Home Server helps youShare files among all the PCs in your homeAccess your files from anywhereMake regular backups automaticallyStore files securelyPlay music, TV shows, or movies on your XboxShare multimedia across your networkKeep your virus protection and system upgrades up to dateGet regular reports on the overall health of your networkWindows Home Server For Dummies provides sage advice on choosing a version of Windows Home Server, installing it, setting up users and passwords, using remote access, scheduling automatic scans and backups, and having fun with multimedia. Trust Woody- you'll sleep better.

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