Windows Home Server Protect and Simplify Your Digital Life Books

WHS MVP and now Microsoft employee Rick Hallihan’s book, “Windows Home Server: Protect and Simplify Your Digital Life“ is now shipping at Amazon. Windows Home Server (WHS) simplifies the process of backing up PCs, and this complete reference brings the power of WHS to everyday PCs users Windows and networking expert Rick Hallihan shows readers […]

WHS MVP and now Microsoft employee Rick Hallihan’s book, “Windows Home Server: Protect and Simplify Your Digital Life“ is now shipping at Amazon.

Windows Home Server (WHS) simplifies the process of backing up PCs, and this complete reference brings the power of WHS to everyday PCs users

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  • Windows and networking expert Rick Hallihan shows readers how to develop a strategy for organizing a digital lifestyle, including their documents, photos, movies, and music
  • Walks readers through the process of selecting a pre-built hardware solution and setting up the WHS software package
  • Provides step-by-step instructions for creating user accounts, installing the connector software, configuring backups, and making use of WHS’s recovery features
  • Covers setting up and using the remote access features as well as how third party applications (backup, home automation, and integration with security systems) can enhance and extend the abilities of WHS

From the Back Cover

Secure and share your digital files at home.

Access them from virtually anywhere.

Photos. Tax records. Personal correspondence. Music and movies. Your home network contains much of what’s vital to your life in today’s digital world. You need to secure and back up those files. You need to be able to access them from anywhere—home, work, or on the road.

Windows Home Server makes automatic backups and easy access the norm. If you see the word “server” and think “difficult,” stay with us. This book shows you how simple using Windows Home Server can be.

  • Define your needs and choose the Windows Home Server product that best meets them
  • Install Windows Home Server and get it running properly
  • Create and use accounts and permissions for shared resources
  • Manage automatic backups appropriately for your needs
  • Set up a system to facilitate data storage on Windows Home Server
  • Learn how to recover lost data
  • Monitor the health of your network and enhance your security
  • Explore the enhanced functionality of add-ins

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