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 you
Share files among all the PCs in your home
Access your files from anywhere
Make regular backups automatically
Store files securely
Play music, TV shows, or movies on your Xbox
Share multimedia across your network
Keep your virus protection and system upgrades up to date
Get regular reports on the overall health of your network
Windows 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.
Woody Leonhard is a bestselling author and has been a Microsoft beta tester since Word for Windows 1.1. He covers Windows and Office topics on his popular Web site, AskWoody.com.