Windows Home Server 2011 Online Help for Administrators

Updated: December 12, 2012

Applies To: Windows Home Server 2011

Getting started

Get started with Windows Home Server 2011.

Connect computers to the server

Connect your home computers to your home server.

Back up and restore

Back up your server, and use your server to back up your computers.

Access from anywhere

Access Windows Home Server from any web browser.

Manage user accounts

Manage user accounts, passwords, and access to server resources.

Play digital media files

Make it easier to share pictures, music, videos and documents between computers that are running Windows 7 more easily using HomeGroup.

Share files and folders

Manage access to all your server folders.

Manage server storage

Manage hard drives and increase server storage.

Manage add-ins

Manage and install add-ins to add new services.

Monitor system health

Keep up to date on your computers’ firewall status, software update status, and disk space utilization.


Troubleshoot common problems that you may encounter when using Windows Home Server.

Manage digital media

Allow sharing and playing of digital media files stored on the server.

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