Data Deduplication

So, I’ve been playing with storage lately. Mainly, because I’ve been planning on moving my HyperV files to a faster drive due to some poor performance. While looking for solutions, I cam accross the idea […]

New X:\Files Editions

So yes, I’ve decided to do a new version for X:\Files Edition. Namely. an update for WHS2011, and Server 2012 (and R2) Essentials. There are some challenges though. I want to be headless as possible, […]

An X:\Files Edition of Server 2012 Essentials?

Though, I doubt many read this blog… I’ve been looking over the Windows Server 2012 Essentials OPK (OEM Preinstallation Kit), to see how you can customize the server for installation on new systems. And I’ve […]

WHS Client Restore v1.4

Due to a build up of enough “missing drivers” in the client restore disk, I’ve updated and re-released the X:\Files Edition Client Restore disk. This should contain most, if not all the missing drivers that people have […]

Another reason to like SBS2011E: Client Restore simplicity

If you were not away of the feature, WHS2011 and SBS2011E can create a boot-able client restore disk from the dashboard. That alone is a nice feature. Terry has covered that feature over at We […]