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 […]

Vail’s Finally Here… In Part

Now that “Windows Home Server 2011” (Vail), Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials (Aurora), and Windows Storage Server 2011 Essentials (Breckenridge) have hit RTM, there have been a lot of buzz about them. But what […]

Building Your Own X:\Files Edition disks – Part I

I know that it’s been a while since I’d promised tutorials on how to do this, so sorry for that.  And it’s been a while since a new update. But I think it’s more prudent if I post instructions here on how to build the disks yourself, and customize what exactly happens (within the bounds of what WHS will let you do).  So let me get started on that.