What’s new in Windows Home Server 2011 Final

Windows Home Server 2011 helps multi-PC families easily centralize, connect, and personalize their digital files.  It provides a simple, familiar, and reliable way to store, stream, share and automatically protect what is most important. In this document, we’ll go over what’s new and improved.

A more robust system Windows Home Server 2011 is based on Windows Server 2008 R2, the most secure and powerful Windows server to date.

In addition, Microsoft has made the system more robust by adding the following features:

  • The ability to use best-of-breed 64-bit product technologies—perfect for powering the media-heavy home.
  • A Standard Development Kit (SDK) with client-side software deployment for easy customization and deployment
  • DLNA 1.5 compliance to ensure that all your home electronic devices work with your Windows Server-based network.

Windows Home Server 2011 will now soon be available. This document lists all the new features in Windows Home Server 2011 and you can download it from Microsoft.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.


  1. TuneUp

    Thanks for the update on Windows Home Server 2011 Final. It’s pretty exciting to see the changes that Microsoft has made to the Windows Home Server. The benefits will definitely help multi-PC families centralize and connect. Keep us posted on any future updates!

  2. TheBigOldDog

    Unfortunately it no longer uses Drive Extender. DE allowed you to pool drives of different sizes into 1 virtual volume and provided automatic duplications protection. That leads lots of WHS enthusiasts like me to stick with the current version.

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