Power Pack 1 – come and get it!

The WHS team has released Power Pack 1 :). Nothing too major in this first pack but the nasty data corruption bug got fixed and a few performance tweaks are kicking around. Other notables include X64 support, backup of shared folders and more efficient power consumption.


many know, Power Pack 1 provides a range of new enhancements, including
support for home computers running Windows Vista x64 editions, backup
of home server Shared Folders, improvements to remote access, more
efficient power consumption and better performance. And, of course, it
delivers a fix for the data corruption bug. Documentation for Power
Pack 1 (Build #1800, to those who have been part of the beta testing)
is available here.

Our OEM partners will be updating their systems with Power Pack 1 and HP will release a software update for the HP MediaSmart Server,
delivering enhanced media streaming capabilities from PacketVideo,
server-side anti-virus from McAfee and compatibility with 64-bit home

Home Server can now be purchased in 50 countries worldwide and a
growing ecosystem of third-party software developers has released
approximately 60 Add-in programs extending Windows Home Server’s
capabilities.  To help fuel this development we have updated the Windows Home Server software development kit for Power Pack 1, including new support for the client PC side, i.e. notifications to/from home computers.