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    Windows Home Server Power Pack 1

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    This update installs Windows Home Server Power Pack 1.
    • Details
      Version:

      1800

      File Name:

      WHS-KB944289-v1-x86-ENU.exe

      Date Published:

      7/20/2008

      File Size:

      22.6 MB

      KB Articles: KB944289

        Windows Home Server Power Pack 1 will be automatically downloaded to Windows Home Servers through Windows Update if Automatic Updates is enabled on your home server or you choose “Update Now…” from the Settings tab of your Windows Home Server Console. If you want to install Power Pack 1 before it is available on Windows Update, you can manually install it from the Microsoft Download Center.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Home Server


        Power Pack 1 applies to all Windows Home Servers.
      • To manually install Power Pack 1 on your home server, you must open the Microsoft Download Center page from your home server. Use the Windows Home Server Administrator’s Desktop to run Internet Explorer on your home server.

        Step 1: Uninstall a pre-release version of Power Pack 1
          Skip to step 2 if you have not been testing pre-release versions of Power Pack 1.
          1. Connect to your Windows Home Server Administrator’s Desktop using the instructions in the last section below.
          2. On your home server, click Start, select Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs.
          3. Click the Show updates check box.
          4. Find the previous version of Windows Home Server Power Pack 1 (KB944289) from the list of installed programs.
          5. Click Remove.
          6. Restart your home server.

        Step 2: Run the Power Pack 1 update from the Microsoft Download Center on your home server.
          1. Connect to your Windows Home Server Administrator’s Desktop using the instructions in the last section below.
          2. On your home server, click Start, and then select Internet Explorer.
          3. Type “http://www.microsoft.com/downloads” in the Internet Explorer address bar.
          4. In the Downloads search box type 944289.
          5. Click Go.
          6. Find Windows Home Server Power Pack 1 and click it. The Download Center page should open on your home server rather than on your home computer.
          7. Click Download. If prompted to add the site to your Trusted Sites list, add it.
          8. On the Download dialog, click Run. If an Internet security warning is displayed, click Run again. Alternatively, you may save the file to your home server desktop and run the update from there.
          9. Complete the installation wizard to install Power Pack 1. Your home server restarts after the wizard completes.

        Connecting to the Windows Home Server Administrator’s Desktop

        To connect to your Windows Home Server Administrator’s Console from any home computer running Windows XP Professional, follow these steps.
          1. On your home computer, click Start, click All Programs, and then click Accessories.
          2. On the Accessories menu, click Communications and then click Remote Desktop Connection.
          3. Type the name of your home server in the Computer text box.
          4. Click Connect.
          5. When the Log on to Windows dialog box appears, type “Administrator” as the user name and type your Windows Home Server Console password and then click OK.
          6. The Remote Desktop window opens and you see the desktop settings, files, and programs that are on your home server.
          7. Minimize or close the Windows Home Server caution window.

        To connect to your Windows Home Server Administrator’s Console from any home computer running Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise or Windows Vista Ultimate, follow these steps.
          1. On your home computer, click Start, click All Programs, and then click Accessories.
          2. On the Accessories menu click Remote Desktop Connection.
          3. In the Computer text box, type the name of your home server.
          4. Click Connect.
          5. When the Log on to Windows dialog box appears, type “Administrator" as the user name and type your Windows Home Server Console password, and then click OK.
          6. The Remote Desktop window opens and you see the desktop settings, files, and programs that are on your home server.
          7. Minimize or close the Windows Home Server caution window.

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