This update improves the interaction between home computers
that are running Windows Vista and a Windows Home Server-based system when you copy files or folders
to a shared folder. Other storage-related improvements are included to address
specific issues that are listed in the "More Information" section. Additionally,
this update resolves certain issues that may occur when you restore files and
folders from Windows Home Server.
The update also improves the search functionality when you use remote
This update contains the following improvements.
Shared Folders and Server Storage
Before this update is installed, the ability to copy large files or folders
from a home computer that is running Windows Vista to a shared folder on the
home server is limited by
the free space on
the primary hard disk drive of
the Windows Home Server-based system. After this update is installed, the file size
is limited to the free
space on the target hard disk drives that
are connected to the home server.
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|Note||This update allows Windows Home Server to report the total drive space available rather than the space available on the primary drive. However, a side effect of the update is that mapped drives appear to report inaccurate information. That is, they report more space than the capacity of the drive.|
Windows Home Server generates lots
of notification messages about the
files that are stored in shared folders. These
notifications may cause high
CPU utilization on the home server for applications that
are accessing these files.
This behavior causes
on the home server.
After this update is installed, applications such as the Microsoft Zune software, that may be running at the same time,
no longer consume excessive processor
Under certain conditions, Windows Home Server disables
duplication on shared folders after a new user account is created. After this update is installed, creation of user accounts no longer affects the status of
shared folder duplication.
Home Computer Backup
When you restore files and folders from a Home Computer Backup,
the Home Computer Backup process may stop when it is 79 percent complete. This update provides new functionality
to help prevent this
Home Server Backup
occur when you restore files and folders from a Home
Server Backup on an external hard disk drive to the software shared folder on a
Windows Home Server-based system. This update adds functionality
to prevent the unintended restoration of older
versions of the Windows Home Server Connector software from overwriting newer
versions of the files.
When you use the search functionality on the Remote Access Shared
tab to perform a search that includes accented characters,
ã or ó,
you may receive the following Web page error:
Home Server Remote Access has encountered an error.
This update lets
you use accented characters with the Remote Access search.
How to obtain this update
If the Automatic Updates feature is enabled on your home server, the update will be downloaded automatically to your Windows Home Server-based system through Windows Update. Or, in the Windows Home Server Console, you can click Update Now
on the General
page of your home server Settings
To apply this update, you must have the latest version of Windows
Home Server Connector installed on the home computer.
Before you install this update, make sure that you are not running
home computer backup.
After you apply this update, you do not have to restart the
Update replacement information
This update does not replace any other previously released