Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials Online Help for Administrators

Updated: December 12, 2012

Applies To: Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials

Get started with Windows Storage Server 2008 R2.

Connect your home computers to your home server.

Back up your server, and use your server to back up your computers.

Access Windows Storage Server from any web browser.

Manage user accounts, passwords, and access.

Make it easier to share pictures, music, videos and documents between computers running Windows 7.

Manage access to all your server folders.

Manage hard drives and increase server storage.

Manage and install add-ins to add new services.

Keep up to date on your computers’ firewall status, software update status, and disk space utilization.

Troubleshoot common problems that you may encounter when using Windows Storage Server.

Allow sharing and playing of digital media files stored on the server.

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