Microsoft releases public beta of Windows Home Server 'Vail'

By Jos
Apr 27, 2010
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  1. Microsoft yesterday announced that the next generation of its Windows Home Server, codenamed Vail, has now entered the public beta phase. The company was fairly light on details but it did confirm the release includes feature improvements in three areas for consumers: Extending media streaming outside the home or office, multi-PC backup and restore, and a simplified setup and user experience.

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  2. Timonius

    Timonius TechSpot Booster Posts: 573   +31

    Whoever came up with codename 'Vail' deserves a V for VAILURE. I mean seriously, what are they thinking?
  3. tengeta

    tengeta TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 632

    As with most Microsoft projects, its named after a city. Try some google next time?
  4. Timonius

    Timonius TechSpot Booster Posts: 573   +31

    Okay, okay, I jumped the gun a little too quickly on this one ;)
  5. dont worry Timonius, its still popular to hate MS and everything they do. You fit right in. Congrats.
  6. Kinda figured everyone knew MS naming conventions, since they have been doing it..... ALWAYS. Comment fail.
  7. I thought V for VAILURE was funny...
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