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    • Terry (WGS)

      WGS Forums Will Close on January 31st 2017   01/18/17

      Hi everyone, We're coming up to We Got Served's ten year anniversary and I've been taking a good look at the site to work through some plans for the future. I wanted to give you all a couple of weeks notice that I'll be closing WGS Forums at the end of this month.  As you'll be aware, the forums were opened to support Windows Home Server users and have done so brilliantly, thanks to everyone's participation. However, with each day that passes, there are fewer and fewer WHS deployments out there, meaning that forum registrations and traffic has now dwindled. I've tried a few times over the years to test some forums on related or adjacent topics, however, they simply haven't caught on. It's clear that these were always going to be predominately Windows Home Server forums and, with the passing of that platform, they've served their purpose well. So, please take some time to archive anything you need over the next two weeks. Access to the forums will end on Jan 31st 2017. Many, many thanks once again for your participation and support here. It's been a great community! Very best wishes Terry

Forums

  1. We Got Served eBook Discussion

    1. Building a Windows 10 Home Server

      Discuss Building a Windows 10 Home Server and ask any questions as you follow the guide. 

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      posts
  2. Home Servers & NAS

    1. Apple Mac OS X Server

      Discuss your experiences with and questions about Apple OS X Server.

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    2. Network Attached Storage

      If you want to chat about NAS devices, you're amongst friends right here.

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    3. Server Hardware

      Discuss your server hardware in this forum.

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      posts
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  3. Smart Home

    1. Components

      If you have a problem with your smart home kit, or have a questions about a specific component that doesn't fit in another forum, share it here.

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    2. Network/IP Cameras

      Use this forum to chat about Network/IP Cameras.

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      posts
    3. Lighting

      Use this forum to discuss smart home lighting solutions, such as Philips Hue, Lightify and others.

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    4. Security

      Smart Locks, motion detectors, home sensors, alarms and more. Talk about them here.

      2
      posts
    5. Smart Home Platforms

      Discuss Smart Home Platforms such as SmartThings, Apple HomeKit and others right here.

      2
      posts
    6. Temperature Control

      Discuss your experiences with smart home temperature control devices like the Nest Learning Thermostat, Honeywell Lyric and others.

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      post
  4. Computers, Networking and Storage

    1. Apple Mac OS X

      Need help a with Mac? Talk here.

      646
      posts
    2. Windows

      Help and support for Windows PCs.

      869
      posts
    3. Hard Drives and Storage

      If you're looking for discussion about hard drives, solid state drives and other storage media, then head here.

      78
      posts
    4. Networking

      From Ethernet to Powerline, Wi-Fi, Routers and Switches - discuss your networking issues and victories in this forum.

      116
      posts
  5. Home Cinema and Gaming

    1. Digital Media Receivers

      Discuss digital media receivers which connect to home servers, PCs and other networked attached storage devices.

      286
      posts
    2. Xbox & PlayStation

      Share your experiences and issues with Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Xbox One and the Sony PlayStation.

      578
      posts
  6. Mobile

    1. 89
      posts
  7. Open Mic

    1. General Chat

      If we've not covered your discussions in other forums, then post it here.

      1984
      posts
    2. Pleased to Meet You!

      New to the forums? Feel free to pop in here, introduce yourself and post your home server specs, if you wish.

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