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    • I've got the same problem and used that utility C:\Program Files\Windows Home Server\WHSOOBE.exe. It continue the server installation from entering server name, password, password hint and etc...
    • I used the database repair and clean up that are part of WHS program under settings (2nd photo). I have placed an order for two 2tb external hard drive to connect to my system so I can select to remove the drives one at a time from the system to do a reformat on each to check them. They will be here in a week if that does not work I plan to delete all the existing backups and starting with a new backup of the 2 computers connected to it. It will probably take a while as my current setup (1st photo) is the original 500 gig boot drive that original came with it and 3 internal 2 tb hard drives  plus a 4 slot esata system each with a 2 tb drive and 2 usb 2 tb plus the 2 I am going to be adding so the current total backup capacity is 16.83 Tb with me adding another 4tb. So it may be a while before I can get through all the drives. Will report back how I make out once I am done. If anyone knows a quicker way feel free to let me know. 
    • Hi guys. Resurrecting this thread, as we're coming up on 3 years...and well, life got in the way and I never managed to do any upgrades. I guess the good news is my HP LX195 is still humming as-is. I've since migrated most of my family's data (wife, 5 kids) to their OneDrive accounts, and cross-shared their drives with each other so it's a virtual home network out in the cloud. Not the fastest performance but it beats worrying about backups. Essentially now the only thing I rely on the WHS v1 box for is its Whiist add-in. We still to this day reference our old FrontPage-created family website with pages of the kids' growing up. I'm not into Farcebook or social networking so don't plan to migrate that anywhere anytime soon. QUESTION then - I was thinking of using these holiday discounts to buy a small workstation (again) to do some of the "faster" type of local filesharing we need (photo editing, etc.) But - is there any current Whiist-like solution (basic webserver tools) available in Windows 10, or even Windows 2012/2016 Essentials that I can migrate the directories to? Advice appreciated. Thanks and glad to be back... ENV  
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