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HP Mediasmart Server, WHS 2011 upgrade RRS feed

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  • Can i upgrade my HP Mediasmart server 490 to WHS 2011, if so how?
    Saturday, February 11, 2012 5:46 PM

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  • Doing so isn't supported. HP would have to provide a new server recovery disk with Windows Home Server 2011 on it, and that disk would have to perform a factory reset (since Drive Extender no longer exists, and hardware requirements have changed significantly, there's no way to simply upgrade the OS). It is possible, however; Google (or your search engine of choice) will find you several tutorials on how to do it.

    I'm not on the WHS team, I just post a lot. :)

    Sunday, February 12, 2012 4:04 AM
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