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Problem with WHS Console - Repairing instalation and maintaining existing backups RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello,

    I have a problem with my WHS Console.  Under settings I no longer have the Add-Ins section.  I have tried rebooting and that does not help.  Has anyone had this problem?  If so, what did you do?

    I am thinking of reinstalling WHS.  I know that it will reindex all of my data from the shared folders.  But I do not know what it will do to the computer backsups.  Will they be saved or will I loose them?

    Or is there a way to do a REPAIR to the installation?  If there is, will it leave my backups intact.

    Thanks in advance.

    scorrales
    Friday, October 2, 2009 8:34 PM

All replies

  • There is no system repair in Windows Home Server. There really can't be; the product is designed to be used "headless".

    A server reinstallation for reasons other than a failed system drive shouldn't cause any data loss, however. That includes your backup database.

    I'm not on the WHS team, I just post a lot. :)
    Friday, October 2, 2009 10:11 PM
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