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Windows Home Server Console Unresponsive after addin installation RRS feed

  • Question

  • I'm using an HP MediaSmart EX 490 and have recently encountered a problem where after installing an add in I get the notice that the console will close and the instruction to reopen it.  Any subsequent attempts to connect to the console, however, result in a blank screen.  I can still access shares both within the network and via remote access, but I cannot get to the console itself. The only solution I've found to date is to RDP directly into the server and reboot, but I'd certainly like to find a better solution.  Any suggestions?

    Thanks,
    Matt 
    Wednesday, March 3, 2010 10:46 PM

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  • Hi,

    It's probably a problem with one of the Add-Ins you have installed.  I would remove the last few Add-Ins you installed and see if that cures the problem.

    Also in the drop down box below the password entry when you open the Windows Home Server Console - there is an option to "Reset console" - give that a try.

    Cheers,
    Al


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    Thursday, March 4, 2010 11:20 AM