Here is how to manage basic Windows Home Server settings.  Screen shots speak for themselves so here we go!

From the Start Menu open up Windows Home Server Console

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This is an odd place for the settings but in the Beta they are located in the upper left side of the console.  Click on the gear icons.

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The first screen contains the General settings.  Time, Region, and turning on or off Windows Updates.

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Under Computers & Backup you select the backup times for the computers on your home network.  Backup management and cleanup are also handled in this area.

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This is where you decide what folders you will share on the network. 

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The Resources area give you the status of your server software and hardware as well.

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Mysicgeek’s Tech Lingo:  Beta Release – This is the stage in a software applications lifecycle before Release Candidate.  Usually the software is about 70% complete and some of the final bugs are reported and worked out.