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RevoCenter Series
Quick Start Guide
Windows Home Server 2011
Copyright © 2011 All Rights Reserved.
RevoCenter Series
Quick Start Guide
Model Number : _________________________________
Serial Number: ___________________________________
Purchase Date: ___________________________________
Place of Purchase: ________________________________
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Safety instructions
Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference.
Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product.
Turning the product off before cleaning
Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid
cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
CAUTION for plug as disconnecting device
Observe the following guidelines when connecting and disconnecting power to
the power supply unit:
Install the power supply unit before connecting the power cord to the AC
power outlet.
Unplug the power cord before removing the power supply unit from the
computer.
If the system has multiple sources of power, disconnect power from the system
by unplugging all power cords from the power supplies.
CAUTION for Accessibility
Be sure that the power outlet you plug the power cord into is easily accessible
and located as close to the equipment operator as possible. When you need to
disconnect the power, be sure to unplug the power cord from the electrical
outlet.
CAUTION for Listening
To protect your hearing, follow these instructions.
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Increase the volume gradually until you can hear clearly and comfortably.
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Do not increase the volume level after your ears have adjusted.
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Do not listen to music at high volumes for extended periods.
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Do not increase the volume to block out noisy surroundings.
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Decrease the volume if you can't hear people speaking near you.
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Information for your safety and
comfort
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Warnings
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Do not use this product near water.
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Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand or table. If the product
falls, it could be seriously damaged.
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Slots and openings are provided for ventilation to ensure reliable
operation of the product and to protect it from overheating. These
openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should never be
blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface.
This product should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat
register, or in a built-in installation unless proper ventilation is provided.
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Never push objects of any kind into this product through cabinet slots as
they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could
result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind onto or into
the product.
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To avoid damage of internal components and to prevent battery leakage,
do not place the product on a vibrating surface.
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Never use it under sporting, exercising, or any vibrating environment
which will probably cause unexpected short current or damage rotor
devices, HDD, Optical drive, and even exposure risk from lithium battery
pack.
Using electrical power
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This product should be operated from the type of power indicated on the
marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power available, consult
your dealer or local power company.
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Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not place this product
where people will walk on the cord.
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If an extension cord is used with this product, make sure that the total
ampere rating of the equipment plugged into the extension cord does not
exceed the extension cord ampere rating. Also, make sure that the total
rating of all products plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed the fuse
rating.
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Do not overload a power outlet, strip or receptacle by plugging in too
many devices. The overall system load must not exceed 80% of the branch
circuit rating. If power strips are used, the load should not exceed 80% of
the power strip's input rating.
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This product's power supply is equipped with a three-wire grounded plug.
The plug only fits in a grounded power outlet. Make sure the power outlet
is properly grounded before inserting the power supply plug. Do not insert
the plug into a non-grounded power outlet. Contact your electrician for
details.
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Note: The grounding pin also provides good protection from unexpected
noise produced by other nearby electrical devices that may interfere with
the performance of this product.
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The system can be powered using a wide range of voltages; 100 to 240 V
AC. The power cord included with the system meets the requirements for
use in the country/region where the system was purchased. Power cords for
use in other countries/regions must meet the requirements for that
country/region. For more information on power cord requirements,
contact an authorized reseller or service provider.
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Warning! The grounding pin is a safety feature. Using a power
outlet that is not properly grounded may result in electric shock
and/or injury.
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Product servicing
Do not attempt to service this product yourself, as opening or removing covers
may expose you to dangerous voltage points or other risks. Refer all servicing to
qualified service personnel.
Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service
personnel when:
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the power cord or plug is damaged, cut or frayed
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liquid was spilled into the product
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the product was exposed to rain or water
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the product has been dropped or the case has been damaged
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the product exhibits a distinct change in performance, indicating a need
for service
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the product does not operate normally after following the operating
instructions
Note: Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating
instructions, since improper adjustment of other controls may result in
damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technician to
restore the product to normal condition.
Disposal instructions
Do not throw this electronic device into the trash when discarding.
To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment,
please recycle. For more information on the Waste from Electrical and
Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit
http://global.acer.com/about/sustainability.htm
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FCC statement
This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This device generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy
and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this device does cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by turning the device off and on, the user
is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
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Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna
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Increase the separation between the device and receiver
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Connect the device into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected
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Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for help
Notice: Shielded cables
All connections to other computing devices must be made using shielded cables
to maintain compliance with FCC regulations.
Notice: Peripheral devices
Only peripherals (input/output devices, terminals, printers, etc.) certified to
comply with the Class A limits may be attached to this equipment. Operation
with noncertified peripherals is likely to result in interference to radio and TV
reception.
Caution
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could
void the user’s authority, which is granted by the Federal Communications
Commission, to operate this server.
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Regulations and safety notices
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Notice: Canadian users
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Remarque à l'intention des utilisateurs canadiens
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du
Canada.
Compliant with Russian regulatory certification
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Acer Incorporated
333 West San Carlos St. San Jose,
CA 95110, U.S.A.
Tel: 254-298-4000
Fax: 254-298-4147
www.acer.com
Federal Communications Commission
Declaration of Conformity
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference,
and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
The following local Manufacturer/Importer is responsible for this declaration:
Product:
Server
Model number:
RevoCenter Series
Name of responsible party:
Acer America Corporation
Address of responsible party:
333 West San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA 95110
U.S.A.
Contact person:
Acer Representative
Tel:
254-298-4000
Fax:
254-298-4147
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Acer Incorporated
8F, 88, Sec.1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd., Hsichih
Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan
Declaration of Conformity
We,
Acer Computer (Shanghai) Limited
8F, 88, Sec.1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd., Hsichih, Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan
Contact Person: Mr. Easy Lai
Tel: 886-2-8691-3089 Fax: 886-2-8691-3120
E-mail: easy_lai@acer.com.tw
Hereby declare that:
Product:
Server
Trade Name:
Acer
Model Number:
RevoCenter Series
Is compliant with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of
the following EC directives, and that all the necessary steps have been taken
and are in force to assure that production units of the same product will
continue comply with the requirements.
EMC Directive 2004/108/EC as attested by conformity with the following
harmonized standards:
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EN55022: 2006, AS/NZS CISPR22: 2006, Class B
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EN55024: 1998 + A1: 2001 + A2:2003
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EN55013:2001 + A1:2003 + A2:2006 (Applicable to product built with TV
tuner module)
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EN55020:2007 (Applicable to product built with TV tuner module)
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EN61000-3-2: 2006, Class D
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EN61000-3-3: 1995 + A1: 2001+A2: 2005
Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC as attested by conformity with the following
harmonized standard:
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EN60950-1: 2001 + A11: 2004
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EN60065: 2002 + A1: 2006 (Applicable to product built with TV tuner
module)
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RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC on the Restriction of the Use of certain Hazardous
Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment
The standards listed below are applied to the product if built with WLAN
module or wireless keyboard and mouse.
R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC as attested by conformity with the following
harmonized standard:
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Article 3.1(a) Health and Safety
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EN60950-1:2001 + A11:2004
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EN50371:2002
Article 3.1(b) EMC
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EN301 489-1 V1.6.1
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EN301 489-3 V1.4.1 (Applicable to non-bluetooth wireless keyboard
mouse set)
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EN301 489-17 V1.2.1
Article 3.2 Spectrum Usages
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EN300 440-2 V1.1.2 (Applicable to non-bluetooth wireless keyboard
mouse set)
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EN300 328 V1.7.1
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EN301 893 V1.4.1 (Applicable to 5GHz high performance RLAN)
Year to begin affixing CE marking 2009.
2011/ 06
Easy Lai, Manager
Regulation Center, Acer Inc.
Date
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Council Decision 98/482/EC (CTR21) for pan- European single terminal
connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN).
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Contents
Getting started
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Check package contents
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Select a location
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Recommended environment
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Connect the power cord
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Connect to the home network
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Power on the system
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Install the Windows Home Server Connector on the first
computer
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Users
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Remote Web Access
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Access the RevoCenter Series home page
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Add a shared folder
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Access the shared folders on the home server
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Media
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Stream audio in Windows Media Player
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Install the Windows Home Server Connector on the
client computers
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Follow these steps to set up the RevoCenter Series to run in your home
network.
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Check package contents
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Select a location for the home server
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Look at the recommended requirements
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Connect the power cord
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Connect the home server to the home network
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Power on the home server
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Install the Windows Home Server Connector to the first computer
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Create user accounts
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Configure the home server for remote access
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Access the RevoCenter Series home page
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Add a shared folder
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Access the shared folders on the home server
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Enable media sharing
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Enable Digital Media Server
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Stream audio in Windows Media Player
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Install the Windows Home Server Connector to the client
computers
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Get more information about the home server
For detailed information on how to use the RevoCenter Series, you can
refer to the RevoCenter Series User Guide.
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Getting started
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Check package contents
Check the following items from the package:
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RevoCenter Series system
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Power cord
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Network cable
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RevoCenter Series discs
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Server Recovery Disc - Use this disc to recover your home
server after a system failure or restore the home server to its
factory default. Refer to the RevoCenter Series User Guide for
detailed instructions.
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Quick Start Guide
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Warranty card
If any of the above items are damaged or missing, contact your reseller
or retailer from which you purchased this product.
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Before unpacking and installing the home server, select a suitable site
for the system for maximum efficiency. Consider the following factors
when choosing a site for the home server:
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Near a grounded power outlet
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Clean and dust free
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Flat and stable surface free from vibration
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Well-ventilated and away from sources of heat
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Secluded from electromagnetic fields produced by electrical
devices such as air conditioners, radio, TV transmitters, etc.
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Select a location
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Recommended environment
For best results, your computer should meet the following hardware
and software requirements:
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Processor
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System memory
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1 GHz Pentium 3, Pentium 4, AMD x64, or newer processor
512 MB or above
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Hard drives
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Operating system
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80 GB internal (ATA, SATA, or SCSI) as primary drive
The Windows 7 Operating System
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Windows 7 Home Basic (x86 and x64)
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Windows 7 Home Premium (x86 and x64)
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Windows 7 Professional (x86 and x64)
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Windows 7 Ultimate (x86 and x64)
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Windows 7 Enterprise (x86 and x64)
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Windows 7 Starter (x86)
The Windows Vista Operating System
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Windows Vista Home Basic with Service Pack 2 (SP2) (x86 and
x64)
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Windows Vista Home Premium with SP2 (x86 and x64)
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Windows Vista Business with SP2 (x86 and x64)
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Windows Vista Ultimate with SP2 (x86 and x64)
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Windows Vista Enterprise with SP2 (x86 and x64)
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Windows Vista Starter with SP2 (x86)
The Windows XP Operating System
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Windows XP Home with Service Pack 3 (SP3)
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Windows XP Professional with SP3
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Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 with SP3
Web browsers
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Internet Explorer version 6.0, 7.0, or above
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Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or above
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Internet connection
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100 Mbps to 1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet connection
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Broadband connection (DSL or cable)
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Broadband router (DHCP enabled and meets UPnP standards.)
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Digital media player for streaming media files
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iTunes 7.1 or later
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Windows Media Player 10 or later
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Connect the power cord
Plug the power cord into the power connector and the other end into
an electrical outlet.
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Important: Connect the RevoCenter Series to your broadband
router with a network cable. Wireless connection to your
broadband router is not supported. However, home computers
that are connected through a wireless connection is supported.
Connect one end of the network cable into the network port and the
other end to a Gigabit Ethernet port on a broadband router.
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Connect to the home network
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Power on the system
After making sure that you have set up the system properly and
connected all the required cables, you can now power on the system.
Press the power button to turn system on. The LED indicators on the
front panel will flash, change colors and turn to solid white after
startup.
To turn off the system, press and hold the power button down for at
least four seconds.
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After setting up your RevoCenter Series, you must install the Windows
Home Server Connector on your computer.
Note: Prior to installing the Windows Home Server Connector,
make sure you have administrator privileges. Refer to the
Windows Help for more details on changing your user account
settings.
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Please go to Explorer and find your "RevoCenter" in other devices,
then double click the device icon to get started the set up process.
2
Click "download and run the setup wizard" icon.
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Install the Windows Home Server
Connector on the first computer
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Click "Download Software for windows" icon to help you connect
this computer to the server.
After the components are installed, the Windows Home Server
Connector installation starts to find and connect to your
RevoCenter Series.
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Note: If Microsoft .Net 4.0 isn't installed on your PC, the Windows
Home Server Connector installer will download and install it. This
process may take some time.
Note: Please ensure your PC's wireless and wired connections are
on the same subnet to avoid causing problems when setting up
Windows Home Server.
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After the installation process is done, there will be a pop up
window to ask for password to enter dashboard.
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Users
You can use the Users tab on the Windows Home Server Dashboard to
create a personal user account, enable a guest account, and maintain
user accounts on the home server.
The options on the User Accounts tab allow you to:
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Add - Create a new user account on the home server and set access
rights for the user.
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Properties - View and change user account properties.
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Remove - Delete a user account from the home server.
For more information, see User Accounts in the Windows Home Server
Dashboard Help.
Note:
1. You can only have full access to the shared media folders
(Video/Photo/Music) after creating user accounts. Otherwise, you
can only read files but not save files to the home server.
2. A personal shared folder is created each time you add a new
user account. By default, only this user account has access to the
personal shared folder. Users can store personal files in their
personal shared folder. This is true even if the guest account is
enabled.
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You must configure your home server for remote access to easily access
your files and home computers from anywhere with an Internet
connection. You can download files, upload files, connect to your
home computers, and administer the home server.
To configure the home server for remote access:
Important: Only personal user accounts with remote access
permissions can log on to the RevoCenter Series home page.
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Double-click the Windows Home Server icon
tray.
in the system
2
Log on to the Windows Home Server Launchpad then click
Dashboard icon to log in with administrator password.
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Click Settings.
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In the navigation pane, select Remote Web Access.
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Under Router, click Setup to configure your broadband router.
Make sure your router supports UPnP standards and the UPnP
setting must be enabled on your router for Windows Home Server
to automatically configure it.
In this step, Windows Home Server configures the persistent port
forwarding from your UPnP certified router to your home server,
as follows:
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Remote Web Access
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Port 80 - Connects over your home network to the RevoCenter
Series home page using the HTTP protocol.
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Port 443 - Connects over your home network to the
RevoCenter Series logon page using HTTPS, an encrypted
Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
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Port 4125 - Connects to your home computers via the remote
desktop proxy.
Under Domain Name, click Setup to set a personalized domain
name for your home server (For example,
smithfamily.homeserver.com).
A domain name uniquely identifies your home server on the
Internet. It is used to connect to your home server while you are
away from home. Even if your Internet IP address changes, you can
still connect to your home network with your personalized domain
name. For example, you could register the name
smithfamily.homeserver.com and then use that name to connect
to your RevoCenter Series Web site.
Note: You need a Windows Live ID to set up a domain name for
your home server.
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Under Customize Remote Web Access, click "Customize" to
change logon page and home page links based on your
preference.
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After you configure remote access, test the remote connectivity
from outside of your home. Refer to “Access the RevoCenter Series
home page” on page 26.
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Access the RevoCenter Series home
page
After you configure a user account for remote access, you can use a
Web browser on a computer that is outside your home to remotely
access your home server and home computer.
On the RevoCenter Series home page, you can perform the following:
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Remotely access the Windows Home Server Dashboard.
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Remotely access your home computers.
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Remotely download or upload files to shared folders.
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Remotely streaming media files.
Important: Use Internet Explorer to access and remotely
administer your home server over the Web. Some features, such as
accessing the home computers or the Windows Home Server
Dashboard, are not available when you use other Web browsers.
To access the RevoCenter Series home page:
Note: You cannot use the guest or administrator account to access
the home page. You must log on with a personal user account
that is enabled for Remote Access.
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Double click the Windows Home Server icon in the system tray.
2
Log on to the Windows Home Server Launch Pad then click
"Remote Access Icon".
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Log on with User name and password.
The home page include three tabs:
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Home - This page appears every time you log on to the Web
page.
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Computers - Allows you to perform remote administration on
the home server and the home computers.
To access your home server, click Connect to your Home Server
on the Computers tab and enter the administrator password.
The Windows Home Server Console interface opens.
To access your home computers, click the name of the home
computer under the Remote Access to Computers field on the
Computers tab.
Note: Make sure that the home computer is configured to allow
remote access.
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Shared Folders - Allows you to access the shared folders you
have access privileges over the Internet.
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Media Library - Allows you to remote streaming media files
that is stored on the default share folders (Pictures/Music/
Videos)
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Links - Allows you to link home server blog and communities
to acquire useful information
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Shared folders are places for you to organize and store files on the
home server so that you can share them with other people on your
home network.
in the system
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Double-click the Windows Home Server icon
tray.
2
Log on to the Windows Home Server Dashboard.
3
Click the Server Folders and Hard Drives icon.
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Click Server Folders tab then select "add a folder".
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Type a name and description for the folder and select Location
then click Next.
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Select who can access this folder.
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Click Close.
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Add a shared folder
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Access the shared folders on the
home server
To access the shared folders using the Windows Home Server
icon:
1
Right-click the Windows Home Server icon
. in the system tray.
2
Click Shared Folders.
3
Double-click a shared folder in the window to open it.
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The Media settings page allows you to enable or disable Windows
Home Server media sharing capabilities. And also the to set up video
streaming quality.
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Media
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Stream audio in Windows Media
Player
To stream audio in Windows Media Player 11:
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Make sure that media sharing is enabled. Refer to “Media” on
page 31 for more information.
2
Make sure Digital Media Server is enabled.
3
Open the Windows Media Player.
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Click the Library tab. The Acer RevoCenter Series appears in the
navigation pane.
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Browse or search for the item you want to play, then click the Play
button.
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Install the Windows Home Server
Connector on the client computers
You can follow similar steps to install connector software on other
computers.
1
Please go to Explorer and find your home server (with the
computer name you have assigned) in other devices, then double
click the device icon to get started the set up process.
2
Click "Download Software for windows" icon to help you connect
this computer to the server.
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Enter the Windows Home Server administrator password.
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Click Next and follow all onscreen instructions until you finish
installation.
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Once installation is complete the Windows Home Server Launch
Pad icon
appears in the system task tray.
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To install the Windows Home Server connector directly from the
home server
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Open a Web browser.
2
In the address bar, enter http://RevoCenter:65510/connect, where
“RevoCenter” is the name of the home server.
3
Under Windows Home Server Connector Setup, click "Download
software for windows".
4
Follow all onscreen installation instructions until you finish
installation.
Note: If Microsoft .Net 4.0 isn't installed on your PC, the Windows
Home Server Connector installer will download and install it. This
process may take some time.
Note: Please ensure your PC's wireless and wired connections are
on the same subnet to avoid causing problems when setting up
Windows Home Server.
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