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  • Keeping all our media
  • Backing up all the PCs
  • Copying our Sky recordings over (if possible)
Thanks!

Pardon my noobness, but what is a "Sky recording?"

Media storage and backing up PCs can be easily done on a Linux distro IMO.
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  • Keeping all our media
  • Backing up all the PCs
  • Copying our Sky recordings over (if possible)
Thanks!

I'm confused as to what Sky recording is as well...

As for the others it depends on how you want it to be done. If you are backing up several computers I would think WHS would be better because it only backs up data once (1 copy of Windows, 1 copy of Word, etc.) instead of backing up entire computers. If you're only backing up a couple then you would probably be fine just using the built in Windows backup. As for media WHS can also do that but you could also have each individual computer index media instead. WHS really shines when you need to connect to one of your computers from the internet or access your media when you are away.
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It's no problem, it's a UK thing. Sky is our DTV provider and we record programs on the boxes they provide us (for us, the Sky+ HD box). I think you can transfer the recordings. I can't remember how though. I think it was some program.
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It's no problem, it's a UK thing. Sky is our DTV provider and we record programs on the boxes they provide us (for us, the Sky+ HD box). I think you can transfer the recordings. I can't remember how though. I think it was some program.

Ahh, I would assume that program would be windows based sadly. frown.gif
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LOL! Knew exactly what you were talking about and you beat me to it 3930k. Soooooo jelly, wish I could get Sky here but am forced into BT and their crappy .8Mbps ADSL. frown.gif. miss my fibre back in the US.
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LOL! Knew exactly what you were talking about and you beat me to it 3930k. Soooooo jelly, wish I could get Sky here but am forced into BT and their crappy .8Mbps ADSL. frown.gif. miss my fibre back in the US.
I has BT frown.gif

I have Sky TV though!
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@3930K
@magariz

Might be worth checking to see if BT's FTTC product is in your area. smile.gif I'd also be VERY interested in the program that can pull recordings off of a Sky box. If you get the name of it please let me know. smile.gif
Edited by parityboy - 10/2/12 at 2:31pm
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There's a rant for that. frown.gif
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^^ lol, I feel you. In fact I might join you. My exchange has it, there's a box up the road and 'round the corner, but is my line enabled? NO!! mad.gif
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@3930K
@magariz
Might be worth checking to see if BT's FTTC product is in your area. smile.gif I'd also be VERY interested in the program that can pull recordings off of a Sky box. If you get the name of it please let me know. smile.gif
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LOL! Knew exactly what you were talking about and you beat me to it 3930k. Soooooo jelly, wish I could get Sky here but am forced into BT and their crappy .8Mbps ADSL. frown.gif. miss my fibre back in the US.

FTTC? Is that like their fibre optic? The BT Infinity?

Edit : My cell on 3 pulls 3Mbps down and that is SLOW for them. It is a US phone and don't think it works well with the carrier over here because everyone I know that got a phone (specificaly the GS 3) are pulling like 12-15Mbps down. Hell I want to just tell BT to shove it and tether lol.
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