Hp Ex490 Software

HP MediaSmart Server
EX470 and EX475
ManufacturerHewlett Packard
CostUS$599 (EX470)
US$749 (EX475)
TypeHome Server
ProcessorAMDSempron 3400+
Frequency1.8 GHz
Memory512 MB
PortsGigabit Ethernet
4 USB 2.0
Power consumption~52 W (idle, single drive) to ~99 W (full load, 4 drives)
Weight5.17 kg (EX470)
5.76 kg (EX475)
Dimensions14 cm x 25 cm x 23 cm

Fix HP Printer issue on macOS. A software component will damage your computer message displays when printing or while installing - Click Here. The new MediaSmart Servers feature faster processors, with the EX495 sporting a Dual core Pentium, to optimize the extensive HP added software functionality of the products. They also have higher capacity out of the box. EX490 – Intel Celeron 2.2 GHz processor and 1x 1TB SATA HDD. What's in the box: HP EX495 (1.5TB plus 3 unused expansion bays) MediaSmart Server, Power cord, Ethernet cable, Software installation disc, PC restore disc, Server recovery disc and Setup Poster and HP support guides. One year limited warranty and our dedicated software technical support available from date of purchase both online and by phone.

The HP MediaSmart Server was a home server from Hewlett-Packard that ran Microsoft's Windows Home Serveroperating system.


HP MediaSmart Server EX490
HP MediaSmart Server EX490 hard disk bay

As of October 2008, the HP MediaSmart Server is sold in two models, EX470 (RRP US$599) and EX475 (RRP US$749). They feature a 1.8 GHzAMDSempron 3400+ processor, one Gigabit Ethernet port, four internal SATA drive bays, four USB 2.0 ports and one eSATA port.[1] The two models are identical with the exception of the amount of included storage: the EX470 has one 500 GB hard drive preinstalled, while the EX475 has two 500 GB hard drives preinstalled.

Hackers and enthusiasts have modded the EX470 by adding a VGA monitor,[2] upgrading the memory from 512 MB to 2 GB[3] and upgrading the processor to a 2.6 GHz AMD LE-1640.[4]

On December 29, 2008, HP announced two more models, the EX485 and the EX487, available for pre-orders starting on January 8, 2009. The newer models include support for Apple's Time Machine backup software. They also use a 2.0 GHz IntelCeleron processor, replacing the AMD Sempron from the old models. Other features include a revamped user interface and larger preinstalled hard drives (one 750 GB drive for the EX485; two 750 GB drives in the EX487).[5]

Hp Mediasmart Server Ex495

On April 30, 2009, HP announced the MediaSmart Server LX195 which was intended to be a low-cost entry into the Home Server market.[6] The new model featured a single internal 640 GB drive, a 1.6 GHz IntelAtom 230 processor, 1 GB of DDR2 memory, Gigabit Ethernet, and four USB ports for storage expansion. The software features included with the LX195 are the same as the initial launch features of the EX485/EX487 server

Hp Ex490 Software

On September 14, 2009, HP launched two new MediaSmart servers. The EX490 comes with 1 TB of hard disk storage and costs $549, while the EX495 comes with 1.5 TB and costs $699 both 7200 rpm. The 490 comes with an Intel Celeron Processor 2.2 GHz and the 495 with an Intel Pentium Processor Dual Core 2.5 GHz.[7]

On November 30, 2010, The Windows Home Server team at Microsoft confirmed rumors that HP would not be offering hardware for the next version of Windows Home Server (codenamed 'Vail'), and that HP would stop selling MediaSmart servers altogether after the end of the calendar year 2010.[8]

See also[edit]

Hp Mediasmart Server Ex490


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  2. ^https://web.archive.org/web/20120211112747/http://www.homeserverhacks.com/2008/03/attaching-vga-monitor-to-your-hp-ex470.html
  3. ^https://web.archive.org/web/20110810095635/http://www.homeserverhacks.com/2007/12/upgrade-memory-in-your-hp-ex470.html
  4. ^https://web.archive.org/web/20110712214729/http://www.homeserverhacks.com/2008/03/add-performance-to-your-hp-ex470-with.html
  5. ^'HP debuts Mac-compatible MediaSmart ex485 / ex487 home servers'. Engadget. Retrieved 2009-01-16.
  6. ^'HP announces new MediaSmart Server LX195'. MediaSmartServer.net. Retrieved 2009-05-07.
  7. ^http://www.shopping.hp.com/webapp/shopping/can.do?landing=notebook&storeName=accessories&category=notebook_hp&subcat1=home_servers&catLevel=1
  8. ^'HP MediaSmart Server to retire'. Microsoft. Retrieved 2010-11-30.

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