Making a Wireless Connection Accessible to a Hyper-V Virtual Machine (VM)

If you do SharePoint or SharePoint Online development in a VM, at some point you’ll be in a situation where the only network available is wireless.  I ran into that here at TechEd in my hotel while prepping for my sessions. Luckily Donovan Follette had a great post on Making a Wireless Connection Accessible to…

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Adding a native boot VHD to Windows 7 – Part 3

At this point, you have a native boot VHD created from Part 1 and the OS image applied from Part 2.  Next, you need to add the VHD to the boot menu so you can boot to it. Add the VHD to the Boot Menu 1. Click Start >> All Programs >> Microsoft Windows AIK…

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Adding a native boot VHD to Windows 7 – Part 2

After creating the native boot VHD in Part 1, the next step is to apply a OS image to the VHD. Installing the OS For this next step, you’ll need setup media for the OS you’d like to install.  I keep a few bootable USB sticks with the latest OSs in my office to make…

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Adding a native boot VHD to Windows 7 – Part 1

I’ve been using the native boot VHD feature of Windows 7 quite a lot lately and I’m really happy with results.  Being able to natively boot to a VHD allows you to have different OS images set up for different scenarios.  For me this includes: 1. Easily Rebuild-able Win7 Images: I work with a lot…

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