Before We Begin: Setting up your Virtual Hard Disk

As I mentioned in my previous post, there’s still an issue with Vista installing on blank hard drives, including newly created VHDs. If you try to install it on a totally blank (i.e. unpartitioned and unformatted) disk, you’ll be told that Windows won’t be able to install, and that you should check your BIOS settings…

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Tips for using the December CTP with Virtual PC / Virtual Server

Build 5270 was released yesterday as the December CTP – if you’ve got access to MSDN or Connect, you should definitely check it out. There are some awesome changes in this build. So, there are probably a fair number of you out there who are interested in using Vista in combination with Microsoft’s Virtualization offerings (Virtual PC…

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Starting Fresh

<helloWorldPost> Hi everybody!:: waits for ‘Hi Dr. Nick!’ :: My name is Mike Kolitz, and I’m a Software Design Engineer in Test on the Virtualization Technologies team at Microsoft.  I’m starting this blog to help provide some information to the community about using Windows Vista and Longhorn Server with Microsoft’s Virtualization offerings, Virtual PC and…

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