Running a Hyper-V VM on Vista

I’ve been running virtual machines on Hyper-V in the MTC lab with great success. The performance is excellent and much faster than it was on Virtual Server. One challenge though is that it would be nice to be able to start up a Hyper-V VM on my laptop. Occasionlly, I get calls from customers asking about a…

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Upgrading from Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V RC0 to RTM

Today I finally got around to upgrading my Windows Server 2008 x64 machine (which I use to host my SharePoint virtual machines) from Hyper-V RC0 to RTM. I tried it a number of times but it kept failing, saying “Updates were not configured correctly. Reverting changes”. The solution was to shutdown all of my virtual machines (rather than…

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