Hyper-V WMI: Creating a Thumbnail Image

Hyper-V has a WMI API that will allow you to create a thumbnail image of any running or paused virtual machine.  You can create any sized thumbnail you want (640×480, 800×600, 1024×768 etc…).  Creating the image is pretty easy, you just call GetVirtualSystemThumbnailImage passing a reference to an Msvm_VirutalSystemSettingData instance and the size of the…

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Hyper-V WMI Using PowerShell – Part 4 and Negative 1 (Shutdown IC Powershell/C#)

I hope everyone is enjoying Hyper-V RC1 (yep I just linked to my own post -shamless maybe) but, as promissed here’s some more WMI goodness.    Title got your attention?  Well this is a two part post…  First I will show how to use the Shutdown IC to initiate a shutdown of a guest using PowerShell (that’s part 4)  Ok so…

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