The Microsoft Dynamics CRM team, okay really mostly Menno, okay really only Menno, has released a demonstration of a virtual PC (VPC) installation. You can download the demo at:
NOTE: This image is for demonstration purposes only by Microsoft authorized Partners. The contents of this image should not be copied or redistributed.
What’s Installed on this Virtual PC Image
The Microsoft Dynamics CRM application within the image is provisioned with fresh sample data from the Sample Data Wizard which can be found on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Server Disc. All the customizations and workflow rules from the previous VPC have been imported and fixed.Within the image, Microsoft Dynamics CRM is accessible through Internet Explorer by navigating to http://crm or by simply opening Microsoft Outlook 2007.
What’s NOT installed on this Virtual PC Image
Minimum Hardware Recommendations
NOTE: Though the image can be utilized on a single PC or laptop computer, it is strongly suggested that the image be run using an external USB 2.0 hard drive for best performance. If you do not have an external drive, you can run the image locally on the host computer; however, you will experience a decrease in performance.
The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Team Blog just announced the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Virtual PC Demonstration
Is the SBS2003 version of the VPC still available that has Exchange 2003 incorporated? Has it been updated with the latest fixes and patches and has it been upgraded to WSS 3.0? If so what is the download address?
Looks like the settings page is hidden, and i have tried to manually load the "Export Customization" page with this link :
but it is loaded with blank page.
Really appreciate for some hints about this.
Pasirodė nauja Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 virtuali mašina. Joje yra paruošta: Windows 2003 Server R2,
Hadi, I have a feeling you mix up a few things.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM can be accessed via http://crm on the new VPC. If you open Outlook and IE together you will run into a well known bug; the settings button will dissapear. Close Outlook and hit F5 in IE.
Thanks very much for your solution. You're correct, i was opening the IE and Outlook client at the same time. The solution was closing the Outlook client first and then refresh the IE web client.
It is very nice to see that Lithuanians are also using Microsoft CRM! Marius, I would love to chat sometime! I used to live in Lithuania!
This page would collect all known ( to me ) VPCs and related Softeware. VPCs: Virtual PC 2007 , Virtual
Is anyone else getting random authentication prompts in the web client?
I download and install this on my computer. but when I start vpc, i got a ip conflict error. my computer run in a local network with a 192.168.1.1
gateway, so i change vpc id to another one:
but I can not access cmr server at http://crm with
IE, i got error Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage.
Is there a expiration date on this VPC image ??
Yes I am also getting the authentication error. When do you get it. I haven't been able to pin it down yet. I kept getting it when I entered a new product.
I hope I can answer all your questions in one comment.
1. Expiration date can be found by going to Start / Run and type in winver
2. Random authentication errors can be solve by adding http://crm into the trusted sites.
3. Please use the included .VMC file to start the image. If you have created your own make sure the NIC is set to "Local Only"
Please keep an eye on my own blog where I try to answer questions on a more regular basis.. http://blogs.msdn.com/mscrmfreak/archive/2007/08/16/Released_3A00_-Microsoft-Dynamics-CRM-VPC-_2D00_-August-2007-Edition.aspx
2. And turn off the popup blocker
Or add http://crm to the allowed sites in the pop-up blocker settings.