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August, 2008

  • Ben Armstrong

    Hyper-V - Export & Import (Part 1)

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    Before I get going I want to get this out of the way:  Export / import in Hyper-V is by no means intuitive or easy to use.  It is definitely something that I hope we can improve in a future release - but for this release it is functional. So...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Battle Chess II under Virtual PC

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    Battle Chess II was released in 1990, two years after the original Battle Chess .  Battle Chess II sports higher quality graphics and support for Sound Blaster sound effects (though it actually uses the Sound Blasters musical "FM" capabilities...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Hyper-V - Export & Import (Part 2)

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    Yesterday I looked at how to do a basic export / import operation .  One thing I glossed over was the Reuse old virtual machine IDs option in the Import Virtual Machine dialog. As I mentioned in yesterday, the virtual machine ID is what Hyper-V uses...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Ben is back, some quick links

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    You may have noticed my absence for the last couple of weeks - I have been on vacation for some post-Hyper-V release unwinding.  But I am back at work now (and digging through a mountain of email).  To kick off blogging again I am going to throw...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Microsoft Server Software and Supported Virtualization Environments

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    This KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=957006 Outlines all of the Microsoft Server Software products that are supported under Hyper-V and other virtualization platforms that are part of the Server Virtualization Validation Program . Cheers...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Hyper-V: VM on USB Disk fails to start

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    If you are trying to start a virtual machine on a USB Disk (or any other external disk) and receive the following error message: The most likely cause is that the physical disk is FAT32 formatted.  Hyper-V requires that you use NTFS for storing virtual...
  • Ben Armstrong

    TechEd Australia and New Zealand

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    Next week I am going to be jumping on a plane and going to New Zealand and Australia to talk virtualization. Here is my speaking schedule: New Zealand: Session: Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Architecture, Scenarios and Networking Deep Dive Date:  ...
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