Mar 232010
 

Windows XP mode, introduced in Windows 7 is a cool new feature to support legacy systems and applications that does not work in Windows 7. In simple terms, Windows XP mode is a Virtual Machine on its own running on Windows Virtual PC but bit more integrated tightly into the native OS (Windows 7).

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Jan 062009
 

When you install Windows Server 2008 as a Guest OS on a Windows Server 2008 running Hyper-V role, you may find this guest OS without any network when booted up. This could happen if the Integration Services is not installed on the Guest OS. The Integration Services installs the Guest OS components as in any other virtualization system like VMWare or VirtualBox.

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Jan 032009
 

Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V virtualisation doesn't offer an out of the box option to clone an existing Virtual Machine (VM) into a new one. However, this doesn't  mean it is not possible or is very difficult. In fact, its quite easy and simple to clone a Virtual Machine in Hyper-V

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Jan 032009
 

Once Hyper-V Role is enabled on your Windows Server 2008, new Virtual Machines can be created from the Hyper-V Manager. The list of guest operating systems supported on Hyper-V at the moment are

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Jan 032009
 

Hyper-V is a 64-bit only Virtualization Technology in Windows Server 2008. Hyper-V is a 64-bit native hypervisor based Virtualization and requires processors that support virtualization. Needless to say it is not supported on the 32-bit version of Windows Server 2008.

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