Category: Hyper-V

Hyper-V: Problem installing Hyper-V Integration Services after upgrading virtual machine from Virtual PC (VPC)

Ok, today i migrated one of my old Virtual PC Images (VPC) (VHD File) to Hyper-V. I booted the Virtual PC virtual machine and removed the old virtual machine additions. Then i created a new virtual machine in Hyper-V and specified the VHD as Disk….




About Managing Snapshots with Hyper-V

Hyper-V introduces the concept of virtual machine snapshots – which is to say point in time images of a virtual machine that you can return to at any stage.  These snapshots are implemented in the virtualization layer – and can be taken at any time with any guest operating system (even during an operating system…




Hyper-V Remote Management Configuration Utility

HVRemote reduces the manual configuration steps needed for Hyper-V Remote Management down to a few simple commands.   HVRemote can diagnose common configuration errors. HVRemote is locale neutral, although output is in English only. HVRemote can configure all combinations of workgroup and domain joined clients and servers.   http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/HVRemote




Microsoft Hardware-Assisted Virtualization Detection Tool

The Hardware-assisted virtualization (HAV) detection tool checks if the computer processor supports HAV and if this setting is enabled. Windows Virtual PC requires processors capable of hardware-assisted virtualization with AMD-V™, Intel® VT or VIA® VT turned on in the BIOS. The HAV detection tool helps you check if the computer processor supports hardware virtualization. The…



Microsoft Disk2VHD (aka P2V)

Disk2vhd is a utility that creates VHD (Virtual Hard Disk – Microsoft’s Virtual Machine disk format) versions of physical disks for use in Microsoft Virtual PC or Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines (VMs)….



Manage you Hyper-V Virtual Machines using Microsoft PowerShell Management Library for Hyper-V

Absolutely cool and awesome, a Management Library for PowerShell to manage your Hyper-V Virtual Machines and Hosts using Microsoft PowerShell. Get it / read more here: PowerShell Management Library for Hyper-V It is published on Codeplex…



Virtualization Platform Hyper-V supports Live Migration in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2

The Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2008 R2 provides you with the tools and services you can use to create a virtualized server computing environment. This virtualized environment can be used to address a variety of business goals aimed at improving efficiency and reducing costs. This type of environment is useful because you can create and manage…



Microsoft Hyper-V 0x80004005 Unspecified error – certificate expiration and resolution

It’s not the first time i got this error message and since i’ve solved it, i thought i’ll share this with the rest of the world. a quote from an Microsoft Blog Post on Technet: For those of you who’ve enabled the Hyper-V role in WS08. It has been determined that a certificate error can…