Tag: Hyper-V

Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 Download & Release Information

Looks like we are getting closer to Windows Server 2016 RTM! Microsoft released Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 in late August (Download & Release Notes).

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Enabling Windows 8 Hyper-V for a Portable Lab

Installing Hyper-V: Requirement: Windows 8 Pro or Windows 8 Enterprise which include Client Hyper-V. Requirement: Your computer processor must support virtualization technology (VT), though most processors in the past 5 years support VT (pretty much all Intel i-series processors, i3, i5, i7). Enable virtualization technology (VT) on your computer’s processor by editing the BIOS settings …

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Hyper-V VM Generation Differences

  From the Microsoft Tip of the Day Blog: Generation 2 VMs replace a large number of emulated devices with resource efficient synthetic devices.  Here is a list of Generation 1 devices that you will not find in a new Generation 2 VM. BIOS COM Ports DMA Controller Floppy Controller i8042 Keyboard Controller IDE Controller …

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