Category Archives: Virtualization

Hyper-V machines stuck in starting state

Today i restarted one of my Hyper-V servers and when it came up again i saw that most of the machines was stuck in a starting state. I tried stopping and restarting all three of the Hyper-V services but with no luck I ended up … Continue reading

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Another battle is won: Hyper-V has been chosen (again)

Yeahaa.!!!! 😀   We have in the Microsoft Infrastructure team in the company that i work finally chosen Microsoft Hyper-V as our virtualization platform.   I think the main reasons for chosing Hyper-V is:   Hyper-V being in version 2 … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V BSOD’s after enabling No-Execute and Intel Virtualization

Hi All   I installed Windows Server 2008 R2 on a BL460c G1 via the SmartStart CD 8.30 Everyting worked fine UNTIL i went into BIOS to enable Intel Virtualization and the No-execute option Then when booting windows i got … Continue reading

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A cost comparison between Microsoft and VMWare

  Why pay for VMWare.. do more with less.. use whatyuo already have.. Quote Talking about A cost comparison between Microsoft and VMWareSee the comparisons between Microsoft’s Server Virtualization Solutions and VMWare’s Server Virtualization Solutions.

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VMC to Hyper-V Import Tool Available

Matthijs ten Seldam has released a nice Virtual PC/Virtual Server to Hyper-V conversion tool Download it from his skydrive here.

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How to get a Hyper-V server to boot to PXE

New Machine:When you create a new Hyper-V instance then choose the option of Installing a OS from a network based instalaltion server, this will add a legacy network adapter to you machine and all you have to do is to … Continue reading

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The virtual machine cannot connect virtual network adapter because another virtual machine with the MAC address is already running. This virtual network adapter will be left disconnected.

Somewhat strange error that can occur when running virtual machines on Virtual Server 2005 Very often the MAC address is in fact not duplicate so in those cases you can use this very dirty WORKAROUND: Stop the Virtual Server service … Continue reading

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