Part 4 - How to Setup a Virtual Machine in Windows Server 2008

I was talking to one of my partners that has spent a lot of time with VMWare and I was showing him some of the capabilities Hyper-V had to offer.  When I showed him how easy it was to setup a virtual machine in Hyper-V and he was impressed.  He told me that setting up virtual machines in VMWare was much harder and he wished some of his customers could see how easy it was to setup a virtual machine in Hyper-V.  I’m happy to accommodate my partner, so here is a 10 minute screen cast on setting up a virtual machine. 

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I used my Dell Precision 490 as my Hyper-V machine.  The physical machine has an Intel Xeon CPU, 4 GB of RAM, with 4 physical drives.  While the 490 has been discontinued.  It has been a great machine for me, and Dell now has a newer, better model.  If you have any questions or comments about creating Virtual Machines, or questions about Hyper-V, please leave a comment and I’ll follow up as soon as I’m able.

This session is one part of a whole series of screen casts around Hyper-V, you can go this link to access the whole series.

So you want to get started with Hyper-V? Start here! – In Summary

Until next time,



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