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How To Dual Boot and Install Windows Server 2016 on Windows 10 PC using Boot To VHD Step-By-Step

Insert Windows Server 2016 DVD and boot your computer from the DVD. If you do not have the media, you will need to download. See https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-server-technical-preview for the Technical Preview. You could also download from MSDN.MICROSOFT.COM or other subscription service. You may also opt to create a bootable USB drive […]

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Windows 8 Install (or Server 2012) Using Dual Boot to Native Boot To VHD (Boot2VHD) – Video Walk-through of Installation Step-By-Step

Word Doc: Step-By-Step Guide  1) Download Windows 8 http://aka.ms/guruWin8   =>  Links to Microsoft download page (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/apps/br229516.aspx) OR Download Windows 2012 http://aka.ms/GetWin2012 2) Follow Step-By-Step Instructions to configure BIOS Configure BIOS Before Installing Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V 3) Press the <ENTER>to boot from DVD 4) Follow remaining steps in Video […]


Boot2VHD-Part 3-Load OS on VHD With OS Already Installed on Metal

Native Boot To VHD (Boot2VHD) – Everything You Need To Know Part 3… In this multi-part video series we will dive deep into a the new virtualization feature built into Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. It is called Native Boot To VHD (AKA: Boot2VHD). This is the one […]


Boot2VHD-Part 1-Overview of Native Boot To VHD

Native Boot To VHD (Boot2VHD) – Everything You Need To Know… In this multi-part video series we will dive deep into a the new virtualization feature built into Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. It is called Native Boot To VHD (AKA: Boot2VHD). This is the one virtualization platform […]


Installing Windows Server 2012 VHD and Metal –Hands On Lab (HOL)–Clyde Johnson

Boston Area Windows Server User Group (BAWSUG) www.WindowsBoston.org Post Content Created by Clyde Johnson of Boston Area Windows Server User Group!  Thanks Clyde Lab 1 – Installing Windows Server 2012 to Bare Metal Installing Windows Server 2012 a.      Insert Windows Server 2012 DVD and boot your computer from the DVD. […]


How To Modify Timeout, Change Default or Delete Boot Menu Item From Windows 7 or Later Using MSConfig To Modify Boot Configuration Data

Change Default Selection and Timeout Using MSConfig 1)      Start | type msconfig | Press <ENTER> 2)      Click on the Boot tab 3)      Click to select the option you want to set as default 4)      Click the Set as Default Button 5)      Turn on the checkbox “Make all boot settings permanent” […]


Installing Windows Server 2016 on Bare Metal Step-By-Step

Insert Windows Server 2016 DVD and boot your computer from the DVD. If you do not have the media, you will need to download. See https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-server-technical-preview for the Technical Preview. You could also download from MSDN.MICROSOFT.COM or other subscription service. You may also opt to create a bootable USB drive […]


How To Convert Physical to Virtual Machine (P2V) Migration – Step By Step – MUCH Easier Than You Might think!

I found a great article I wanted to share.  If you use the Disk2VHD, be careful of SCSI and Raid controllers.  Test booting and running the VM before you blow away the original disk; you have been warned :} … In previous posts, I have shown you how to export […]


How To Sysprep – Sysprep is a Great And powerful tool And Easy Too If You Know How (Step-By-Step)

Sysprep is a tool that is designed for system administrators, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), and others who must automatically deploy an operating system on multiple computers. After you perform the initial setup steps on a single computer, you can run the Sysprep tool to prepare the sample computer for cloning.  […]


What’s New in Windows Server 2012 R2 Lessons Learned Week 1

It has been an incredible start to the Windows Server 2012 R2 Launch Series.  Here is brief summary of the 9 posts we covered so far… Windows Server 2012 R2 Launch Blog Series Index #WhyWin2012R2 the series, opening and index page we learned that from Oct 18th and every day until Thanksgiving we […]


Get started as an “Early Expert” on Windows Server 2012 R2 with this FREE eBook!

Research has shown that approximately 65% to 70% of organizations today have more than one hypervisor deployed. This presents a large opportunity for IT Professionals to increase their technical differentiation and value in the IT marketplace by supporting multiple hypervisors. Using this free eBook and the “Early Experts” study program, […]