Mar 29

Allow Remote Desktop Services and Ping Through Firewall on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7

This post in in response to questions on how to turn maintain remote connectivity to a server running Hyper-V with the firewall enabled.  The first thing to consider is what inbound traffic you want to enable on the server.  If … Continue reading

Mar 18

With XP Mode Update Hardware Virtualization Is No Longer Required Plus Dynamic Memory In Hyper-V and RemoteFX

Today Microsoft made made some virtualization-related announcements — including changes to XP Mode that will allow XP Mode in Windows 7 to run without virtualization enabled hardware. Today, Microsoft is announcing Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Windows Server 2008 R2 … Continue reading

Mar 17

Free E-Books of Windows 7 Deployment, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Microsoft Virtualization Solutions

This is a nice compilation of pertinent information of deploying Windows 7. For those who are focusing on Windows 7 deployment in an enterprise environment, the following are in my view essential readings as well. · Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor … Continue reading