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Convert Folders to VHD file

I have a partition 200 GB contain 100 GB of Data, the Data is a huge number of files and folders (about million of files and folders). I want to copy this 100 GB of Data to another partition but i ...
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A complete newbie installing virtual switch on WinServer 2008 R2 with Hyper-V

As somewhat of a novice server administrator, I have a question about Hyper-V, WinServer 2008, Virtual Switches and multiple IPs. I have a dedicated box which I access through RDP (also KVMoverIP ...
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Server 2012 Hyper-V: use lan AND wlan for client?

Short version: I am trying to use my notebook as a Windows server 2012 Hyper-V enviroment, which is working quiet well. But I have this question: Is it possible (maybe via virtual switch ...
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Is there a reason to give a VM a round base-2 amount (2048MB, 4096MB, etc) of memory?

The title pretty much says it all, is there any advantage to giving a VM 2048MB of memory instead of rounding to base-10 and doing 2000MB?
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Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Server: Guest Windows Server machine imported - only see blinking underscore

I exported 2 virtual PCs from Hyper-V. and then imported them. I can't start one virtual machine that has Windows Server 2008 R2 installed. The machine starts, but then I only see a blinking ...
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Virtual Machine Wizard hangs @ “loading page” in Server 2008r2 sp1

I've succesfully installed AD DS, DNS, Hyper-V and RDS. However, when trying to install a virtual machine by means of the wizard it hangs. Importing an existing Virtuale machine makes the console ...
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1answer
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Applying the virtual licence for HyperV server

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 with HyperV. We have a virtual image dev environment running in the virtual machine, which comes under Microsoft's licensing; one real, and one virtual machine on ...
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4answers
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Can we natively boot Hyper V VHD in Windows 7?

I have created a VHD using Hyper V Manager in Windows 2008 R2 . I have 2 questions: Can I natively boot in Win 2008 R2 ? Can I natively boot in Windows 7 ?
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Exporting a VM running as a Domain Controller

There is a Microsoft KB article that talks about best practices for running a DC on a VM. One of the notes is "Do not use the Export feature on a virtual machine that is running a domain controller". ...