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What is Windows Sandbox Mode in Windows 10?

Windows Sandbox combines features of virtual machines and containers to produce a lightweight, transient virtual machine. Learn how to use it properly here Read the post here: What is Windows Sandbox Mode in Windows 10? … [Read more...]

How to Install Hyper-V on Windows Server 2019 {Visual Guide}

Step by step guide to installing Windows Server 2019 and then installing Hyper-V. Get up and running in no time with this visual walkthrough! 👨‍💻 Read the post here: How to Install Hyper-V on Windows Server 2019 {Visual Guide} … [Read more...]

Free PowerShell Script for Hyper-V: Integration Services on Older Systems

This PowerShell script updates integration services on older systems e.g. Windows 7 guests of a 2012 R2 host filling in the gaps that Windows Update misses Read the post here: Free PowerShell Script for Hyper-V: Integration Services on Older Systems … [Read more...]

Free PowerShell Script for Hyper-V: Detect MAC Address Conflicts

Quickly identify problems with MAC addresses in Hyper-V with this free PowerShell script plus instructions on how to use it Read the post here: Free PowerShell Script for Hyper-V: Detect MAC Address Conflicts … [Read more...]

How to Make an Offline Root Certificate Authority for Windows PKI in WSL

Using WSL for the offline root allows us to protect it easily. Using Windows Server as the intermediate allows us maximal benefits. Full how-to guide. Read the post here: How to Make an Offline Root Certificate Authority for Windows PKI in WSL … [Read more...]

Public Key Infrastructure Explained | Everything you need to know

A full guide to Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) including terminology, core uses, Certificates, Insurance Process, SSL Encrypted Communications, and more Read the post here: Public Key Infrastructure Explained | Everything you need to know … [Read more...]

Windows Subsystem for Linux: Getting Started

The Windows Subsystem for 🐧 Linux allows the Windows kernel to process system calls intended for the Linux kernel. How to get started and first steps Read the post here: Windows Subsystem for Linux: Getting Started … [Read more...]

What To Do When Live Migration Fails On Hosts With The Same CPU

Attempted to Live Migrate a Hyper-V VM to a host with the same CPU, but Hyper-V states incompatibilities between the two CPUs? Here's how to fix it. Read the post here: What To Do When Live Migration Fails On Hosts With The Same CPU … [Read more...]

Hyper-V Quick Tip: Nested Hyper-V VM Fails to Load Network and Mouse

Q: I enabled nested virtualization for a HV VM, but it lost network connectivity and I cannot use the mouse inside the console. How can I fix it? Read the post here: Hyper-V Quick Tip: Nested Hyper-V VM Fails to Load Network and Mouse … [Read more...]

Hyper-V Quick Tip: Safely Shutdown a Guest with Unresponsive Mouse

Found yourself without mouse control over a Hyper-V guest? It's still possible to safely shutdown only using a keyboard - but not a simple as you think.. Read the post here: Hyper-V Quick Tip: Safely Shutdown a Guest with Unresponsive Mouse … [Read more...]