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    Nested virtualization in Windows 10 – What Is It and How to Enable It

    First off what is nested virtualization?  Nested virtualization is the ability to run Hyper-V inside of a virtualized machine.  This will allow you to install a physical host with the Hyper-V role installed and then create a virtual machine (VM) and install Hyper-V which in turn will allow you to run additional VMs. For instructor-led … Continue reading Nested virtualization in Windows 10 – What Is It and How to Enable It

    Error code 0xE0000100 while installing Windows Server 2012 R2

    Recently while attempting to install Windows Server 2012 R2 on a virtual machine I received the following error after clicking the Install button: So based on the error my first assumption was my installation ISO must be corrupted, so I downloaded a new file from MSDN.  After the downloading the new ISO I received the … Continue reading Error code 0xE0000100 while installing Windows Server 2012 R2

    How to Configure your Network Location in Windows 7

    In this video, Windows Server instructor Rick Trader demonstrated how to configure your network locations by using Windows 7. Rick also presented how to establish and configure network locations in Windows 10. You can watch this video on our Webinars Training website. How to Configure a Network Location in Windows 10. In a previous blog, Rick … Continue reading How to Configure your Network Location in Windows 7

    How to Configure your Network Location in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

    In this video, Windows Server instructor Rick Trader demonstrated how to configure your network locations by using Windows 8 and 8.1. Rick also presented how to establish and configure network locations in Windows 10. You can watch this video on our Webinars Training website. How to Configure a Network Location in Windows 10. In a previous … Continue reading How to Configure your Network Location in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

    Virtual machine configuration Versions in Windows Server 2016

    Depending on the host operating system when a virtual machine is created the configuration file will be a specific version.  Here are the configuration versions based on the host operating systems: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 is version 5. Windows 10 build 10565 and earlier is version 6.2. Windows 10 build 10565 or … Continue reading Virtual machine configuration Versions in Windows Server 2016

    Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Standard verses Production Checkpoints

    One of the issues we have had in the past with checkpoint (previously known as snapshots) is some production applications did not support checkpoints. If a virtual machine was rolled back in time to a previous checkpoint there was a possibility of loss of or corruption of data. In Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 … Continue reading Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Standard verses Production Checkpoints

    How to Disable Network Connectivity Status Indicator (NCSI) with Group Policy

    Network Connectivity Status Indicator (NCSI) is a feature within the Network Awareness feature to indicate whether or not your computer has Internet connectivity.  There may be a situation within your corporate network that you may want to disable NCSI. Warning:  Disabling NCSI may cause adverse effects to programs and features, if you are running Windows … Continue reading How to Disable Network Connectivity Status Indicator (NCSI) with Group Policy

    Configuring Network Connectivity Status Indicator (NCSI) with Group Policy

    Network Connectivity Status Indicator (NCSI) is a feature within the Network Awareness feature to indicate whether or not your computer has Internet connectivity. There may be situations with in your corporate network (Isolated network) that you may need to configure NCSI to look for a local network resource instead of an Internet resource to satisfy … Continue reading Configuring Network Connectivity Status Indicator (NCSI) with Group Policy