Fallout from Virtual Server vs VMware

Wow.  It seems my previous post about Virtual Server vs VMware caused quite a stir.  I got gazillions of comments (which I still need to go through) regarding this topic.  A lot of the comments were the usual "Micro$oft" nonsense (putting a dollar sign in the name is so boring now, but that’s another story)…

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Editing the registry of your WIM without having to recapture

I often get asked if it is possible to edit the registry of my captured OS (in WIM format) without actually having to apply the image and then recapture it.  Well, yes it is possible, and here is how to do it. Mount your WIM file with ImageX: imagex /mountrw myOS.wim 1 c:\mount Load the…

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5 Vista Adoption "Gotchas" and how to get beyond them

I read an interesting article recently from Microsoft on the 5 most common problems companies experience when adopting Windows Vista and how they can overcome these issues.  The points mentioned are great because they are ‘real-world’ examples.  So, without any further mention, here they are… Hardware compatibility.  Windows Vista requires pretty robust hardware to run…

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Virtualisation – Why would you not choose Microsoft Virtual Server..?

I recently received some interesting internal marketing information regarding how the Microsoft Virtualisation products are now so much better than what VMWare has to offer.  There are a couple of points that were mentioned that I thought I would share here with everyone.   This table should be nice and clear!     Windows Server…

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