Install Hyper-V on a Virtual Machine in Hyper-V 1

If you want to install Hyper-V on a Virtual Machine the following error message will appear: ” Hyper-V cannot be installed: A Hypervisor is already running”. But it’s possible with PowerShell although you will not be able to run a virtual machine in the virtual machine. Open a PowerShell console as administrator in the virtual machine where you want Hyper-V installed. Type te following commands: Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature –Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Hyper-V –All -NoRestart Install-WindowsFeature RSAT-Hyper-V-Tools -IncludeAllSubFeature Restart-Computer Now Hyper-V is installed for testing purposes, but running a Virtual Machine in a Virtual Machine will not be possible. Tweet

Powershell – Send Mail Message with Multiple Attachments

I have a server where I create a certain type of files that I have to send by email on a daily basis to the same email receiver. Sending an email with Powershell is not complicated, just use Send-MailMessage. But since I had to do this a lot, I decided to create a function to do this job including a search window to find and attach the file. I added the following function to my PowerShell profile: #Send email with Attachment(s) Function Send-CustomMailMessage { [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("") | Out-Null $FileLocation = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.OpenFileDialog $FileLocation.initialDirectory = 'd:\' #Or any other location $FileLocation.Multiselect = $true $Dialog = $FileLocation.ShowDialog() If ($Dialog -eq 'Cancel') { Return #End Function ...

ASUS UX32VD – Install Windows 8 x64 on fresh SSD with UEFI Bootable USB Media

ASUS UX32VD shipped with Microsoft Windows 8 x64 preloaded and configured in UEFI mode. Legacy-based boot media will therefor not boot successfully. To create UEFI bootable USB media that can be used to install Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows 8 64-bit operating systems, follow the steps below: Open a Command Prompt with Administrator privileges in either Windows 7 Pro or Windows 8 Pro. Insert the target USB boot media device into an available USB port. Type “DiskPart” in the command prompt. Type “List Disk” (make note of the disk number of the target USB drive). Type “Select Disk X”, where X is the target USB drive noted in step 4. Type “Clean”. ...

SharePoint Versions

I found a comprehensive list of SharePoint versions made by Penelope Coventry. I will add it to my site for future reference but for updates check here: This post provides a rough guide to information on SharePoint version numbers for the following SharePoint products: Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Windows SharePoint Service 2.0 Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2001 and SharePoint Team Services Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 Using SharePoint Central Administration Web site, under Upgrade and Migration, click Check ...

Installing Exchange 2007 SP3 on Windows Server 2008 R2

If you always run ahead, you’ll find that some products run faster than others. When you install Exchange 2007 SP3 on Windows Server 2008 R2 for example you’ll notice that the installation tells you to install some components in a pre-Windows 2008 R2 way, which is not functioning anymore. But Exchange 2007 IS supported on Windows 2008 R2 and here is how you make it work. Tweet

Default Password Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview VHD

If you downloaded the pre-installed VHD with Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview and wonder what the password is, look no further. It’s: R2Preview! Tweet