Tag Archives: Virtualization

Windows 10: Update KB4517211/KB4522015 breaks VMware Workstation

[German]It seems, that Update KB4517211 for Windows 10 Version 1809 and  KB4522015 for Windows 10 Version 1903 breaks older Versions of VMware workstation. This virtualization software can’t launch after installing this patch. Advertising

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Caution when updating to ESXi 6.5 Update 3 HPE Custom

[German]Brief note for users of HPE servers running VMware ESXi 6.5 Update 3 with a custom image. I just came across a problem report that there are problems with the custom image. Advertising

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Windows 10 gets Sandbox for applications

[German]Microsoft is working on a sandbox mode for applications in Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise so they can be tested in a secure environment. Here is what Microsoft is planning. Advertising

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Office in Virtual Desktop Environments

At Ignite 2018 Microsoft announced the ‘Windows Virtual Desktop’: virtual machines with Windows and Office running on Microsoft Azure. How Microsoft imagines Office in Virtual Desktop environments has been demonstrated in a session at the Ignite. Advertising

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Windows 10 Enterprise V1809 evaluation versions

[German]Microsoft has released evaluation versions of Windows 10 Enterprise V1809 and Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 last week, during Ignite 2018 conference. Advertising

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Tip: Delete Hyper-V VMs with a GUI tool

If you use Hyper-V on Windows, you can add, run, or remove guest operating systems from the Hypere-V administrative Console. More convenient would be a tool with GUI to delete VMs. Advertising

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Sysinternals Tools for Windows VM Performance Analysis

Server administrators needs to fine-tuning virtualized workloads and diagnosing performance issues during virtualization. This can be done using certain Windows tools. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1803 supports VM Subscription Activation

Another note for administrators running Windows 10 environments with hosts and virtual Windows 10 machines. You can pass on the activation from the host to the clients. Advertising

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VirtualBox 5.2.8 released

[German]Oracle released VirtualBox Version 5.2.8 on January 27, 2018. This is a maintenance update. Advertising

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Knock-out: VMware Workstation 14 needs modern CPUs

[German]VMware has released version 14 of VMware Workstation and VMware Player virtualization software. But there is a bad surprise: The new Workstation 14 requires newer processors. Advertising

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