Enabling Hyper-V in Windows 8 Preview

Microsofts virtualization platform Hyper-V is now included in Windows 8. The requirements are as follows: Windows 8 64 bit version At least 4 GB of ram An x64-based processor Second Level Address Translation (SLAT) Hardware-assisted virtualization: Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT) or AMD Virtualization (AMD-V) technology. Hardware-enforced Data Execution Prevention (DEP): Intel XD bit (execute […]

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Installing Windows 8 Developer Preview in a virtualization environment

Now that Microsoft have made Windows 8 preview availible you are properly eager giving it a test run and in the age of virtualization you are properly going to install it in a virtual machine. To save you some despair I will outline which virtualization environments that you can use to test run Windows 8 […]

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How to fix "Device Manager is running in read-only mode because you are running it on a remote computer" on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2

On my laptop i run Windows Server 2008 R2.
This article shows you how I fixed “Device Manager is running in read-only mode because you are running it on a remote computer” problem.

Category: Operating Systems, Windows Server 2008 R2  |  2 Comments