How To: Remove Non-Existent Network Adapters Windows Server

When migrating a virtual machine from one physical node to another and adding a network adapter, you may receive the following error: The IP address XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX you have entered for this network adapter is already assigned to another adapter Name of adapter. Name of adapter is hidden from the network and Dial-up Connections folder because it […]

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How To: Install Hyper-V Management Console on Windows 7

If you’re looking to manage your Hyper-V Server directly from your workstation, for example if the Hyper-V server does not have the Desktop Experience installed, you will need to use the Hyper-V Manager in Windows. While the role can be completely installed in Windows 8 and above (including the management tools), Windows 7 does not […]

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Getting Started with Windows Server Essentials 2016 Preview 3

Microsoft has released Preview 3 of the Windows Server Essentials 2016 Operating System, and while it hasn’t differed from Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials much so far, we thought we’d run through a quick setup and configuration to get a feel for the latest update. Downloading the ISO Image If you want to download the […]

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How To: Create a Hyper-V Virtual Machine Using Powershell

If you’re using the free Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Server download from Microsoft, you will have noticed that the GUI interface is missing. You also may have opted to use the Server Core installation of Windows Server to save resources. Either way, you may want to manage your virtual machines using Powershell. This article […]

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How To: Create a Virtual Machine in Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V

  Once you have Hyper-V installed on Windows Server 2012 R2, you will want to create a new virtual machine. This guide will step you through creating a new virtual machine using the Hyper-V Console, Connecting it to a virtual switch and changing some of the options like processing cores and memory allocation. Creating a […]

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How To: Install Hyper-V Role on Windows Server 2012 R2

There is a good chance that if your company has a need for a multiple amount of servers, that virtualization will become part of your organization. There are two major players for virtualization, Microsoft Hyper-V and VM Ware ESXi server. This guide will step you through the installation process for Hyper-V Server on Windows Server […]

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Essentials Series: Installing Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

 Installing Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials   This is part one of a series of guides on Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials. In this series, I will guide you through many of the core functions of Windows Server 2012 Essentials, Including Installation, creating and managing users, adding devices for users, enabling anywhere access and more. […]

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