Are you testing Windows 2012 VM on Windows 2008 R2 HYPER-V host?

In case if you’re testing Windows 2012 VM’s on Windows 2008 R2 HYPER-V host then you better apply hotfix 2526776 to the host computer. If you miss the update you’ll experience following symptoms in your Windows 2012 VM’s

  • The Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 virtual machine stops responding.
  • The Windows Server 2008 R2 host computer displays a stop error message and restarts automatically. This behavior brings down all other running virtual machines together with the host computer

Applying this hotfix will require restart on your host computer. But I d hope at this stage most of you have already moved your test lab servers into Windows 2012 Smile

MVP Virtual Machine Renewed – 2012

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I’m so excited to know I’ve been award as MVP for the third year on Virtual Machine category. You can find more information about MVP in here. Year 2012 and onwards going to exciting time for me to talk more about HYPER-V in Server 2012. Look forward to continue my community activity and share knowledge in HYPER-V area. Same time hats off for fellow MVP’s who renew their MVP status and Welcome aboard for new members.