Windows Updates

Don’t Deploy KB3161606 To Hyper-V Hosts, VMs, or SOFS

June 28, 2016 // 42 Comments

Numerous sources have reported that KB3161606, an update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (WS2012 R2), are breaking the upgrade of Hyper-V VM integration components. This has been confirmed & Microsoft is aware of the situation. As noted below by the many [...]

Windows 10 Being Pushed Out To Domain-Joined PCs

January 14, 2016 // 4 Comments

Brad Sams (my boss at Petri.com) published a story last night about how Microsoft has started to push out Windows 10 upgrades to domain-joined PCs. Note that the PC doesn’t upgrade via Windows Update; the user will be prompted if they want to update, and then a deliberately confusing screen [...]

Whitepaper: A Guide to Hyper-V Dynamic Memory

June 16, 2011 // 18 Comments

I’ve just published a new document or guide that is subtitled as “Understanding, enabling, and configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Dynamic Memory for virtualised workloads”. This whitepaper will walk you through: The mechanics of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V Dynamic Memory The [...]
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