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Installing Dell Open Manage 7.1 on Hyper-V R2 Servers

This set of instructions goes through the process for installing Dell Open Manager on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012. Download both the 6.5 and 7.1 versions of Dell Open Manage You need to install 6.5 first, or you will get errors about “omchecks has stopped working” failing during the RunPreReqChecks process and […]

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Hyper-V and VSS Backups Cause Bluescreen

I found the other week that my Hyper-V server, running Server Core and nothing else was restarting all of its own accord. As this is just a server at home, and the monitor is switched off 99% of the time I had not noticed it blue screening. So looking in the event log (remotely of […]

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Enabling Previous Versions on Windows 2008 Server Core

Enabling Previous Versions for file shares on Windows 2008 when you have the full graphic’s interface is easy to do – but what about if all you have is the command line as you get in Server Core. To turn on Previous Versions (shadow copies) via the command line follow these steps: From the command […]

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Hyper-V Not Booting From ISO Images

I got error 0xc00000e9 when attempting to boot into a new guest Hyper-V image, using an ISO image as my boot CD. Using the real CD in the host worked fine. So I downloaded the ISO again and all was well this time – must have been a dodgy download – now to go play […]