Virtualisation SP1 Week

 

Shortly after public update over windows update service of XP SP3, MS product Teams release an new series of SP1, with quite nice useful features and fixes.

Virtual PC 2007 Sp1 Product Version: 6.0.192.0  Additions version for this build: 13.820

What is available in this release?

This release provides support for the following additional Host and Guest OS’es

Host                                             Guest (only 32 bit)

Windows Vista SP1 (32 and 64 bit)   Windows 2008 (Standard), Windows Vista SP1

  XP SP3                                        XP SP3

For more information, see the Release Notes at:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9f3d3eb5-5e03-4712-999c-e96f91bdf128&displaylang=en

The Virtual PC website will be updated shortly with this release information at:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/virtualpc/default.mspx

Virtual server 2005 R2 Sp1 update with Server 2008 support!

This update provides support for the following additional Host and Guest OS’es with KB948515.msp

Host                                                          Guest

Windows 2008 (Core, Standard, Datacenter, Enterprise, SBS)  Windows 2008 (Core, Standard, Datacenter, Enterprise, SBS)

XP Professional SP3 (non-production only)               XP SP3

Windows Vista SP1 (non-production only)                Windows Vista SP1

(Business, Ultimate, Enterprise)                     (Business, Ultimate, Enterprise)

After installing the update:   Product Version: 1.1.629.0   Additions Version: 13.820

KB948515.msp update to Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 is now available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=a79bcf9b-59f7-480b-a4b8-fb56f42e3348&displaylang=en

For more information about the software update and the fixes made in this release, see the KB article at:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948515

This is great!  I’m impressed that it will run on Server 2008 core, I’ll need to try that one out.  I agree that Hyper-V will RTM soon, but it’s nice to have options. 

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