Tip: Convering your Virtual PC 2007 disks to Windows Virtual PC (on Windows 7)

Author: Tobias Zimmergren URL: http://www.zimmergren.net Introduction As you all know, most of the SharePoint people (architects, developers, testers, designers, ) are running our environments virtually. That rocks! But, there’s some things one need to think of when you want to migrate your VPC to Windows 7. I just "migrated" all of my Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 virtual machines to Windows Virtual PC which is a feature set for Windows 7. While doing so – I bumped into one major PITA which I now want to share so you can get around it if you’re converting…

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SharePoint development environment now running Windows 7

I thought I’d share my new personal SharePoint Development Environment with you, since it’s probably the best setup I’ve ever used! Specifications HP Elitebook 8530w CPU: 2.53 GHzIntel Core 2 Duo T9400 6 MB cache RAM: 6 GBDDR II SDRAM – 800 MHz – PC2-6400 Disk: 250 GBS-ATA 7200rpm Graphics: 512 MBNVIDIA Quadro FX770M OS: Windows 7 beta build 7000Bloody well awesome! Those are some of the main specs of this machine, for more details check out this link Virtual PC – oldie but goodie As you may know VPC is rather dead today and will most likely not…

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SharePoint Virtual Images from Microsoft

WSS 3.0 SP1 Virtual Disk Tonight at 08:23 Microsoft released the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SP1 virtual disk with Visual Studio pre-installed. You can find the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SP1 here MOSS 2007 Virtual Disk Most of you probably already know that there’s an image out for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 to use with Virtual PC or Virtual Server 2005, but if you didn’t know: You can find the Office SharePoint Server 2007 VHD here. Sidenote: Yes, I’m still going to Egypt – Just had to pitch in the update about WSS…

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Virtual PC 2007 availible for download!

You’ve probably seen this in a bunch of other blogposts already, but if you havn’t: It’s time for an upgrade of those horrible VPC’s ;) Go get VPC 2007 from http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/virtualpc/default.mspx Quoted from the Microsoft website: "Use Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 to run multiple operating systems at the same time on the same physical computer. Switch between virtual machines with the click of a button. Use virtual machines to run legacy applications, provide support, train users, and enhance quality assurance. Virtual PC lets you create separate virtual…

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