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Friday Fun

We’re prepping a new Hyper-V server to host a Citrix XenApp guest. IBM x3550 M3 1U server with 2x Xeon E5640 quad-core CPUs, 48GB RAM and 4x 146GB SAS 10K 2.5″ drives. No DVD drive.

Mike Hanley’s Blog has a great tip on using DISKPART to create a Windows Server 2008R2 USB install key.  Check it out.

Microsoft’s USB utility didn’t like my USB drive, so Mike’s guide saved the day. If I were at home, I’d be drinking a nice cold beer in celebration.






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