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Mastering VMware Horizon 6 by Peter von Oven, Barry Coombs

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Creating a Windows 8.1 virtual desktop machine

For our example lab, we will repeat the build and optimization process to build a second parent image but, this time, we are going to build a Windows 8 virtual desktop machine. In the next section, we will repeat the process described in the previous section and build a Windows 8.1 virtual desktop machine.

Just as a reminder, the process is shown in the following image:

Creating a Windows 8.1 virtual desktop machine

Once built, this Windows 8.1 parent image is converted to a template that will then be used to create full clone, dedicated virtual desktop machines.

Rather than go through every step again screenshot by screenshot, we will list the steps ...

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