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Microsoft Virtualization by Robert M Keefer, Jason Boomer, James Sabovik, Thomas Olzak

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Chapter 15

Desktop virtualization

CHAPTER OUTLINE

Virtual PC and XP mode

Installing and using Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1

Creating a virtual machine in Virtual PC 2007

Installing Windows Virtual PC and XP mode

Installation and configuration of XP mode

Introduction to MED-V

MED-V server installation

MED-V Client and Management Application Installation

Creating a Virtual Machine Image

Creating a MED-V image

Summary

Microsoft’s enterprise desktop virtualization solution consists of two parts: Virtual PC and Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V). In this chapter, we install and configure Virtual PC and something new for Windows 7 called XP Mode. We also show the installation of the MED-V server and client, including their initial ...

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