Category: Virtual Machines

October 7, 2020
Using PowerShell and Task Scheduler to Schedule ConfigMgr Inventory

Back in 2014, I published a blog post called, How to Avoid Receiving Inventory Re-Sync Requests for Snapshot VMs. What I loved about that post was how task scheduler was…

Schedule ConfigMgr Inventory - Task Scheduler
January 22, 2020
AVMA License Keys for Windows Server 2019

It’s time to update my old AVMA license keys blog post! What are AVMA license keys? Automatic Virtual Machine Activation (AVMA) license keys are used to license virtual machines (VMs)…

May 22, 2018
Upgrade to the Latest Altaro VM Backup

Similar to most Microsoft MVPs and other senior IT consultants, I have a Hyper-V lab to simulate client environments. This is also where I test out the latest versions of…

May 4, 2017
How to Compact and Shrink the Size of a VHD File

In a recent blog post, How to Expand a Disk within a VM That Is Using a VHD File, I showed you how to expand a VHDX file in logical…

March 22, 2017
How to Expand a Disk within a VM That Is Using a VHD File

By Garth Jones Oh no! This screenshot is telling me that there is a BIG problem. My VM only has 9.06 MB of space free!! Yikes!!! How did I let…