Tag: Hyper-V

Consolidating Hyper-V Differencing Disks into One

I deleted two snapshots from a Hyper-V virtual machine (VM) this morning.  This left the base .vhd file and two .avhd differencing disks.  I decided I wanted to merge them into a single file and learned that the diskpart tool will let you do this. Open an elevated command prompt (i.e. run as administrator). Run …

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Hyper-V Client Problem Due to Time/Date Difference

I ran into a problem yesterday where I couldn’t use the Remote Desktop client in Windows 8 to connect to a client-side Hyper-V guest.  I got the following error: Remote Desktop cannot verify the identity of the remote computer because there is a time or date difference between your computer and the remote computer.  Make …

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