Windows 2008 – Windows failed to start

When booting Windows 2008 R2 you see this screen : _________________________ Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem: 1. Insert the Windows 2008 R2 DVD and reboot. 2. Press a key when you see “Press any key to boot from CD or DVD…” 3. … Read more

Memory Limits for Windows Releases   Physical Memory Limits: Windows Server 2008 R2 The following table specifies the limits on physical memory for Windows Server 2008 R2. Windows Server 2008 R2 is available only in 64-bit editions. Version Limit on X64 Limit on IA64 Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter 2 TB Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 2 TB Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems 2 TB Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation 8 … Read more

“A fatal error occurred while trying to sysprep the machine” error

This occurs when a Windows 7 system has been sysprepped three times — KB929828. To overcome this, you will need to do the following: Run the slmgr.vbs -rearm command. Try sysprep again.   Additional ressources :  

Slow mouse performance on Windows 2008 R2 virtual machine

Install the SVGA II adapter located in: C:\Program Files\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\video   After installing the SVGA II Drivers:   Now you have to change Hardware Acceleration to Full in the Windows 2008 R2 Virtual Machine. Right click in Desktop, select Screen resolution option Click on Advanced settings and then Click on Troubleshoot tab, and select Change … Read more