Create Windows 8 VHD for Boot to VHD

Very good instructions for booting to a VHD for development purposes. How to Create Windows 8 VHD for Boot to VHD using simple, easy to follow steps – Harold Wong’s Blog with Geekie Thoughts and Insights – Site Home – TechNet Blogs.

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PL2303 Prolific USB Driver for Windows 8.1

Ever try to log onto a cisco switch console with a blue rollover cable on Windows 8.1? I had the problem of my USB-to-serial not working until I found this driver. Putty works great now! 1. Download the driver Profilic_Win8_x64_x86 and extract it 2. Open Device Manager3. Expand Ports (COM & LPT) 4. Right click […]

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Why does the vSphere client install crash on Windows 8.1?!?

I was trying to figure out why nothing would happen after I tried to install the vSphere client on my Windows 8.1 workstation. Thanks to Brian’s quick tip, I was able to install it without a hitch: Dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFx3 /All /Source:F:\sources\sxs /LimitAccess Thanks Brian! via Installing vSphere client on Windows 8.1 | Brian […]

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