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SQL Server Days 2014–Belgium

The Belgian SQL Server User Group (SQLUG) has been organizing the SQL Server Days for a while now and they have quickly established themselves as a very good event with both quality speakers and content. 195 more words

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Fixing “Windows cannot find the Microsoft Software License Terms. Make sure the installation sources are valid and restart the installation” Or "Windows installation encountered an unexpected error. Verify the installation sources are accessible, and restart the installation. Error code: 0xE0000100"

When trying to install a Windows 2012 (R2) or Windows 8(8.1) VM you can encounter the following error:

"Windows cannot find the Microsoft Software License Terms.  Make sure the installation sources are valid and restart the installation."

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Manually Merging Hyper-V Checkpoints

A Last ditch Effort

Fist of all you need to realize this might not work. It’s a last ditch effort. There is a reason why you have backups (with tested restores) and why you should monitor your environment for things that are not as they should be. 1,210 more words

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3 Ways To Deal With Lingering Hyper-V Checkpoints Formerly Known as Snapshots

Lingering or phantom Hyper-V checkpoints or snapshots

Once in a while the merging of checkpoints, previously known as snapshots, in Hyper-V goes south. An example of this is when checkpoints are not cleaned up and the most recent avhdx or multiple of these remains in use as active virtual disk/still even as you don’t see them anymore as existing in the Hyper-V Manager UI for example. 643 more words

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Failed at dumping XP in a timely fashion? Reassert yourself by doing better with Windows Server 2003!

I could write a blog post that repeats the things I said bout XP here for Windows 2003 with even some more drama attached so I won’t. 662 more words

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