Category: azure and virtualisation

Sometimes when you’re using virtual machines in Hyper-V, you don’t always have to create your own virtual environment as Microsoft provide some pre-configured environments for development and deployment in Windows and Ubuntu Linux.  From the main Hyper-V panel, click Quick Create in the top right corner of…

If you use virtual machines in Hyper-V in Windows, then you may occasionally need to make a change that might need to be safely undone, perhaps because you’re testing something.  Hyper-V comes with a feature called Checkpoints that allows you do do this at any time.…

If you do a lot of scripting in Windows, either through the Command Prompt, Powershell, or are using Azure Cloud Shell, or Windows Subsystem for Linux, then you might be interested in Windows Terminal.  This is a Microsoft Store app available for Windows 10 that can…

If you use Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise, you can create Virtual Machines (VM) that will run on your desktop.  These can run test or evaluation environments for a variety of operating systems, including Windows and Linux.  These VMs run in Hyper-V which you can…

If you use an Android smartphone or other device for college or work, then you’ll probably want or need to connect it to either Microsoft’s Office 365, or Microsoft 365 services, or Azure AD.  It’s simple to set these up in Android however.  To connect…