Category Archives: Windows

VMWare Windows

Growing Disk Space After Resizing a Windows Server

Once a Windows Server is resized in VMWare, you must grow the disk inside of Windows. Below you will find very simple steps to grow the Volume.   First, Open Computer Management. From your Desktop of your Windows Server, open the Server Manager and select Tools > Computer Management.     Open Disk Management Under the Storage folder …

Windows

Citrix Xen VM Unresponsive, Will not shut down or start

  If you have ever worked with Citrix Xenserver for a long time, You have no doubt experienced having a VM turn unmanageable. Below are couple of scenarios and quick fixes that will be handy in similar situations. # 1st Scenario VM has continuously attempted to shutdown, however remains in the green/on state. The VM …

Troubleshooting Windows

Fixing a corrupt VHD file – Hyper-V

  Error message – Failed to open attachment ‘C:\ vhddir \MyVHD.vhd’. Error: ‘The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable.’” There could be many possible causes why your VHD may become corrupted. More often administrators tend to restore the backup from the snapshot catalog. This is to ensure uptime guarantee. However if we have enough …

Networking Windows

Adding IP’s to Windows Server 2012

This article will help you add one or more IP’s to windows server 2012.   To start, look on the bottom right of the your display to find a icon that looks like a monitor with a cable next to it:     Right click this icon and than select Open Network and Sharing Center: …