Availability of the Windows Vista Service Pack 1 management tools for Hyper-V Release Candidate 1

Availability of the Windows Vista Service Pack 1 management tools for Hyper-V Release Candidate 1

Article ID : 949587
Last Review : May 20, 2008
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The Windows Vista Service Pack 1 management tools for the Hyper-V Release Candidate 1 update are now available from the Microsoft Download Center. This update package installs the management tools for Hyper-V Release Candidate 1 on a computer that is running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1). This package includes the following:

• The Hyper-V Manager Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in. The Hyper-V Manager MMC snap-in provides management access to server computers that are running Hyper-V technology.
• The Virtual Machine Connection tool. You can use this tool to establish an interactive session on a virtual machine.

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How to obtain the update package

The following files are available for download from the MicrosoftDownload Center:

Update for Windows Vista (KB949587)

DownloadDownload the Update for Windows Vista (KB949587) package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=D0284CEE-0E79-4453-895A-11AA8CFE6E6A)

Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB949587)

DownloadDownload the Windows Vista x64 Edition (KB949587) package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=C420D8A3-F0A7-415A-B748-3726D66BF0C3)

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

119591 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=119591/) How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services

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Installation instructions

1. Download the update package (Windows6.0-KB949587-x86.msu or Windows6.0-949587-x64.msu) from the Microsoft Download Center.
2. Locate the folder in which you saved the downloaded package. For example, locate the following folder:

C: Users User_profile_name Downloads
3. Double-click the update package.
4. Click OK to install the update.
5. When the installation is complete, click Close.
6. After you install the update, the Hyper-V Manager is located under Administrative Tools.

For more information about Hyper-V, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/servermanager/virtualization.mspx (http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/servermanager/virtualization.mspx)

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• Windows Vista Ultimate
• Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Enterprise
• Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Business
• Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition

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