Microsoft has released a new version of its Windows 11 evaluation machines you can use for free for 90 days. Version 2311 is now available for download with the latest Moment 4 update features.
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Microsoft will release new free Windows 11-based virtual machines by the end of each month. Version 2309 is now available in four traditional formats for various virtualization software.
The Windows Subsystem for Linux has received a new update today. The new release brings several interesting features that upgrade memory and disk management, as well as networking improvements.
Microsoft is improving Hyper-V support in the upcoming Linux kernel version 6.6 so that both AMD and Intel processors will benefit. The upgrade mainly pertains to improved guest support.
As expected, Microsoft released a new set of free virtual machines closer to the end of the month. The August 2023 update is here, letting you try the latest Windows 11 updates and its dev tools.
Microsoft has published an updated set of its free Windows 11 virtual machines called "Windows 11 development environment." Version 2307 is now available for download in four different formats.
Microsoft's official free Windows 11 virtual machines have been updated to version 2306. The latest version contains various development tools and the most recent Windows 11 "Moment 3" update.
Another month—another update for the Windows 11 Development Environment, also known as free Windows 11 virtual machines. Version 2305, with the latest updates, is now available for download.
If you need a free virtual machine to test Windows 11 or its development tools, grab the latest version from the official website. Version 2304 is now available for free use until July 18, 2023.
You can now test Windows 11's latest feature update without purchasing a license for the operating system. Microsoft has updated its official virtual machines available for a free evaluation.
Developers and regular customers can download Microsoft's updated free Windows 11 virtual machines. The latest version is available for use without activation until April 12, 2023.
A Microsoft employee published a guide today which explains how one can configure a Windows 11 VM. The idea occurred to them when Windows 11's system requirements stopped them in their tracks.
Our latest edition of Microsoft Weekly covers a quieter week where we learned about a couple more Windows bugs along with a few patches, a fine on Microsoft Bing, and some Teams and Excel updates.
Microsoft has issued out-of-band (OOB) updates to Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2022 platforms. These updates fix the network adapter and NIC issues related to Hyper-V and virtualization.
This week's edition of Microsoft Weekly is filled to the brim with news about tons of new Windows bugs (and fixes), a bunch of Patch Tuesday updates, and improvements to a competent file manager.
Microsoft confirms the process to create new Network Adapters joined to a VM network on Hyper-V hosts in Windows Server is broken since the last Patch Tuesday. Temporary mitigation has been issued.
Microsoft has updated its free Windows 11 virtual machines once again. The latest 2212 releases are now available for download in four virtualization flavors from the official Microsoft website.
Every now and then, Microsoft updates its Windows virtual machines that provide free access to the company's developer tools. Now you can download the latest release based on Windows 11 22H2.
Microsoft is working to add nested virtualization or nested Hyper-V support to Linux. Earlier today, a series of patches were sent out by a senior Microsoft engineer regarding the change.
Microsoft has updated its free developer-friendly Windows 11 virtual machines. You can download them from the official website to check out Windows 11 and various developer tools from Microsoft.
In an update to its Microsoft 365 Roadmap, Microsoft has revealed that it is working on nested virtualization support for Windows 365 machines, enabling Cloud PCs to virtualize Linux and Android.
This was quite an interesting week in the world of Microsoft thanks to lots of new Windows builds which brought along multiple improvements and fixes... as well as some headaches for Server admins.
Although software updates are supposed to fix problems, it appears that the latest Patch Tuesday release is causing major headaches for Windows Server admins due to DC boot loops and Hyper-V issues.
Windows Sandbox is a utility that enables you to download and run suspicious files in an isolated environment without risking your primary install. It is available on select Windows 10 and 11 configs.
Microsoft has made available a virtual machine running Windows 11 Enterprise for development and evaluation use-cases. Four options are available depending upon which virtualization software you use.
MSI has begun rolling out a new AMD chipset driver version 22.214.171.1246. The new driver, among many other things, fixes a hardware DRIPS issue related to Virtualization-based Security (VBS).
Oracle is making a new driver for VirtualBox that will allow it to do a passthrough to utilize the host's TPM. This may be in preparation for the new TPM requirement for Windows 11 on VMs.
Microsoft annoucned that the next-gen Azure Stack HCI solution that integrates hybrid infrastructure with Azure services and helps run virtualized workloads on-premises is now generally available.
As the firm said it was going to do, Microsoft today released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 19624 as an ARM64 VHDX, allowing users to run it in Hyper-V on their Windows on ARM PC.
Microsoft has been testing out Hyper-V on ARM64 PCs for a while now, but unfortunately, users haven't been able to create a Windows 10 VM due tot he lack of media. That might be changing.
Microsoft has released the latest version of the Windows 10 SDK as part of Visual Studio 15.9.1, introducing new capabilities for app developers, such as the UWP XAML Islands announced at Build 2018.
Google has updated its Android Emulator to offer support for AMD processors and Windows Hyper-V. The latter was possible due to contributions by Microsoft, providing APIs and open-source components.
Microsoft has launched its new Windows Bounty Program, "in the spirit of maintaining a high security bar in Windows", with significant payouts available for discovering new vulnerabilities.
Microsoft has announced that it has now fixed the "out of memory" errors that occurred when trying to run Windows phone emulators in Visual Studio on Windows 10, even with enough memory available.
Microsoft has explained the changes made to Hyper-V and the more aggressive memory allocation when starting virtual machines in the latest Insider Preview of Windows 10 build 15002.
Microsoft has released the August 2016 edition of evaluation Windows developer virtual machines, allowing access to the latest tools, including Bash on Ubuntu on Windows and Project Islandwood.
One of the big new features Microsoft is testing with build 10565 for Windows 10 is nested virtualisation, which allows you to run a virtual instance of Windows in another virtual machine.
Microsoft has started rolling out Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3, lots of changes have been made and new features added, which you can check out after the jump.
One theme was clear at MMS 2013: Microsoft is serious about competing with and overtaking VMware in the virtualization market, and companies like Dominos Pizza and Xerox are on the forefront.
Cisco announced a new partnership with Microsoft that will allow businesses to acquire a cloud-based system that combines Cisco's Unified Data Center with Microsoft's Fast Track architecture.