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Using a HP Elitebook 8440p as a Server with Hyper-v

GrahamWalsh

 

Good guide here http://forum.notebookreview.com/hp-business-class-notebooks/549997-elitebook-8740-8540w-server-2008-r2-guide.html

And here – http://www.win2008r2workstation.com/

And here – http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/185.hyper-v-how-to-run-hyper-v-on-a-laptop-en-us.aspx

 

  • Install Windows 2008 R2
  • Install HP Drivers – you should now have webcam, display and networking
  • Server Manager > Features > Add Feature > Wireless LAN Service
  • Run Windows Update
  • Set IP Address to static
  • Run dcpromo and setup domain
  • Disable IE ESC on Server Manager
  • Enable Windows Audio in Services and set to Automatic
  • Change System performance for Programs rather than Background Apps
  • Add the Desktop Experience Feature
  • Enable AD Certificates, DHCP, IIS and Hyper-V roles
  • Configure Hyper-V networking – http://blogs.technet.com/b/doxley/archive/2008/07/07/disconnecting-hyper-v.aspx

 

 

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