Windows Server 2008 install error on virtual machine

342195 pts.
Tags:
Virtual Machines
Virtual Server 2005
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 error messages
Windows Server 2008 Installation
Windows Virtualization
I get the following error message "Windows Installation has encountered an error and needs to be restarted" when i try to install Windows Server 2008 using the ISO image attached to the virtual machine. Using Virtual Server 2005 R2

Answer Wiki

Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added.

Redownload the ISO image and compare the file sizes, you may not have downloaded the full image.

——————————

You need to install SP1 and an update to virtual server 2005 r2 in order to be able to run Server 2008.

<a href=”http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/bb738033.aspx”>Download Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 here</a>
<a href=”http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=A79BCF9B-59F7-480B-A4B8-FB56F42E3348&displaylang=en”>Download Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 Update here</a>

Discuss This Question:  

 
There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.
Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added.
Send me notifications when members answer or reply to this question.

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

To follow this tag...

There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Thanks! We'll email you when relevant content is added and updated.

Following