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Jul 1 2008   11:28PM GMT

The RTM update to the Hyper-V

Michael Khanin Michael Khanin Profile: Michael Khanin

The RTM update to the Hyper-V comes with KB950050 Update for Windows Server 2008. The KB 950050 update provides improvements to security, stability, performance, user experience, forward compatibility of configurations, and the programming model. Although Hyper-V is only available for x64 system, but the KB950050 with minimal components also applies to x86 (32-bit) Windows Server 2008 system.

The 32-bit Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB950050) package includes the release version of the following:

  • The Hyper-V Manager console
  • The Virtual Machine Connection tool for x86-based editions of Windows Server 2008

This 64-bit Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB950050) package includes the release version of the following:

  • Hyper-V technology
  • The Hyper-V Manager console
  • The Virtual Machine Connection tool for x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008
  • Integration Services for the following operating systems: Windows Server 2008 (x86-based and x64-based editions), Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) (x86-based and x64-based editions), Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 4 (SP4), Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) (x86-based and x64-based editions), Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) (x86-based editions), and Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) (x86-based and x64-based editions)

The KB950050 RTM update for Hyper-V will be delivered via Windows Update from July 8, 2008. For system administrators who want to update their system now, download update package setup installer from Microsoft Download Center.
Hyper-V Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB950050) 32-bit Edition
Hyper-V Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB950050) 64-bit Edition

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