Friday 27 February 2009

Hyper-V Monitor Gadget for Windows Sidebar Updated

This is a neat little tool:

09-02-27 Vista Hyper-V Monitor Gadget Hyper-V Monitor Gadget for Windows Sidebar

We can start, stop, reset VMs on Hyper-V, or even double click on one to bring up a VM console session.

It is a really kewl tool!!

Some of its features from Tore’s blog:

  • Hyper-V Monitor title
    Double click on the title to launch the Hyper-V Manager*.
  • Host title
    Double click on the host title to launch a new Remote Desktop connection to the host.
  • Host title RAM amount
    Displays the RAM amount the host has left.
  • VM title
    Double click to launch VMConnect* to the VM.
  • VM Status
    Displaying the status of the VM in both color and text.
  • VM Control
    Hover over the status to get a set of buttons for the current VM. (Start, Turn Off, Shut Down and Save)
  • Large Size (Undocked)
    You can make the gadget bigger by using the Large Size (Windows 7) or Undock it from the sidebar (Vista).

It can be had from here: MINDRE.NET Tore Lervik: Hyper-V Monitor Gadget for Windows Sidebar.

Our original post: Hyper-V Gadget for Windows Vista Sidebar.

Philip Elder
Microsoft Small Business Specialists

*All Mac on SBS posts will not be written on a Mac until we replace our now missing iMac!

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