Hyper-V VM running WINDOWs 7 and Remote FX

Posted on 2011-05-02
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
I am trying to use Remote FX to take advantage of USB redirection. I have Hyper-V role active on Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 64bit, and have Windows 7 Pro on the Client Machine.

I can't seem to find an ISO image of Windows 7 Sp1 to install on the Hyper-V Vm.; and if I did will I need a license key? Can't I just install one of the 4 free included Server 2008 virtual licenses and use RemoteFX to the Windows 7 Client? Thanks for the help
Question by:safadig
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    by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
    you will need a valid Windows 7 license key to activate.

    The virtual licenses are for 2008 R2 Enterprise, and not Windows 7.
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    also checkout this three part review of RemoteFX USB redirection

    also checkout the comments, on how to enable and get functioning correctly.

    Author Comment

    Thanks. Great info

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