Creating a Hyper-V VM running Evaluation versions of Windows server using PowerShell

Sometimes you just want to test something, but... You have to install a new VM on your machine and that takes time. Microsoft offers evaluation versions of their server operating systems in a VHD format, in a blog post I will show you how to create a Windows Server VM based on a VHD file which gets you up and running quickly 🙂

Get all download links from Microsoft Evaluation Center

A few weeks ago, the website of the Evaluation Center from Microsoft was down, and saw a post about it on Tech Community. (Article) People were sharing links to a few ISO files from it to help people out who needed them. That got me thinking, what if I could export all of them just in case something happens to the site again?! This blog post describes a method to retrieve all links from the Evaluation Center.