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Getting Started with Windows VDI by Andrew Fryer

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Conventions

PowerShell commands within the text are shown as follows: "We can see the disks available on a server by using get-disk".

If I need to use a block of PowerShell, it will appear as follows:

$CompNames =@("orange","grey")

foreach ($CompName in $CompNames)
{
    Invoke-Command -ComputerName $CompName -ScriptBlock {

    Set-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\VmHostAgent\Parameters" -Name "Concurrency" -value 5 
    Restart-Computer -Force}
}

New terms and important words are shown in bold.

I shall refer to the tile-based interface in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 as the modern UI on which we can run modern applications. In contrast to this, there is also the traditional UI that looks much like Windows 7, where we ...

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