VMbus Failure in 32-bit Server 2008 VHD

I recently decided installed Server 2008 with Hyper-V on my laptop and migrated all my virtual PC machines. 

If you use a Server 2008 32-bit vhd created in Virtual PC, you may not be able to install and use Hyper-V integration services.  The mouse service will not perform correctly and your network devices will not show up.  The VMbus will show a warning yellow icon in device manager and will say that there aren’t enough IRQ’s to load the bus.

In MSCONFIG, I changed the advanced boot options to check HAL when loading boot.ini and it fixed the problem.


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