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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Remote FX : Core 2 Duo / Core 2 Quad not compatible

Using RemoteFX with older CPU series like Core 2 Duo / Core 2 Quad will not be possible, due to the fact of missing SLAT technology inside Core 2 processors. For use of RemoteFX SLAT is required and available since Nehalem.
Amongst others these cpu´s are not compatible with RemoteFX:
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600, Q6700, QX6800, Q8200, Q9300
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600, E6700, E7600, E6750, E6850, E8200, E8300, E8400, E8500, E8600

Friday, March 11, 2011

Remote FX : GeForce 7300 GT not compatible!

When adding a RemoteFX-Videocard to a VM, when a non DirectX 10 - compatible 7300GT is inserted into the host system, the VM will not start and the following error message will be displayed:

Accordingly this test result might be valid also for the following video cards: GeForce 7600GT, 7800GT, 7800GTX, 7900GT, 7900GTX, 7900GTO. This needs to be checked though.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Remote FX : GTX 275, GTX 285 and Radeon 6850 compatible

Good news on RemoteFX GPU support :
The following GPU were successfully tested with RemoteFX and are fully compatible:

Nvidia GeForce GTX275 (Device driver 266.58)
Nvidia GeForce GTX285 (Device driver 266.58)
AMD Radeon HD 6850 (Device driver Catalyst 11.2)

The following GPU´s will be tested in near future:
amongst others:
Nvidia GeForce GTX280
Nvidia GeForce GTX260
Nvidia GeForce GTX460
AMD Radeon HD 5850
AMD Radeon HD 4890

Saturday, March 5, 2011

RemoteFX using internet / WAN connection

RemoteFX was tested using a WAN ADSL connection. Speed of connection is not enough for presenting a smooth working. Even Windows 7 AERO is bucking a lot. Playing videos smoothly also is impossible
The following connections were used:
ADSL 6000Kbit down / 640kBit up
ADSL 16000kbit down / 1024kBit up

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Retro hint : Bug in IAS console on server 2003

There´s a bug inside IAS Console of Server 2003. When you attempt to restart the IAS service via the IAS console, the state of the service may vary from the state of the service displayed.
This can affect working as the service can be stopped while displayed as running.

Workaround : Use services snapin for mmc to restart services

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Remote FX: AMD Radeon HD 6870 compatible !

The AMD Radeon HD 6870 was tested with RemoteFX successfully and is compatible.
The driver version used is Catalyst 11.2

Remote FX : No access to VM from Hyper-V-Manager

With enabled Remote FX setting, Hyper-V-Manager doesn´t allow to connect to the virtual machine. You are forced to connect to the virtual machine by remote desktop service.
When trying to connect to the virtual machine, Hyper-V-Manager shows the following message:
Video Remoting was disconnected. The virtual machine is using the 3D video adaptor, which is not supported by the Virtual Machine Connection console