I have a Vista system with VMware Server installed, one of the virtual machines being my Windows Server 2003 staging server. The staging server ran out of disk space in the middle of a large database update and the VM wouldn’t start again. I decided to restore the partition on which the VMs reside but something went horribly wrong and the machine would no longer boot (I haven’t fathomed out what happened there). So I went for the Vista fresh install on which to base my partition recovery.
After nearly two hours when Windows finally got to the last stage of configuration, the first in a series of messages from Microsoft informed me that:
“Computing just got a whole lot more fun”.