The new VHD images contain not just an updated expiration date, but also fresh bits. In this regard, all of them now feature Windows Updates released as of December 1, 2008, but also the latest MSSCCI provider, and the last releases of virtual machine additions or integration services components, as well as Process Explorer, Process Monitor, and Background Info. Via the downloads, users will be able to access Team Foundation Server 2008 SP1, Visual Studio 2008 Team Suite SP1, Team System Web Access 2008 SP1, also Team Explorer 2005, and GDR for the product (formerly Visual Studio 2008 Database Edition), informs Brian Randell.
Here they are:
- VSTS “all-up” Virtual PC/Virtual Server image (6 GB download, expands to 15 GB)
- TFS “only” Virtual PC/Virtual Server image (3 GB download, expands to 8 GB)
- VSTS “all-up” Hyper-V image (6 GB download, expands to 15 GB)
- TFS “only” Hyper-V image (3 GB download, expands to 8 GB)