This virtual machine is pre-configured with Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate and Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010. It is designed to provide an easy way to evaluate and learn the Visual Studio 2010 family of technologies. A set of hands-on-labs / demo scripts are also available and provided a guided experience through many of the new application lifecycle management capabilities of Visual Studio 2010. For more information on this release, along with instructions on how to use a download manager for more efficiently downloading the files required to use this virtual machine, please click here. This post also contains links to download this virtual machine for the virtualization platform of your choice (Hyper-V, Virtual PC 2007, or Windows Virtual PC). For more information on Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4 visit http://www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/products/2010/default.mspx. This virtual machine does not have anti-virus software installed. It should not be connected to any network until it has anti-virus software installed. In addition, the operating system and programs installed were patched with all updates as of March 18, 2010. This virtual machine will stop working on June 30, 2010, when the Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate expires.
For more information and to download the Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 and Team Foundation Server® 2010 Release Candidate for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, please visit [http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=e0198b64-4acb-4709-b07f-359fb4d523bc]