Windows 10 Developer Readiness – Powered by MVPs



We’re excited to offer a series of live webcasts that deliver first-hand guidance on how you can leverage the new Windows 10 development model. The webcasts will be presented and moderated by Microsoft MVPs around the world at no charge and are a great opportunity for you to not only learn the foundations of Universal App Development in Windows 10, but also to connect with some of the top experts in your country and/or language. Bring your Windows Store app development questions and have them answered live, by the experts, and learn how to take advantage of the great opportunities ahead in the Universal Windows Platform.
  • Each webcast will deliver the same content in different countries from June 8 – 12.
  • They will last from one to three hours, depending on the amount of community interaction.
Microsoft is empowering the MVPs with technical content and private training so every session will be fully equipped with content, demos, and up-to-date guidance.
We hope you join and connect with us for this great worldwide initiative!

Agenda & Registration

Webcast Title: Windows 10 Developer Readiness – Powered by MVPs
Description: Join the Microsoft MVPs in this live webcast to learn how to build or bring your app to the *NEW* Universal Windows Platform (UWP)! We will show the foundation, demo advanced features, and answer your app development questions so you take advantage of the opportunities ahead with the Universal Windows Platform.
In Portugal, Sara Silva and Alexandre Marreiros will delivery the presentation at June 12nd – 08:00 pm, register in this reference.

How to create a Virtual Machine for run Windows 10 Technical Preview


This article has the goal to show how to create a Virtual Machine, in Hyper-V Manager, for test the Windows 10 Technical Preview.


Before to create the Virtual Machine, we need to ensure that the Hyper-V is enabled.

Start by check the Bios, to verify if virtualization is enabled. For example in my Lenovo S440 I got this

After this, run the Control Panel and open the Programs and Features and then click in “Turn Windows features on or off”

And then check all about Hyper-V

After this, you should restart your PC.

In some cases, if you turn off Hyper-V using power shell, you need to enable it again, by doing

 If you miss any one of these steps, you will get an error like this


Prerequisites for Windows 10 Technical Preview

Minimum system specification to install Windows 10 technical Preview

    • Microsoft account and Internet access
    • 1 GHz or faster Processor
    • 2 GB RAM for 64 Bit machine.
    • 16 GB of free hard disk space.
    • Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics card with WDDM driver

Know more about the prerequisites and the download Windows 10 technical preview from



Now that the Hyper-V is on, we can use the Hyper-V Manager for create the Virtual Machine, use the Search for get it, as following

Then we will get this window

Now let’s create the VM.

In this case we will do a right click, using mouse, in Lenovo for create a new virtual machine, as following

Then define all step in the wizard

Note: Here we can set the startup memory we want.

Set the connection type, in my case I have these options

Define the path for the iso file (Download from

Clicking in finish, we will get this

In the right panel, click in Start and then in Connect, and you will see the following screen

After set some definitions you will have a screen for set your account. If you use your account that is used in Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 you will get following screen

Choosing the first option, to copy all definitions from the actual computer to the machine, at the end it wil have all apps and settings from the “Lenovo-PC”.

Here the final result