Jason Langridge often links to "Unboxing" videos: the idea is to take a new gadget show it and what comes with it by filming the process of getting it out of the Box.

Over the Christmas holidays I recorded 4 Windows Server 2008 screen casts, the first of which was to show Server 2008 as near as possible to straight after installation, set-up the Hyper-V role and create a virtual machine.

You can do everything in the video simply if you have your own trial copy

Watch in a new window using Silverlight (13 Minutes 31)

Right click here and choose "Save target as" to download video (~45MB WMV)

Tomorrow, I'll post part 2. Hyper-v network and Disks.