KB: The VMM service crashes when a virtual machine is refreshed - "Error converting data type int to smallint”

KB: The VMM service crashes when a virtual machine is refreshed - "Error converting data type int to smallint”

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eWe just published a new KB article that talks about an issue where the VMM service crashes when a virtual machine is refreshed. The error is "Error converting data type int to smallint” and it can occur if minimum Dynamic memory is set to a value larger than 32GB. You can find all the details here:

KB2818840 - The VMM service crashes when a virtual machine is refreshed - "Error converting data type int to smallint” (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2818840)

J.C. Hornbeck | Knowledge Engineer | Microsoft CTS Management and Security Division

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