lets get the tough stuff sorted! the downloads are here ;
Vista x64 Edition: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=450931F5-EBEC-4C0B-95BD-E3BA19D296B1&displaylang=en
Vista x86 Edition: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=BC3D09CC-3752-4934-B84C-905E78BE50A1&displaylang=en
Now Jeff touched on this console and its pretty handy for manager your mass of Hyper-V vm's before SCVMM gets an update !
Last week we announced the Hyper-V Release Candidate and a week later, we're back again. This week, we're happy to provide the Hyper-V Manager MMC (RC release as well) for Vista SP1 (x86 & x64). What this allows you to do is install the Hyper-V Manager MMC on Vista SP1 (yes, it requires SP1) which appears here in the Administrative Tools like this:
From here, you can launch the Hyper-V Manager, click on Connect to Server, type in the name of the server running Hyper-V and you're set!
Here's a screen shot from my Vista x64 laptop with the Hyper-V MMC managing another system running a variety of operating systems.
I am trying to figure out whether I should be treating these components as OS components or fair game for sequencing ...... once i know i will let you know (off course!)