Hyper-V is the newest Microsoft's solution to computer virtualization. It comes with Windows Server 2008 R2 and will be embbeded on Windows 8 Server.

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Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine hosted by Hyper-V loses internet connection after installing Shrew Soft VPN Client

My work configuration is as follows: Physical machine: Windows 8.1 Pro Ultrabook Hyper-V Wireless connection to office Wi-Fi Virtual machine (hosted by physical) Linux Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Can I pass disks through Hyper-V to a Linux VM for md RAID on any hardware?

I toyed with the idea in the past few months of virtualizing a workstation machine (with ESXi/Xen/etc), basically having it run some very basic server stuff behind the scenes; this was more of an ...
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Is 3200x1800 resolution possible in Hyper-V?

I've got a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro (Windows 8.1), which has a screen resolution of 3200x1800. I'm trying to run Ubuntu 14.04 in Hyper-V at full screen on it. I've tried the steps listed here, but I can only ...
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Windows 8.1- Hyper-V won't network with Ubuntu 14.04 VM

Well, I'm officially out of patience for this sort of thing, and it's 12:23 AM. I'm trying to run Ubuntu 14.04 with Hyper-V on a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro running Windows 8.1. I cannot get the virtual ...
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How to set a Hyper-v virtual machine to use my Wi-Fi connection [closed]

I have a virtual machine running on my Hyper-v manager. I am having difficult time to get it connects to my WiFi (use my WiFi) that is available on my operating system. My operating system is windows ...
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Move Hyper-V VMs to a different host, by moving the physical storage

I have two systems running Windows 8.1, and old and new. The old box has a couple dozen Hyper-V Virtual Machines (VMs) I used for development/testing. All the VMs are stored on a 2TB drive that is ...
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How to convert to Hyper-V

These don't look to be VMWare images (vmdk). All my machines run Hyper-V. Is there a way I can convert this to a Hyper-V bootable disk. They are .vmx .vmxf .vmsd no .vmdk Also do not have VMWare ...
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Creating an ISO from a Hyper-V Machine

I'm new to this image deployment. I used MDT to deploy I guess what you call a liteimage to a Hyper-V Machine. From there I installed several applications, tools and profile settings. Do I sysprep ...
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Script to Auto-resume a Paused Hyper-V VM

Is it possible to auto-resume a paused VM (due to event id 16060) using PowerShell or VBscript? I wish to run the script by attaching a task to the mentioned event. Thanks for your input!!
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Windows 8.1 dont have hyper-v - cant use Windows Phone Emulator

Lately i wanted to get into Windows Phone 8 development and i installed Visual Studio 2013 + Windows Phone SDK 8 + Visual Studio 2013 Latest update. My system parameters are: - 8gb ram - Windows 8.1 ...
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Hardware-accelerated 3d in a VM (on Windows 8.1)

Title says it all. I'm interested in playing some games in a VM because I don't want to junk up my Windows installation. What solution, if any, provides good 3d performance for me to achieve this end? ...
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How can I configure my network adapter after installing VS with the WP8 SDK?

This is a fresh Windows installation with VS 2013 Update 2 installed. During installation I ticked the checkbox to install the Windows Phone 8 SDK. That caused the installation of a Hyper-V VM, which ...
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Windows Server 2012 is telling me it's not activated when it is

I have a Windows Server 2012 Machine were I need to do some development. The machine is a Hyper-V VM. I activated it with a valid key and restarted the VM. After it booted up again, I went into system ...
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Hyper-V within Azure virtual machine

I'm trying to move my development and testing environment in the Azure cloud. I would like to know if it's possible to have an Hyper-V running within an Azure virtual machine ? For the moment I ...
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Ping/Access Host Machine FROM Hyper-V VM

Same question has been posted in Stackoverflow.com [http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24050630/ping-access-host-machine-from-hyper-v-vm] and based on the suggestion I also post the question here with ...
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PIN based Login in Windows 8.1 Missing

I installed a fresh copy of Windows 8.1 Pro using Hyper-V, and updated with all updates via Windows Update. It's not domain joined. I cannot however activate a PIN based login for the installation ...
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Cannot create virtual switch Hyper-V (0x80070002)

I get following error while creating any type(external, internal and private) of virtual switch on Hyper-V using Hyper-V manager. Failed to create virtual ethernet switch. The system cannot ...
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No COM1 port on hyper-v

I just made a fresh Windows 8.1 install and am trying to set-up a VM for kernel debugging. Therefore, I need to create a serial link to debug the VM using windbg. Usually I just simply add a new COM ...
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Hyper-V with multiple physical networks

I have Hyper-V on my laptop with a wireless and Ethernet card, sometimes I connect using wireless card, and sometimes using the Ethernet cable. I am trying to configure Hyper-v to work always with ...
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Hyper-V and network storage

Currently I have two Hyper-V hosts (2012R2) and a Server 2012R2 storage server. I want to be able to store the VHDs for both the hosts on the storage server (lots of disks in it, set up striped in ...
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Shared Storage On vSphere Hypervisor Free Edition

I have a server that is currently running Windows 2008 on one hard disk, with all data stored on a second hard disk. I'm looking to replace the OS, and would like to install a virtual hypervisor on ...
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Connecting to my Hyper V server from Windows 8 Laptop

I have my Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V server running on a HP DL Server. I am connected to my local wireless network so my laptop has an ip address of 10.0.0.20 say. I installed Hyperv Server with a ...
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SQL 2012 in Hyper-V. Why are my queries slow until I drop and create any spatial index?

I have a spatial application that queries several tables (layers) each time the user pans/zooms the map. When I moved the SQL server into Hyper-V, I noticed that there was a several second delay when ...
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Cisco VPN hangs on securing communications

Twice now, after running the Windows Phone 8 emulator, my Cisco VPN to my client has dropped and then never worked again, hanging while securing the communication channel. Previously, I rolled back ...
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Accessing Localhost from Hyper-V VM

I currently have a PC running Visual Studio/IIS Express and I need to do some IE8 testing, which requires me to run a Hyper-V VM. When I go into the Hyper-V VM, I can't seem to go to reach ...
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Format of Dynamic VHD created using windows server 2012 and Hyper-V

I created Dynamic VHDs using windows-7, windows server 2012 and Hyper-V. The VHD created in windows 7's Block starts right after the BAT but the VHD created using windows server 2012 and Hyper-V has a ...
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Hyper-V Truecrypted Drive

I have been using my VM for a while and appreciated being able to script the machine startup in Powershell like so: Start-VM -Name vmname This allows me to just pop open an rdp window and avoid the ...
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Can I run VMs in hyper V on a VHD Native booted Windows server 2012 R2 server

I have installed Windows server 2012 R2 in VHDX virtual disk and is using native VHD boot to boot up the server, I have installed the hyper v role in it. But upon on creating VMs it gives an error ...
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Running multiple VMs in one harddrive

I have Windows 2012 running on Intel i7 4770K, SSD 180 GB and 32GB RAM. Also that machine has 1TB HDD. Windows is installed on SSD. Currently 3 VMs on HyperV running and I need another VM. Can I ...
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virtual machine replication between two separated Hyper-v clusters

I have two identical hyper-v cluster configurations. Here is the configuration: 2 hyper-v servers in cluster with shared via fiber channel storage. There is a 10 Gbit ethernet between these ...
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Running Hyper-V Manager behind NAT

I am running Hyper-V Manager on a Windows 8.1 box behind a router (actually a VMware Fusion VM). When I try to connect to my Hyper-V box, I get an error RPC server unavailable. Unable to establish ...
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How to assess why git clone/fetch could be so slow?

I have git installed on Ubuntu Server 12.0.4 and work in tandem with gitlab. Ubuntu itself is a virtual machine in Hyper-V Server 2012 R2. I'm comparing performance of command git clone ...
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Unable to disable/uninstall Hyper-V

I have an issue trying to uninstall Hyper-V in Windows 8.1 update 1. I installed Visual Studio 2013 and Hyper-V came with this installation. Now, I'm unable to disable it in the "Windows ...
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Read the COM1 output of a Hyper-V guest system

I have a guest O/S that writes debug output to the COM1 UART. This port is virtualized by the Hyper-V host. The Hyper-V Server allows only a redirection to a "named pipe". I want to read what the ...
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Provide a mean to reset a specific Hyper-V guest

We are hosting a Hyper-V Server on Windows Server(r) Enterprise. The access to this server is done by Remote Desktop connections. When one users is connected and a new RDP session is established the ...
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Hyper-V disk usage is always at 100%

I have Hyper-V installed to my Windows 8.1 update 1 computer. I only have one virtual machine installed and it's always at either 99% or 100% disk usage. I added up the columns and got a total of ...
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Adding virtual processor to hyper-v windows 7 32 bit image makes it not boot

I installed a Windows 7 professional 32 bit guest on a windows 8.1 hyper-v image. When I go to the settings and change the virtual processor count from 1 to 2 it no longer boots. Unless, I first use ...
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What will give the most increase in Virtual Machine performance?

Our IT staff has been given the task of improving the performance of all of the VM's used at our company. This includes those remoting into a hyper-v server and those using their own VM's on their own ...
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Can I host a Hyper-V differencing disk in a central location and access it over the network?

I'm designing a system whereby developers can create their own locally hosted VM's on their Windows 8.1 workstations. The developers will be provided with the fully built environments (ie. software ...
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Windows 8: How to share ethernet network connection with Hyper-V (virtual switches) installed

I am currently at a place with no wifi available. I have an ethernet connection which I want to share with my phone. This is a standard task and normally pretty easy to do with Windows 8. But since ...
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Hyper-V not starting Windows 8.1 formally had VirtualBox installed [duplicate]

I'm a Windows developer and I want to get started with Windows Phone 8. I previously had Oracle VirtualBox installed but was told that the Windows Phone Emulator needs Hyper-V, which doesn't work well ...
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Hyper-V not starting Windows 8.1 formally had VirtualBox installed

I'm a Windows developer and I want to get started with Windows Phone 8. I previously had Oracle VirtualBox installed but was told that the Windows Phone Emulator needs Hyper-V, which doesn't work well ...
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A way to simulate slower pcs using my application [duplicate]

We are looking for a way to emulate a slow PC, using any virtualization technology. Our goal is to cap the network speed and simulate a CPU with fewer GHz.
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Is there a way to get host Hyper-V UUID from linux gest?

I have a CentOS 6.4 runing on Hyper-V VM. If I export the VM to other Hyper-V server, the UUID keeps the same. Is there a way to avoid this, or use other identifyer to know that the host hardware have ...
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IPv6 fails under Hyper-V

The setup I have is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running under Windows 8.1 Pro as a guest OS via Hyper-V. Success of connectivity tests via ping6 seems to depend on the type of interface binded to External ...
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Get “webpage is not available” running in a Hyper-V VM - sometimes

I'm running Windows 7 in a VM under Hyper-V. The host system is Windows Server 2008 R2. It happens about 50% of the time where there are no problems at times, then it happens repeatedly, then clears ...
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How to configure 1 Socket with multiple cores to Hyper-V

I've got a Hyper-V 2012 running on a Windows 2008R2 Enterprice server and need to configure that my virtual CPU are based on one socket. So the guest is seeing one socket with e.g. 4 core. I've found ...
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How do I group virtual machines in Windows 2012 hyper-v?

I currently have a hyper-v server installed running multiple virtual machines. I need to be able to group them by role but there doesn't appear to be a way to create 'folders' e.g. Sales, Management, ...
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Hyper-V Clipboard and Integration Services in Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running in Windows Hyper-V. I am experiencing a problem with the Clipboard (copy from host to Virtual Machine), it is not working correctly (It was not working with Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Can I get Hyper-V VM's to talk to each other between 2 hosts with a crossover cable?

I have two Hyper-V hosts, each with a statically assigned IP 10.0.1.10 (host 1) and 10.0.2.10 (host 2), the subnet mask is 255.255.0.0. I've joined these with a crossover cable. I create a VM on host ...