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Can't run Hyper-V after changing to SSD

I swapped out my HDD for a Samsung 840 EVO SSD, and migrated my OS using Samsung's Data Migration Program. I had Visual Studio 2013 installed with the Windows Phone SDK 8.0, and I was able to run all ...
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starting service on hyper-v manager yield 100% disk usage [duplicate]

Whenever I start the Hyper-v manager in Windows 8 and start the service, my hard drive stays pegged at 100% usage all the time. I have 32 GB RAM using a T3600 Dell Workstation. If I turn the Hyper-v ...
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51 views

Virtual lab hardware and HDDs

I have a bulk of HDDs (10) and i want to build virtual lab on Hyper-V.I have gigabyte motherboard on Z77 chipset with 4 sata2 and 2 sata3 ports, and intel build-in RAID controller. Now I am looking ...
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Hard disk of a Virtual XP/Ubuntu under Hyper-V wont reduce its size even when i delete or empty Recycle Bin files?

i am running Hyper-V on Windows 8, with few Virtual machines like XP,Ubuntu, etc.. i have set hard drive to be on demand, so it's starting small. Now i have downloaded few files on my Virtual XP, i ...
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1answer
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Hyper-V and attaching physical disks

So, I'm looking at rebuilding my home server. My current setup is the following Windows 7 Ultimate 1TB Boot Drive (my smallest drive) Windows Dynamic Spanned volume, continaing 1x 1TB drive, 2x 2TB ...
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Change the volume serial number on a VM hard drive

Can I change the C-disk volume serial number on a virtual machine in Hyper-V? How can I do that? The OS of the VM is Windows 2008 Server.
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How can I tell if Windows thinks a HDD is removable without a GUI?

I need to determine if Windows thinks that my SATA hard drives are "removable" or not. The problem is, its on a Hyper-V system, and I don't have access to the Disk Management GUI application. ...