Type-1 hypervisor developed by Microsoft. Included in Windows Server 2008 R2 and later, as well as Pro editions of Windows since Windows 8.

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Network loss after installing Hyper-V

I am running Windows Server 2012r2, after adding Hyper-V my NIC thinks it is unplugged although I have activity lights blinking. mobo: MSI A88X-G45 Gaming I'm using the latest Win8.1 x64 (since ...
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How do you enable multi-core virtualization in Windows 8 Pro?

I've just got a new Dell Vostro 470 with a quad core (8 threads) i7 3770 and I'm trying to run virtual machines on it, which works fine, except if I want to assign multiple cores to a VM. I've checked ...
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Virtualize physical Windows 8.1 Pro to Hyper-V

Have successfully captured a Windows 8.1 image with to a VHD by using Disk2VHD v2, but this VM is failing to boot with Hyper-V. I had successfully done this in the past with Windows 7, is the ...
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Cannot start Hyper-V on MacBook in Bootcamp but can in Parallels

I am running Mavericks on a late 2013 model MacBook Pro 13" Retina (Intel i5 chip) and have installed Windows 8.1 into a bootcamp partition. Under Bootcamp, an attempt to start a VM in Hyper-V ...
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Installing Windows Server in Hyper-V on client

Can Windows Server 2008 or 2012 R2 be installed in Hyper-V running on Windows 8.1 Pro?
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Hyper-V on Laptop / different networks

I have a few Windows Servers 2012 running on Hyper-V on my Windows 8 laptop. -The servers need to have a static IP. -The servers need internet acces. I've configured the servers to have a static ...
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Setting up ArchLinux in Hyper-V - no ethernet

I'm a complete beginner to Linux and want to learn the environment. While trying to install Arch-Linux on a Hyper-V box using this tutorial, I hit an early obstacle with Ethernet: it doesn't seem to ...
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Hyper V generation 2 machines don't boot

I am running windows server 2012 R2, and no matter what I do, I cannot get an Generation 2 machines up and running. They always fail to boot wit the message "boot failed efi scsi device" I have found ...
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Windows 8.1 third party firewalls and Hyper-V virtual switch compatibility

I have the following problem: Hyper-V is installed on windows 8.1 with an external virtual switch. Everything works fine with windows firewall When I try to install any third party firewall on ...
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How to let the Hyper-V / Virtual Machine Connection window use native resolution instead of incorrect high-DPI scaling?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Hyper-V virtual machine hosted on Windows 8.1. It all runs on a Surface 3, so the high DPI scaling is enabled on Windows. I also have a plain old full HD secondary ...
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How to move from vmware ESXi 5.5 to Hyper-V 2012 R2 on same hardware?

I have Vmware ESXi 5.5 Update 1 with two disks, called RAID0 (3.6 TB) and RAID5 (10.9 TB). I am tired of having to rebuild ESXi every sixty days for home use so I am planning on moving to Hyper-V, ...
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Cannot create external switch on Hyper-V

I am getting the following error when creating an external switch on Hyper-V: I am running Windows 8.1 x64. My switch settings are as follows: Event viewer gives me the following errors in ...
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Over 100% disk capacity usage on Hyper-V

In many of my Hyper-V VMs the disk capacity usage is shown in Virtual Machine Manager to be above 100%: but inside the VM itself, there is plenty of space left: This is the properties page of ...
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Trouble getting Ubuntu 12.04 Hyper-V guest to connect to wireless from Windows 8.1 Host

I'm trying to set up a Ubuntu 12.04 VM using Hyper-V in a Windows 8.1 host. It runs mostly fine, except that I can't get the internet to work well. I've followed the instructions at ...
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Hyper-V network lab internet connectivity issue

I am newbie and trying to setup Home Network lab. I have successfully setup AD DS, DNS and DHCP servers on Windows 2012 server R2 however internet connection is not working on VHD machines. Need your ...
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Hyper-V clients can not access the internet

I created a new VM (Ubuntu 14.10) on Hyper-V. I can't access the Internet on my VM. I tried changing the network from "External" to "Internal" and even "Private" On my host machine, I have a proxy ...
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Switch off Hyper-V without disable functionality in Windows 8.1

Since I must use also VMWare I need to temporarily turn off Hyper-V In Windows 8 I used bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype off to disable hypervisor, and: bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype auto ...
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Use Software GPU with Windows 7 / SRV2008R2 client

I have a real Windows Server 20012 R2 with an GPU. With Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012 R2 VMs, I can either assign a RemoteFx vGPU in the Hyper-V Manager, then it uses the real GPU, or it uses a ...
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Windows 8 Hyper-V network not working on host

I have carefully followed the instructions in the first answer, but I still can't get the network adapter to be shared with the host operating system. My symptoms appear to be identical to this ...
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No network connection on Host or Guest simultaneously with Client Hyper-V + Windows 8

I create a virtual switch from the Hyper-V manager, then I set it as the Network adapter in the VM's settings. In subsequent attempts, this happens: The VM gets access to the internet, but the ...
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Hyper-V VM Connection Requires Admin Privileges

When I run "Hyper-V Virtual Machine Connection" to connect to my virtual machine it sais: You do not have the required permission to complete this task. Contact the administrator of the authorization ...
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Windows Server 2012 r2 Hyper-v 2 External Switches

I wish I could have a setup as the following: I have Windows Server 2012 R2 I have Two NICs: First one is connected to the LAN and the second one connected to the Internet I have Created two ...
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Why does activating Hyper V cause windows 8.1 enterprise to stop booting?

I have read a number of forum posts suggesting an incompatibility with USB 3.0, but these all referred to a gigabyte mobo, whereas I am on an HP laptop. Suggestions? EDIT Issue persists after clean ...
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Can't install Hyper-V on Windows 8.1 Pro

When installing the Hyper-V Role, After a reboot windows states "Could not install the features", before restarting and reverting. The problem appears similar to one on technet. Virtualization is ...
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Hyper-V USB passthrough

Is it possible to passthrough an USB-device (tv-card) to a virtual machine with Hyper-V when there are no drivers for the host? I'm running Windows Server 2012R2 - which offers USB passthrough via ...
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Sync iTunes on Hyper-V VM with iPhone plugged into client’s USB port over RDC [duplicate]

I’m wondering if it is possible to sync iTunes on a Hyper-V Virtual Machine with an iPhone plugged into the client’s USB port over Remote Desktop Connection. Below is my config and what I have tried. ...
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Isolate virtual computer from network but allow internet access

I have the following setup: a few client computers 1 Hyper-V Server Core 2012 R2 1 Windows Server 2012 R2 (Domain Controller) 1 Windows 7 computer. Now the Hyper-V server has 2 virtual switches ...
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Desktop virtualization (Hyper-V / vSphere)

Is there a way to deploy vSphere on a single Desktop PC and have it do a GPU passthrough to a client (so eg. I could "switch OSs" on a key combo), or a similar solution? Note that I don't mean VMware ...
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Migrate a VMWare Machine to Hyper-V locally

I have some existing VMWare machines I used with VMWare Player. Since upgrading to Win8.1 I have the problem, that I must use Hyper-V for several development reasons. I have a dual boot setup to ...
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Hyper-V won't enable in Windows 8 Pro: “Virtualization support is disabled in the firmware”

The checkbox to install Hyper-V in Windows 8 Pro is disabled. Hovering over it reveals the message, Hyper-V cannot be installed: Virtualization support is disabled in the firmware. There is a ...
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setting up home Hyper-V lab on one Win 8.1 Pro desktop PC

I'm planning on using a lone Win 8.1 workstation with 16 GB of RAM to learn Active Directory 2012 and Server 2012 via 3 virtual machines running simultaneously. One VM will be a Win 2012 domain ...
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Can't create virtual switch in Hyper-V on Windows 8.1 laptop

I'm trying to create a virtual switch on a Windows 8.1 laptop. It has a physical WiFi network and a USB connected Ethernet connection. When I try to create any sort of virtual network ...
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What PowerShell command would you use to create a Hyper-V virtual machine?

I've seen the following question: What PowerShell command would you use to create a Hyper-V virtual machine? New-VM -Name "VM Name" -MemoryStartupBytes <memory> -NewVHDSizeBytes <disk ...
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Installing Antivirus on Hyper-V Guest and Host Systems [duplicate]

I have one physical server which runs two Hyper-V Servers. One is for SQL Server and the other is Domain Controller. I want to install Antivirus on these servers with exclusions added. Is it ...
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Why is Hyper-V classified as native hypervisor?

Wikipedia says: Hyper-V, codenamed Viridian[5] and formerly known as Windows Server Virtualization, is a native hypervisor...* Wikipedia itself says that a native hypervisor is type-1 ...
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Reenabling Confirmation Dialog for Turning Off Hyper-V VM

Normally when you turn off a Hyper-V VM (as opposed to shutting it down), a confirmation dialog appears. This is to prevent you from accidentally switching a machine off. However, for some testing ...
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Cluster 2 physical PCs using Hyper-V 2012

I recently purchased 2 identical PCs for development purposes, we are running Hyper-V 2012 and I just wanted to know if there were any guides or similar that show how I could cluster both PCs ...
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“RPC server unavailable” trying to access Hyper-V server from Hyper-V Manager on Windows 8.1 client

The problem After searching for uses for my old laptop, I've decided to turn the Wyvern into a virtualization server running Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 (freely available, essentially a heavily ...
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Connecting a Hyper-V VM (Linux based) to the internet via wifi - No wifi appears to connect to in Linux

This is what I do: Open Hyper-V Virtual Switch Manager Create an External Virtual Switch Rename it "External Switch" Select my WIRELESS adapter Allow management operating system to share this ...
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How can I increase the Hyper-V display resolution?

I just started experimenting with the Hyper-V of Windows 8 and installed Ubuntu on it. However when I launch it my screen resolution is small. How can I scale Ubuntu to the resolution of my screen? ...
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Hyper-V Server with Wireless as main connection

I'm testing out different Hypervisors in my home lab, and currently I only have wifi available. I've managed to get the drivers installed for my wireless card, but I can't seem to connect to a network ...
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Can't run Hyper-V, but all hardware indicate that it's good to go

I'm trying to get my Hyper-V to work on my home computer. As I see it, all my hardware supports Virtualization and the software SecurAble is saying Good to go. Yes in Hardware D.E.P. and Yes to ...
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Cannot connect to Hyper-V Virtual Machine

I have a Windows XP Virtual Machine that is running perfectly (I can watch it bootup and the desktop appear in the Hyper-V Manager thumbail preview) but I cannot Connect to it. It just keeps timing ...
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How to set static IP address on Window 8.1 Host with Hyper-V and Single network adapter

I have a Windows 8.1 Pro machine (not preview). In order to do Windows Phone 8 development, the emulators have to use the Hyper-V engine to run. When Hyper-V was installed it changed my network ...
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how to set hyper-v virtual machine connection permissions

I have installed Hyper-v on my Win 8.1 pro computer, and have a virtual machine running. I can access the machine and can see it running in the Hyper-v manager, and can launch a connection to it ...
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Upgraded to Windows 10, can't find hyper-v management tools

I do a search for "hyper-v" in the search box and don't see it. I also searched for it inside the control panel and it's not there. In the turn on windows features in the control panel, I see that ...
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Migrate a Hyper-V vm to bootable

I've created and tweaked a VM (Host is Hyper-V under win8.1 pro - guest OS is Win8.1) to the point where I'd now like to install that image as a fully bootable install. It's a tough phrase to Google ...
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Cannot connect to hyper-v server

When I attempt to connect to my Hyper-V server i receive this message "This version of Virtual Machine Connection cannot be used to manage servers running Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 and earlier ...
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Windows 2012 R2 Server give access to only one VM in Hyper-V

I am new to Windows Server so I don't really know what to look for. I've been searching on Google for some hours now to no avail. What I want I want to create a VM in Hyper-V with a limited ...
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Hyper-V, how to share a disk?

I am configuring a new Hyper-V server (2012) with a few virtual machines to run a particular software. I need to save a huge folder on a shared disk that will be accessed on a “read only” basis; so I ...