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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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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Does Hyper-V on Windows 8.1 work differently then Server OS?

I have enable Hyper-V on Windows 8.1. One thing I noticed after that is following. ( Both thing seems not present in processor) Even i tried use Intel Processor Identification utility and it also ...
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Change Server 2012 display resolution inside of a Hyper-V VM?

Running Server 2012 inside of a Hyper-V VM, clicking on "Display Settings" to try and change the screen resolution, but it says "The display settings can't be changed from a remote session". Anyone ...
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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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Running a VPN connection inside a Hyper-V VM on Windows 8, irregular issues

So im running Windows 8 Enterprise x64 on a computer here with the Hyper-V role installed and i want to use this to VPN to work in order to access some server etc, and avoid dropping my connection on ...
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Multiple Linux distributions return “Fast TSC calibration failed” when running on Hyper-V

Client Hyper-V on Windows 8.1 Pro host with Intel Core i7-4800MQ processor. Several Linux distributions, including openSUSE and Kali Linux, return the following error message when booting up in a ...
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“Cannot connect to the virtual machine.” for new Hyper-V Virtual Machine

I've added Hyper-V to my Windows 8 Pro install. The CPU is an Intel i7-3770, so I believe it supports virtualization (which I've also enabled in the bios). When I create a new Virtual machine I am ...
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Directly accessing Hyper-V console via RDP

I am wondering if there is a chance to directly connect to a VMs console via RDP. It seems the hyper-v manager is basicaly doing the same when connecting to a VMs console.
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Hyper-V featuers missing, moving from virtual pc

I use an instance of xp in virtual pc for some development tasks (old vb6 stuff etc). Now I'm in win 8 and setup hyper-v for this, and booted up my old vhd's in it. I've noticed right off that ...
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Can't access the default gateway from my VMs using Hyper-V on a W8 Pro ASUS N76V

I just purchased a ASUS Notebook N76V. I first upgraded the OS to W8 Pro. I activated the Hyper-V feature. Everything runs fine. I can create virtual switches / Import VMs / Create new VMs / Boot my ...
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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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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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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 - wide screen resolutions?

I've created Windows 7 virtual machine on Windows 8 Hyper-V, but can find how to set resolution to anything widescreen (my monitor supports 1920x1200) to be able work fullscreen. Is it possible to get ...
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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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installing 64bit windows guest on 64bit windows host - VirtualBox vs Hyper-V

I have installed Windows Server 2008R2 and now trying to install multiple Windows Server 2008R2 as guest. My CPU is Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz on Asus P5P41T-LE mainboard. First I have to tell ...
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Hyper-v guest loses internet if host hibernates

I have a laptop running Windows 8.1. This hosts a hyper-v guest running Windows Server 2012 x64 Standard. From the host I, go to Control Panel\Network and Internet\ Network Connections. I right-click ...
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Windows 8 & Hyper-V Can't Bridge Wifi Connection

So I have an odd issue that I can't quite figure out... I am running Windows 8 Enterprise on a Dell 6420 laptop. I have a Broadcom 802.11n wireless adapter. I am connected to an home router (Netgear ...
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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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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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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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Hyper-V, how to share a disk?

I am configuring a new HyperV server (2012) with a few virtual machines to run a particular software. I need to save a "huge" folder on a shared disk; so I thought of three possibilities: share a ...
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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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How do I install and use Windows Virtual PC in Windows 8?

I really liked the integrated Virtual Machine that Windows had built-in with Windows 7, known as the Windows Virtual PC. I'm looking to install that again. I'd like to be able to install multiple ...
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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 do I convert an .img file to vhd?

I have an image file (linux based image) and want to convert it to VHD so that it can be used to create hyper-V VMs. I used "qemu-img convert" to convert raw to vpc format, but vpc doesnt work for ...
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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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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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Why does my Windows 8 Pro Hyper-V guest have no internet?

Trying to get this working on my Windows 8 Pro machine. I created an External Switch Assigned the newly available adapter to a Guest machine with Win 2008 os. My host has internet connection. Host ...
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How can I automatically open the Hyper-V VM console on server boot on Windows 2008 R2?

I am looking for advice on getting my Hyper-V VM to open on logon to the server. It currently runs in the background as a service however we required to have it automatically open so the user can view ...
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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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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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Hyper-V not working on Win Server 2012 Standard

The message is: `[Window Title] Hyper-V Manager [Main Instruction] An error occurred while attempting to start the selected virtual machine(s). [Content] 'New Virtual Machine' failed ...
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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 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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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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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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Convenient way to enable/disable Hyper-V in Windows 8

I really like the Hyper-V support in Windows 8, however, there are some situations in which I need to disable Hyper-V in order to run some apps which don't like to be executed even in the root ...
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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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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 ...