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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How to use remote desktop to a local virtual machine when network ia unavailable?

I'm trying to use Remote Desktop to connect to a virtual machine (hyper-v, Windows 7 guest) from the same laptop (Windows 8 host) where the vm is running. If there's a network connection, such as ...
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Windows 8 Hyper-V sporadic network connectivity

I have a Windows 8.1 pro host and an 8.1 pro VM. I'm using an external virtual switch to allow the VM to connect to the network and get internet connectivity. When this works, all is dandy and I can ...
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How do I share internet for Hyper-V clients and Wi-Fi hosted network?

I am able to share my internet connection with either Hyper-V clients (using virtual internal switch) or the hosted Wi-Fi network clients but not at the same time. Is there a way to share an internet ...
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Ethernet for Internet, WiFi for VSwitch

I would like to: Connect to the internet using the laptop ethernet port. Share the Wifi on my laptop to a Hyper-V VSwitch and connect "physical" clients to the Hyper-V domain. (Tablets, laptops, et ...
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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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Encrypting a VM and folder

Problem: I have a VM that I want to use to store extremely sensitive data. What I would like to have: Full VM encryption, as well as encrypting a specific folder on the VM so that it can only be ...
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Can I use the same VHD file to switch back and forth between boot to VHD and a Hyper-V virtual machine?

I'd like to physically install Windows 8.1 Pro and convert my existing physical Windows 7 machine to a VHD as I'd like the convenience of using a Hyper-V virtual machine to access it without having to ...
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Hyper-V causing Windows load failure

So, after so many shutdowns, restarts and hard shuts I am forced to post a question here. I am sorry if I am wrong anywhere because I am totally frustrated by my laptop and Windows. I have had an old ...
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2 Virtual Machine on 1 core

I have a few computer installed with Hyper-V... I running some automatized programs on it... if I using 1 VM/core works like charm... and i can see its not using the 100% of the core... so i thought I ...
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Hyper-V running within VMPlayer 6

I am trying to develop a windows phone app within VMware player. I cannot for the life of me get Hyper-V to work within the VM. I have scoured the internet and done the following 1) Enabled ...
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Storage solution for a company [closed]

I would like to upgrade current storage solution for a small company. Company has around 20 computers and one central server running Hyper-V and several guests in it. There is an Exchange server, SQL ...
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Hyper-V on Windows 8 host: run VM as a service?

I have this CURRENT setup for two people to work: Vista computer running VM Ware Server 2.0 Windows XP Virtual Machine running inside that host, accessed remotely via RDP So, it's a single ...
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Hyper-V Wifi Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am installing hyper-v for the first time on a device that uses a wifi connection. Previous installations have used wired network adapters. I noticed after creating an external switch , the wifi ...
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hyper-v manager. connect to server: you don't have the required permission

On my Hyper-V host I created a Hyper-V Server 2012 Core VM. I configured it with sconfig. Added local administrator user that is the same as my host's. Added credentials for the IP of that VM in the ...
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Hyper-V on Windows 8.1: Not able to share VHDX between VM and host

I would like to share the VHDX file attached to my VM (Win8.1 as well) with the host System. Therefor I have enabled the advanced Feature within the VM under SCSI controller "activate sharing of ...
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How do I use Hyper-V with dual monitor support?

I recently installed Windows 8.1 Pro Build 9600 on my computer, and then I enabled the Hyper-V Windows Feature. I created a virtual machine running Windows 7 Enterprise. What I can't figure out is ...
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Windows in a VM with 3D Graphics card

What I want I want to run Windows 8.1 in a VM (on Hyper-V) with rich, 3D graphics (Direct3D) - using the host's graphics card. I.e. I want to use RemoteFX with vGPU for this VM. My problem ...
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Can't join host Hyper-V to guest virtual machine's domain controller running within it

I created Domain Controller role running inside a guest operating system on a Hyper-V host server. Tried to add that same Hyper-V host server to the domain of the guest virtual machine that Hyper-V ...
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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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hyper-v network switch error 37 in device manager

I have installed windows 8.1 pro x64 on my HP G62-b29sl (Notebook) : Cpu: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 370 @ 2.40GHz 2.40 GHz Ram: 8,00 GB HDD: 500G B I'm trying to install windows phone sdk 8,but when ...
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Share a folder between host and Hyper-V Windows 8.1 Virtual Machine

I am running a Windows 8.1 Virtual Machine on a Windows 8.1 Host using Hyper-V. I would like to share a folder from the host to the virtual machine. The specific usage scenario is that I am writing ...
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Create one virtual volume (Storage Pool) from multiple machines (WinServ2012)

Is it possible to create one storage pool or virtual volume from all of the drives in several machines with Windows Server 2012? I imagine this would come from creating a Storage Space on each ...
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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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Hyper-V Won't Enable in Windows 8

So, I'm trying to develop an app for WP8, however I can't seem to make the emulator run... Why? Hyper-V won't enable! I'm using a AMD FDX 8350 processor in a 970A-UD3 Gigabyte motherboard. Here ...
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Hyper-V: NAT Port Forwarding [closed]

I rented one dedicated server (Win Server 2012) with one adapter/static IP address. I want to install Hyper-V and guest OS (Win also), that can expose some of its services to the internet. For ...
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New laptop crashes with bug check after hibernate

About once a week my laptop crashes with a bugcheck 9F when restoring from hibernate. I have examined the dumps with windbg and they all seem related to hyper-V The FAULTING_MODULE is always ...
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Accessing Ubuntu VM from Windows with Hyper-V

I have a Windows 8.1 laptop. I have created an Ubuntu virtual machine using Hyper-V. I want to be able to access this virtual machine from my Windows host - both web access and SSH access. I have ...
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get-vm - wasn't recognized as name of cmdlet

We are trying to write a powershell script to start/stop our vm's, but the get-vm command isn't working. The error message is get-vm: the term 'get-vm' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, ...
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Hyper-V Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have been trying to use Windows Phone Emulator and it complains that Hyper-V isn't there. Is Hyper-V only available on Pro versions of Windows? I am running Windows 8.1 and I don't see it as a ...
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Creating Virtual Disk in PowerShell / Help Understanding Error

I am trying to setup a new Virtual Disk in Hyper-V Server 2012 r2. Since there is no GUI, I would like to do this using PowerShell. So far I think I have successfully created a new pool from two ...
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How do different virtual machines handle CPU scheduling?

When you give a guest multiple virtual CPUs (vCPU) the virtual machine has to assign them to physical CPUs (pCPU). I'm can't find any info on how most VMs handle this. There are 2 broad categories: ...
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Network Boot Virtual Envirorment Instance

Is there a way I can boot a Hyper-V, VMware, or some sort of other virtual instance from another computer via something like PXE. I'd like to setup a diskless environment running Windows 8. Seeing as ...
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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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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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Access a shared Win 8 folder from server 2012 in Hyper-V?

a preface: I've never used Server 2012 (S2k12) so I'm a total noob with it. I'm running S2k12 in a Hyper-V VM (logged in as admin), and need to access a shared folder on my Win 8 host which has full ...
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How to get the total allocated size of the files inside a folder on Windows

I have a SMB share in which I keep a bunch of dynamic VHD and QCOW2 images used as volumes for virtual machines. This share is supposed to be used by Hyper-V as well as KVM nodes. I'd like to know ...
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8GB Hyper-V host, but guests can't use more than 6GB?

I have a Hyper-V 2012 R2 host with 8GB RAM. My guest VMs have 4096, 1024, and 768 MB of ram. When I try to add a new one with 256MB, it says it can't allocate enough RAM. Is Hyper-V itself really ...
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View free disk space of Hyper-V

Is there any easy way to view Hyper-V's free disk space? I have a Windows 2012 R2 Server that is hosting the Hyper-V manager and I need to know the amount of free disk space. Is there a way to view it ...
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Hyper-V “Mouse input not captured”

I've installed hyper-v on windows 8, downloaded and added virtual machine from ms site "Windows 7 IE 8". But I can't use mouse, see message in bottom of window "Mouse input not captured". ...
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Confused about Hyper-V checkpoints

I use Hyper-V on windows 8.1 to set up test environments. My checkpoint tree looks like this Base +Test1 >Now +Test2 +Test3 Since these are test environments I normally don't want to ...
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Mouse stops working on login screen hyper v

I have downloaded the IE8 windows 7 test vmc and have got it loaded onto Hyper-v using the instructions I found here: http://encodo.com/en/blogs.php?entry_id=240 However, when I get to the login ...
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Unbuntu, Hyper-V, and Remote Desktop: strange behavior

This question got kicked off of stackoverflow, and they suggested I might have better luck here. I'm trying to learn Ruby on Rails and fighting with the environment is proving to be a challenge. ...
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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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Ethernet not working after PC start in Windows 8.1

Recently I installed Windows 8.1 x64 on my PC. Then I enabled Hyper-V in Windows and created a new external virtual switch. I have the latest LAN driver installed (my ethernet controller is Intel ...
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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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Why is there a Snapshot maximum on VM's using Hyper V?

Hyper-V has a 50 snapshots max on a VM, I'm curios why. Requirements and Limits for Virtual Machines and Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012R2 Snapshots 50 - The actual number may be lower, ...
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Connect to a Microsoft VDI Pool from Linux

I have been searching for several hours now and haven't found any solutions nor an authoritative voice to say that what I want will not work...But I currently have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V/VDI ...
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How to access internet from HYPER-V guest machine which uses IPv6 Only?

I have Windows Server 2012 installed in my laptop with Hyper-V activated. I have a wireless network interface with which I can connect to the Internet from the physical machine as well has the ...
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Strange DNS makes bogus addresses reach my internet providers IIS server

When I type an address that doesn't exist in web-browser "aidjaoihahg" and press enter I come to my Internet Providers IIS server. It is an IIS 8 default website with IIS8 logo etc. ...
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Is there a PowerShell cmdlet to enable Hyper-V “Enhanced Session Mode Policy”?

I am running Hyper-V on a Windows Server 2012 R2 system, which is getting staged via SCCM. Now I am wondering if there is a way to enable enhanced session mode policy using powershell. Unfortunately i ...