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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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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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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Uninstalling HyperV from Windows 8

Let me be the first to say that I love that my copy of Win8 Pro comes automatically installed with HyperV. Unfortunately, I use Workstation instead and have been unable to figure out how to uninstall ...
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Windows 8.1 Hyper-V guests cannot access Internet

I've set up several Linux VMs using Windows 8.1 Pro's Hyper-V feature. This was working fine yesterday. Shortly after installing a new VM, I noticed that it could not access the Internet. This was ...
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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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How can we determine who, if anyone, is logged into a Windows Server 2008 server?

We are running multiple (currently four) virtual Windows Server 2008 servers. In order to shut down those servers from a central point, we would like to know if all remote sessions to those machines ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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 [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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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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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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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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Windows 7 virtual machine blue screen of death under Windows 8 Hyper V

I currently have Windows 7 64 bit as my primary OS. I also have Win 8 64 bit pro on a different partition. My intention is to create a virtual machine of my Windows 7, so that I can access it from ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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How to share share internet connection to Hyper-V guest in Windows 8?

I have a Windows 8 machine with Hyper-V and I want to configure an internet connection on my guest system. The requirement is that the guest must have exactly the same IP and MAC addresses as the ...
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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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How do I get Windows Media Center and Hyper-v running concurrently (on a windows 8 host OS)?

I have a AMD Radeon HD 3200 based motherboard which I have used as a media center for the last 3-4 years. I am using the on board graphics (driver version 8.970.100.0) and windows 8 x64 but also ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Two Network Adapters on Hyper-V Host - Best way to configure?

I have two physical network adapters installed in my Hyper-V host. I want one to be dedicated to the host, and the other to provide external network services to the VMs. Would the appropriate ...
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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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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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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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Can't start the Windows Phone Emulator

When I try run/debug an app in the emulator I get this error: And in Visual Studio's Error List console it simply says: 0x80131500 I haven't worked on this project for about a week, but it was ...