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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Can I run VMs in hyper V on a VHD Native booted Windows server 2012 R2 server

I have installed Windows server 2012 R2 in VHDX virtual disk and is using native VHD boot to boot up the server, I have installed the hyper v role in it. But upon on creating VMs it gives an error ...
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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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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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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 ...