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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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Import ovf and/or vmdk to Hyper-V

I have an OVF and a VMDK file. It was exported from VMWare. How can I import that into a Hyper-V? I do not have access to the VMWare server. I don't have System Center - just Hyper-V Manager. Any ...
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Left mouse click stops working in hyper-v after a minute

I'm having a really weird problem with Hyper-V on Windows 8 Pro, and I can't seem to figure out what's going on. Problem: I created Win8 vm in Hyper-V and booted it up I use vmconnect (right click ...
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Can I run Windows Phone 8 emulator (hyper-v) under an os in virtualbox/vmware?

My computer has Windows 8.1 Single Language, but I need at least Pro to enable Hyper-V. I have a Windows Embedded 8.1 Industrial Pro ISO and a Dreamspark key, but I have all my data on my hard drive ...
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How to remotely connect to a Hyper-V virtual machine

I own a remote machine running Windows Server 2012, I created a virtual machine using Hyper-V, installed Windows 7, is possible remotely connect to this virtual machine? How do I do that? Using some ...
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Why does my Hyper-V suspend all its VMs once a day?

I experience a very strange problem when using Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2. Every day, around 10.30pm, all of my virtual machines become unreachable for a few minutes. I have found out, that ...
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Mixed HyperV and VirtualBox network running across multiple pcs connected by a switch

I have access from time to time to 3 laptops (each of different age/spec) and would like to make use of the resources to setup a network/windows domain (or multiple domains) connecting the laptops to ...
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Windows Server 2003 - DISKPART: The volume you have selected may not be extended

I'm trying to resize a disk on a Windows 2003 server. Via Disk Management I can see one drive (C) and 73.01GB of Unallocated space. This instance is running on Hyper-V. In DISKPART I selected the ...
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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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Converting a VM to Hyper-V, can't get past Windows Activation dialog

Note: this is not the standard "Windows Activation Hell" question where the user gets stuck in a loop. Background: I keep an old VM with XP and Office 2003 on it, to support an elderly couple who ...
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Will an image created from Disk2vhd be usable with regards to certificates and domain membership?

I'm wondering if I create an image using disk2vhd, will it be able to run in hyper v as if it was the actual computer I took the image from? I would like to be able to log onto my domain via my ...
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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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Is there any way to identify if my server is HyperV VM or a physical machine [duplicate]

I want to know is there any way to detect that the current server i am using is physical box or Hyper V Virtual machine. Is there any thing in windows that could tell me about it? Any setting, ...
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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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Ubuntu on Hyper-V vs Virtualbox

I currently run Lubuntu inside Virtualbox on top of OSX (an iMac). For my purposes (Linux software development), this works fine. Recently, I have been considering getting a Win8 Pro box. If I want ...
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Running OpenGL Apps on Android x86 4.4 R1 in virtual machine

I want to use Android x86 on a virtual machine on Windows 8.1 Pro, but I have Problems with OpenGl. I use the news Android Version (x86 4.4-r1) but I had also tried RC2. Android x86 is always ...
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Why do I need to install RSAT on Windows 8.1 for accessing Hyper-V Server 2012 R2?

Since Windows 8.1 has Hyper-V Platform and Hyper-V Manager built in to it, if I just enable the Hyper-V Manager on my Windows 8.1 client machine I should be able to access the standalone Hyper-V ...
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Kubuntu guest on Windows 8.1 Hyper-V won't shut down completely

I've got a Windows 8.1 Professional laptop with Hyper-V installed, and a Kubuntu 14.04 Desktop VM. When I shutdown the Kubuntu VM, most of the time it gets to the logo screen, and just sits there. ...
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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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Hyper v not working. Hardware virtualization disabled at bios level

I have an Intel i5 460M processor and it does have EPT. I tried the check slat tool and it says that hard virtualization is disabled at bios level but i enabled it already. coreinfo gives me a ...