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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Start VM when opening Hyper-V Machine Connection

I have a VM in Hyper-V, which I launch using a shortcut I created on my taskbar: C:\Windows\System32\vmconnect.exe localhost MyVMsName what I would like now, is for the VM to start automatically ...
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starting service on hyper-v manager yield 100% disk usage [duplicate]

Whenever I start the Hyper-v manager in Windows 8 and start the service, my hard drive stays pegged at 100% usage all the time. I have 32 GB RAM using a T3600 Dell Workstation. If I turn the Hyper-v ...
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Windows 8 running Hyper V containing Windows XP with no connectivity

I've followed all the steps for setting up a VM and did it correctly. The VM started, i installed windows and added a virtual switch(external) with the virtual switch manager. I then added a legacy ...
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Does enabling Hyper-V on Windows 8.1 slow down the system?

From what I can tell when you enable HyperV in Windows 8.1, everything (including the host machine) becomes a virtual machine. Sure, the host machine has more privileges but it's still just a virtual ...
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How to enable Hyper-V in Windows 8

I've got a Windows 8 (not .1, not Pro; OEM with a Lenovo Z580 laptop), which I want to use for WP8 development. I've read this and this, and a few more articles. I have enabled in BIOS what looks ...
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Server 2012 Hyper V & Virtual Hosted Network

I'm running Server 2012 R2 on a machine with a cabled ethernet connection as well as a Wireless network card. I have Hyper-V installed and the Virtual Network Switch is set up on the Cabled ...
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Can I use Hyper-V on Windows XP?

Through circumstances outside of my control, I am currently having to use Windows XP, on a machine with a current generation i5 processor, which obviously supports hyper-v. Is there any way to make ...
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How to install Remote Desktop Virtualization Host role service in Hyper-V 2012 R2

I am using the free Hyper-V 2012 R2. I am trying to add RemoteFX 3D Video Adapter to one of my VMs. I have installed a dedicated GPU for this. However when I go to "add hardware" I get the error: ...
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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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Switch off Hyper-V without disable functionality in Windows 8.1

Since I must use also VMWare I need to temporarily turn off Hyper-V In Windows 8 I used bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype off to disable hypervisor, and: bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype on to ...
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How to enable battery indicator in HyperV guest OS?

I am running Hyper-V on my laptop, and I work in a virtual machine most of the time. How do I enable the Windows battery indicator inside my guest OS?
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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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SSD not intended for server use?

I bought 2x Kingston HyperX 3K SSD to use as RAID of a Hyper-V Server 2012 R2-install. When I look at the box it says "This SSD is designed for use in desktop and notebook computer workloads and is ...
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Can Windows 2012 Hyper-V simplify backups?

I'm just setting up a Windows 2012 server. In the past, I've always installed and run all services on "bare hardware", but am looking at hyper-v. I've used virtualization with things like MSVPC and ...
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How to connect to a local hyper-v virtual machine via SSH?

What I have: Windows 8.1 professional edition What I want? To simulate a circumstance: connect a remote Linux system using SSH. What I do: Install CentOS 6.4 x64 under the built-in Hyper-v. It works ...
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How do I mount vhd disk to Ubuntu (Hyper-V)?

I use windows server 2008r2 with role Hyper-V. The guest system is Ubuntu 12.04 LTC. It is situated on the dynamic virtual hard disk VHD1. I add another VHD2 disk as SCSI. Now I want to mount this ...
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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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Convert Linux box to Hyper-V VM — disk2vhd fails

We've got a RHES machine that uses a single disk. Not being a Linux guy, I can only tell you that when the disk is inspected within WinPE, I see a 112MB partition (with no volume), and a 499.9GB ...
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Shared folders between a Windows 8 host and a Debian 7 guest. How is this possible with Hyper-V?

First off, I am not a professional network or system administrator. I am a software developer, wanting to set up my little developement environment on my new notebook. I am trying to use Hyper-V for ...
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What is the most suitable way to copy text between host Windows and guest Ubuntu?

I use windows server 2008r2 with role Hyper-V. The guest system is Ubuntu 12.04 LTC. There is local network between Ubuntu and other machines. Sometimes I need copy-paste text between OS windows ...
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Accessing USB from my VM in Hyper-V

I've got a Windows Server 2012 box running and today I installed Ubuntu. But from Ubuntu I need access to the USB key I physically inserted in to the Win2k12 server, how can I do this? My Google ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Hyper V install messes with RDP

I installed windows 2008 server and installed all my roles only to find that Windows machines were having problems with RDP. I could use the microsoft app for ipad and android to connect but not using ...
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SSH access to VM on windows 8 hyper-v

I'm currently attending University and prefer a Linux environment to do much of my work, but all I have is a ThinkPad running Windows 8 Pro. Cygwin is nice, but it leaves me missing things like ...
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Virtualization options with a non SLAT CPU

I am working on a machine with an older Intel CPU (core 2 duo 2.4 GHz E6600) that doesn't have SLAT and does not support Hyper-V. It is running Windows 8.1 (64 bit) with 4GBs of ram. What software ...
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Export failing when I try to export from HyperV on Windows 8.1

I right click on a Virtual Machine and click export, select a path and then I get this error: [Window Title] Hyper-V Manager [Main Instruction] An error occurred while attempting to export the ...
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How to route HyperV VMs traffic through host VPN

I'm using Windows 8.1 Pro with HyperV. I have several VMs for development, all of them connected with host via Internal adapter using network addresses: 192.168.10.0/24 Where: 192.168.10.1 ...
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Hyper-V can't connect from host to guest via RDC

As the title describes I would like to connect via Remote Desktop Connection to my VM. I want to use it as a Dev-machine and therefore would like to work full screen, as far as I understand RDC is the ...
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Using Hyper-V on bitlocker to go volume

I configured "bitlocker to go" on a volume in external HDD(USB3), and I stored my VM's vhd in that volume. Although I enabled auto-unlock on the volume, Hyper-V fails to access the vhds. Hypver-V ...
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How do I enable scrolling with mouse wheel in Ubuntu 12.10 running in Win 8 Hyper-V?

I created a virtual machine with Ubuntu 12.10 on it in Hyper-V on Windows 8. I have a Logitech mouse with a scroll wheel that works fine when I'm not in the virtual machine. Is there a way to enable ...
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Domain joined VM+ snapshotting

I have been using a Win 8 Hyper V VM with snapshots to test some applications I am writing in fresh environments (to ensure that it works in a non dev environment,etc) The way I use it is that I ...
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WLAN adapter on Ubuntu Server inside Hyper-V

I need to set up an Ubuntu server as a router. However we need to make it wireless and wired. I need a WLAN adapter for the wireless part of the router. I get my Internet connection on my server ...
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Server 2012 - Hyper V Manager, RemoteFX missing From Hardware List

I've installed Remote Desktop Services and Hyper-V on a server running Windows Server 2012. The Hyper-V settings are showing my GPU as selected for use with RemoteFX as below However when I go to ...
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share internet with guest in mac-filtered lan with static ip addresses

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts installed in an hyper-V virtual machine, and I want that it can connect to the Internet. I'm in a lan with mac-filtering and which gives static ip addresses. What do I have ...
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Windows 8.1 Professional Hyper-V - can I create my own linux VM through it?

I have a Windows 8.1 Professional desktop, and would like to have a Linux Mint VM on it so I can do some opensource web development work. I've tried VirtualBox, but it's giving me an IO error during ...
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Remote desktop hyper-v right click issue

I have a remote virtual server running on hyper-v. There right click is not working. Initially it started working fine, but after a while i'm facing the following issues * if i click the right mouse ...
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Is there a way of getting a Hyper-V Virtual Machine Connection session to be truly full screen?

When I connect to a machine from Hyper-V Manager I get a lovely window to work in, but when I switch it to 'full screen mode' I, rather disappointingly, don't get a larger desktop just a big window ...
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Providing a Hyper-V virtual machine access to USB devices

I have Backtrack hosted on a Hyper-V virtual machine, and I want to give it access to my USB WiFi dongle, not just access to the network, but actually access to the hardware itself so I can scan for ...
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No internet access when using static IP

I have just upgraded to Windows 8.1, and after the upgrade process is finished, I can't connect to internet. I tried running the "Troubleshoot problems": It concluded that DHCP needs to be ...
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Bridging Networks on Win 8 gives an unexpected error

I was playing around a bit with Hyper-V networking and my network adapters. For some reason all settings of my fysical network adapters (Ethernet and WiFi) disappeared after removing a bridge. Now I ...
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Hyper-V networking nested within esxi host

Setup: Esxi 5.1 host running: Windows Server 2008 data center VM with Hyper-V role Windows Server 2008 R2 standard 64bit VM hosted by hyper-V Problem: I'm trying to get network connectivity ...
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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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Hyper-V secondary network routing

Here is my scenario: Hyper-V host 1 network 1 (192.168.1.0) LAN network 2 (192.168.5.0) Replication LAN Hyper-V host 2 network 1 (192.168.1.0) LAN network 2 (192.168.5.0) Replication LAN Idea ...
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Simple networking: Hyper-V Internal Virtual Switch on Windows 8.1

I am running Windows 8.1. I have downloaded Windows Vista VM for IE7 testing from http://modern.ie I also have VirtualBox installed to use with vagrant. Since Hyper-V is not yet supported by vagrant. ...
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How to set static IP address on Window 8.1 Host with Hyper-V and Single network adapter

I have a Windows 8.1 Pro machine (not preview). In order to do Windows Phone 8 development, the emulators have to use the Hyper-V engine to run. When Hyper-V was installed it changed my network ...
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Virtual lab hardware and HDDs

I have a bulk of HDDs (10) and i want to build virtual lab on Hyper-V.I have gigabyte motherboard on Z77 chipset with 4 sata2 and 2 sata3 ports, and intel build-in RAID controller. Now I am looking ...
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Mount UFD to a VHD or an iso

Can I mount a live folder or a Removable USB drive as an iso or a VHD and present it to a Hyper-V VM to as a bootable device? Is there any way to boot a Hyper-V VM off a Removable bootable USB device ...
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Hyper-v on windows 8 core/basic

I am looking for a way to install Hyper-v on windows 8 core. It should be possible if pro that supports hyper-v built on core. There should be some upgrade package or hack that enables it? Or if i ...
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Enabling Hyper-V in Windows 8

I've been following the guide linked below to enable Hyper-V in Windows 8 so that I can try out a few Linux distros without having to mess around with my UEFI bootloader on my machine, however, this ...
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Benchmarking: VM vs. Bare-Metal

I have setup a test machine running Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V role installed. There is one Windows Server 2012 VM running on top of that. This VM is the same server image that is also running ...
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Access Hyper-V guest with no network access

I am currently running a VM on VMWare which needs to connect to a customer VPN which disables all other network adapters when it is active. Using VMWare, I can connect using it's built in VNC Server ...