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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Is physical NIC being recognized or is what I'm seeing a virtual NIC?

I'm running Hyper-V 2008R2 server. Everything was working fine until I decided to change the connection type from Internal Only to External. I mention this, so when I tell you the problem you don't ...
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Virtualization for reasonable video performance

I have recently built a new machine which I intend to use for gaming more than anything. To help keep the machine as clean as possible, I want to have a virtual machine running off a USB3 hard drive ...
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is it possible to clone or export a VM from a hyper-v cloud?

I would like to know how I can get a clone of a machine that we have in our cloud? We are running hyper-v and are using microsoft virtual machine manager console as a client to manage our virtual ...
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ubuntu on hyper-v gets smbus uninitialized error

when I try to run Ubuntu on Hyper-V virtual machine, it gives me this error and doesn't let me continue: piix4_smbus 0000:00:07.0: SMBus base address uninitialized - upgrade BIOS or use ...
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Install Hyper-V on Windows 8 PRO

I've tried to install Hyper-v platform component on my Windows 8 Pro. I got no message about anything going wrong. Just after "need restart" i got 30% progress done, then sudden restart again and ...
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Can't access the default gateway from my VMs using Hyper-V on a W8 Pro ASUS N76V

I just purchased a ASUS Notebook N76V. I first upgraded the OS to W8 Pro. I activated the Hyper-V feature. Everything runs fine. I can create virtual switches / Import VMs / Create new VMs / Boot my ...
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How to disable HyperV in Windows 2012 Datacenter

I'm needing to install VMWare inside of an Azure instance running Win2k12 Datacenter edition. Under Control Panel -> Server Manager -> Remove Roles, it tells me Hyper-V is not installed, so I'm not ...
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What PowerShell command would you use to create a Hyper-V virtual machine?

‍23. What PowerShell command would you use to create a Hyper-V virtual machine? New-VM -Name "VM Name" -MemoryStartupBytes <memory> -NewVHDSizeBytes <disk size> New-VM -Name "VM Name" ...
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Error starting virtual machine inside hyper-v running inside virtualbox running on windows 7 64bit

I have Windows 7 64 machine and have installed VirtualBox on it. I have enabled all the virtualization options in BIOS. I have created Hyper-V virtual machine and installed Stand-Alone version ...
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Is it possible to run ADB on multiple devices using Hyper-V?

What I would like to do is use Hyper-V to set up N number of VM's, each one being used to run a different set of tests on a different Android device. It seems like Hyper-V doesn't accept the input of ...
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VMware Printing vs Hyper-V Printing

In VMware once you connect to your virtual machine, you can access the printers from your host machine. This is a very nice feature, you don't have to setup the printer for your virtual machine. I was ...
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Running a VPN connection inside a Hyper-V VM on Windows 8, irregular issues

So im running Windows 8 Enterprise x64 on a computer here with the Hyper-V role installed and i want to use this to VPN to work in order to access some server etc, and avoid dropping my connection on ...
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Replace Hyper-V Virtual Disk

Some updates crashed my hyper-v virtual machine. The good news is I created a copy of the vhd file yesterday, will have to reinstall programs, but at least I won't have to start all over. I deleted ...
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Some VM's can Ping a Server, but other VM's can't

We have a collection of VM's, each one is hosted on Server1, all of them need to be able to connect to/ping Server2. VM1 can ping Serevr2 VM2 can ping Server2 VM3 cant ping Server2 VM4 cant ping ...
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Hyper-V Network Adapter

I have a setup a Hyper-V VM on my server. I have the NIC setup in Hyper-V manager. I also have the my VM settings pointing to my NIC. I can't access the Internet. Here is a picture of my Hyper-V ...
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Windows 8 change DNS settings after installing Hyper-V

I wanted to change the DNS settings of my PC, so I opened 'network and sharing center' and clicked 'change adapter settings'. But to my surprise the properties window looks like this: Usually ...
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The operation is not allowed in the current state. (0xC0350008) [closed]

I'm running Windows Server 2012 Date Center edition to host some hyper-V machines. After I restart my physical server and start virtual machine, I see the error [Window Title] Hyper-V Manager [Main ...
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How can I configure my Server 2012 Hyper-V lab setup with NAT?

I am attempting to create a lab using Windows Server 2012 (GUI) with Hyper-V on my laptop. I am trying to figure out how to create an "Internal" network with NAT through the adapter on the physical ...
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Run .vhd virtual machine on Windows 8 Pro

How do I run a .vhd file on Windows 8 Pro? Which is better, VMware or Hyper-V? I prefer a free solution if it exists.
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Hyper-V under ESXi - effectivity and performance

Is Hyper-V under ESXi stable and effective to HW performace? I want to have primary Windows Server 2012 with services in Hyper-V like Exchange, and other OS under ESXi like Linux. Is this good way or ...
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Virtualise my Reliance 3G dongle under Hyper-V

I mostly connect to the Internet with a Reliance 3G dongle with these specifications: This is how it looks in network adapters when connected. The problem: I want to virtualise this in Hyper-V ...
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Can the Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 (standalone) run VDI? (Which needs an AD)

I have not used the standalone (and free) product, Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012. Initially I thought this was the installer for Hyper-V on an existing Windows box, but as I understand it, it's a ...
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Deploy Windows XP Hyper-V VM to Azure?

Is it now possible to deploy a Windows XP VM to Azure? I know before everything had to be based on Windows Server, but now, since you can also deploy Linux, shouldn't it be possible to deploy XP too? ...
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Use vhdx backup file as Virtual Machine in Hyper-V

I have a Windows 8 machine which I backed-up using the Control Panel -> Windows 7 File Recovery -> Create System Image. This produces a folder with a lot of .xml and a 2 .vhdx files. Is it possible to ...
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One static IP for each host in Hyper-V

I have dedicated server with Hyper-V server on it. I am creating a 9 guest OS on this server. And they all have to be a different static ip addresses. But there is a problem. This guests are going ...
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incoming RDP-port in Hyper-V VM

I have server(host-OS is WinServer2012) with Hyper-V and several VM in it. Each VM has static IP and different RDP port (configured: in VM I ran regedit, changed ...
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Removing hyper-v and then installing again

I have Windows 8 machine with Hyper-V enabled. I have a few VMs with SharePoint installed. I want to install VMWare but it won't allow me to since Hyper-V is enabled on this machine. So I want to ...
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Why a guest OS must be “supported” by Hyper-V?

Back when I was running some old Virtual PC, I thought that it only emulates some basic processor, like pentium, common hardware, like cirrus logic or other gfx card, common serial port and so on. All ...
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Converting offline Windows 8 to VHD for Hyper-V (p2v)

here's my current config: I have an offline SSD with a single ~240Gb partition that was running in my old laptop. I no longer have access to the laptop. I have a new eSata enclosure and would like ...
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Can I remote manage a Hyper-V Server that's running on Windows 8?

I have a Hyper-V Server running on a Windows 8 machine (machine A). I have another Windows 8 laptop (machine B) that has Hyper-V Management GUI installed . Now when I connect Hyper-V Server from ...
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How do I get my Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V VM hosted on Win 8 to use Integration Services?

I'm unable to get my Server 2012 Hyper-V VM to work seamlessly in Win 8. I have a Windows 7 VM that integrates nicely with the host OS. The mouse works as I would expect and I'm able to connect to ...
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Create local network with Virtual Machine on remote Hyper-V Server

I try to describe situation as well as I can. I have a dedicated server on http://www.hetzner.de/ I've installed there Windows Server 2012 set up Hyper-V role created new virtual machine with ...
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cannot start virtual machine windows 8 hyper-v laptop i5

I recently bought an Asus laptop equipped with i5-3317u 1.70GHz and Windows 8. Upgraded to Windows 8 Pro and added the hyper-v feature. Creating a VM goes OK but trying to start it, it fails with a ...
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Why is my virtual machine's screen resolution so small?

I just started using Hyper-V, which comes with windows 8. I created a VM with windows 7. It works fine, even if a bit slow, but I can't get the screen resolution higher than 1152 by 768 even though ...
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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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Is Hyper-V server suitable as a desktop testbench?

At the moment, we are running a test bench with several desktop computers that are reimaged every time we need to test on a different operation system. Also because different versions of our software ...
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Error 80004005 when trying to uninstall Hyper-V on Windows 8 [closed]

So I'm pretty sure that there's no easy answer to this one but I'll give it a shot anyways. I installed Hyper-V the other day and now that I'm trying to use it, the MMC snap-in won't even load. So I ...
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How to config VS 2012 IIS-express to listen requests from an OS installed on Microsoft Hyper-V?

I'm not sure if I should ask this question here or not. However... I'm using Windows 8 with VS 2012 and IIS-express 8 that is installed via VS. I mean when I was installing VS, it installed IIS and ...
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I have overwrited Win 7 OS by installing Hyper-V Server, how do I restore my PC to Win 7 again?

I was trying to install Hyper-V Server 2008 on my PC which already had installed Win 7 and what happend is that I have somehow overwrited Win 7 and now when I turn on my PC, Hyper-V Server 2008 starts ...
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Windows 8 Hyper-V Guest VM Internet Access

I'm running Windows 8 Pro, and I've enabled Hyper-V in order to run a few Windows virtual machines on my workstation. For the guest VMs, I'd like them to be able to have access to network resources ...
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Using Linux workstations to remote into Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 Windows 7 VM

I am trying to help out a very small business with a cost effective solution, but where users have to remote into their Windows 7 VM to do work so they do not save anything on the local Linux physical ...
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Assign processors to Hyper V host machine optimally [closed]

We have a Intel Core i7-3632QM CPU (4 Cores, 8 Threads, 8 Symbols in device manager) on a host machine with Windows 8. We have a single Hyper V virtual machine with Windows Server 2012. How do we ...
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How to connect guest Ubuntu 12.10 server in Hyper-V to my network on the host machine?

I'm using Windows 8 Pro with Hyper-V 6.2 I successfully installed Ubuntu 12.10 server into the Hyper-V, but until now way I'm not able to connect it to my network. I created internal and external ...
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SQL Server Continues to Swap RAM After Using a Virtual Machine

I have a dev computer running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise and SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, with 8GB of RAM. As I write code and use the database, SQL Server will use more-and-more RAM (which ...
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Windows 8, Hyper-V, Wireless and Remote Desktop

I've got a Win8 Pro machine and I've got Hyper-V set up with a Win7 VM. The Win8 host has a wireless NIC and I didn't have difficulty getting the VM to have internet access using an external Virtual ...
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Cannot install Hyper-V on Windows 8

I can't start a VM (any) on my Win 8 laptop. I tried re-installation of hyper-v with no success (uninstalled Hyper-V and checked with VMWare Player and it works, so it's not a hardware issue, I ...
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Hyper-V - RDP into guest that is VPN'ed into inaccesible network (or set custom resolution in VM Connection)

I have a local Win8 Hyper-V guest running XP that I use to VPN into a network that is completely isolated from the internet. The guest and the host share the same network adapter through a "external ...
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VPN Connection don't have access to remote access to VM's

my problem is: Within the LAN have remote access virtual machines, including the VM's (xx1.11 and xx1.26). Working through vpn in remote location, have access to the entire LAN, have remote access to ...
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Hyper-V featuers missing, moving from virtual pc

I use an instance of xp in virtual pc for some development tasks (old vb6 stuff etc). Now I'm in win 8 and setup hyper-v for this, and booted up my old vhd's in it. I've noticed right off that ...
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How to hide from a program that it is running on a virtual machine?

Some software contains tests to see if they are running on a virtual machine. It's very unpleasant to see alert messages such as "Sorry, this application cannot run under a Virtual Machine." and have ...