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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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Hyper-V Won't Enable in Windows 8

So, I'm trying to develop an app for WP8, however I can't seem to make the emulator run... Why? Hyper-V won't enable! I'm using a AMD FDX 8350 processor in a 970A-UD3 Gigabyte motherboard. Here ...
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Windows 8 Hyper-V - how to give VM internet access?

I've got Windows 8 Pro on my home machine. I want to have a Windows 7 Professional VM running under Hyper-V, and I want the VM to have full internet access. My physical machine has a wireless network ...
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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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Hyper-V: NAT Port Forwarding [closed]

I rented one dedicated server (Win Server 2012) with one adapter/static IP address. I want to install Hyper-V and guest OS (Win also), that can expose some of its services to the internet. For ...
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New laptop crashes with bug check after hibernate

About once a week my laptop crashes with a bugcheck 9F when restoring from hibernate. I have examined the dumps with windbg and they all seem related to hyper-V The FAULTING_MODULE is always ...
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Hyper-V causes boot loop/failure on a non-Gigabyte Win8 Pro system

Hardware: Intel i7 2600K (not overclocked, SLAT compatible, virt. features enabled in bios) Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z (Z68) 16Gb RAM 256Gb SSD Other non-trivial working parts Adding Hyper-V is ...
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get-vm - wasn't recognized as name of cmdlet

We are trying to write a powershell script to start/stop our vm's, but the get-vm command isn't working. The error message is get-vm: the term 'get-vm' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, ...
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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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Creating Virtual Disk in PowerShell / Help Understanding Error

I am trying to setup a new Virtual Disk in Hyper-V Server 2012 r2. Since there is no GUI, I would like to do this using PowerShell. So far I think I have successfully created a new pool from two ...
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Hyper-V Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have been trying to use Windows Phone Emulator and it complains that Hyper-V isn't there. Is Hyper-V only available on Pro versions of Windows? I am running Windows 8.1 and I don't see it as a ...
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View free disk space of Hyper-V

Is there any easy way to view Hyper-V's free disk space? I have a Windows 2012 R2 Server that is hosting the Hyper-V manager and I need to know the amount of free disk space. Is there a way to view it ...
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Network Boot Virtual Envirorment Instance

Is there a way I can boot a Hyper-V, VMware, or some sort of other virtual instance from another computer via something like PXE. I'd like to setup a diskless environment running Windows 8. Seeing as ...
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Access a shared Win 8 folder from server 2012 in Hyper-V?

a preface: I've never used Server 2012 (S2k12) so I'm a total noob with it. I'm running S2k12 in a Hyper-V VM (logged in as admin), and need to access a shared folder on my Win 8 host which has full ...
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How to get the total allocated size of the files inside a folder on Windows

I have a SMB share in which I keep a bunch of dynamic VHD and QCOW2 images used as volumes for virtual machines. This share is supposed to be used by Hyper-V as well as KVM nodes. I'd like to know ...
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8GB Hyper-V host, but guests can't use more than 6GB?

I have a Hyper-V 2012 R2 host with 8GB RAM. My guest VMs have 4096, 1024, and 768 MB of ram. When I try to add a new one with 256MB, it says it can't allocate enough RAM. Is Hyper-V itself really ...
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Confused about Hyper-V checkpoints

I use Hyper-V on windows 8.1 to set up test environments. My checkpoint tree looks like this Base +Test1 >Now +Test2 +Test3 Since these are test environments I normally don't want to ...
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Is it possible to configure multiple floppy drives in Hyper-v?

I need to test something in a hyper-v instance where two floppy drives need to be present. I can configure the existing one to a .vfd. But I need to replicate a machine that has two floppy drives. I ...
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Mouse stops working on login screen hyper v

I have downloaded the IE8 windows 7 test vmc and have got it loaded onto Hyper-v using the instructions I found here: http://encodo.com/en/blogs.php?entry_id=240 However, when I get to the login ...
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Ethernet not working after PC start in Windows 8.1

Recently I installed Windows 8.1 x64 on my PC. Then I enabled Hyper-V in Windows and created a new external virtual switch. I have the latest LAN driver installed (my ethernet controller is Intel ...
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Unbuntu, Hyper-V, and Remote Desktop: strange behavior

This question got kicked off of stackoverflow, and they suggested I might have better luck here. I'm trying to learn Ruby on Rails and fighting with the environment is proving to be a challenge. ...
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Can't run Hyper-V after changing to SSD

I swapped out my HDD for a Samsung 840 EVO SSD, and migrated my OS using Samsung's Data Migration Program. I had Visual Studio 2013 installed with the Windows Phone SDK 8.0, and I was able to run all ...