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 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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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 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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Hard disk of a Virtual XP/Ubuntu under Hyper-V wont reduce its size even when i delete or empty Recycle Bin files?

i am running Hyper-V on Windows 8, with few Virtual machines like XP,Ubuntu, etc.. i have set hard drive to be on demand, so it's starting small. Now i have downloaded few files on my Virtual XP, i ...
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Share directory on Windows Hyper-V Host with Ubuntu VM

Just installed Hyper-V on Windows 8 and Guest OS Ubuntu 12.04. Coming from VirtualBox, I am looking for best method for sharing a Directory on Host/Windows with Guest Ubuntu. I read this: ...
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Windows 8 on Hyper-V (2008R2/2012) with Remote-FX?

Where can I found the driver ? The integration services disk (vmguest.iso) not support Windows 8, but there are two unknown devices on devices manager, and only Microsoft Basic Display Adapter....
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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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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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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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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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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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Windows 8 Hyper-V fails to boot Windows XP ISO

So I recently installed Windows 8 Professional on my computer and today I enabled Hyper-V with the intention of creating a Windows XP virtual machine. I created the virtual machine with standard ...
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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 it possible to use Hyper-V to virtualize local developer machines?

My job requires few local VMs for development. Right now I am trying to use Hyper-V on Windows 2008 R2. Main problem is connection to it. Native connection is fast, but quite restrictive. You cannot ...
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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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Ubuntu not connecting to network in Hyper-V

I am unable to connect the Ubuntu guest (both 12.10 and 12.04) to the internet via hyper-V. Here is what I have done so far (with much thanks due to @Kronos's blog post on the topic): Created a ...
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What anti-virus works best with microsoft hyper-v

I'm trying to install anti-virus on a server running hyper-v with 3 virtual machines. I've tried one which (shall remain nameless) deleted(!) 2 of the VM's (luckily not the virtual hard disks though) ...
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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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Will enabling Hyper-V on Windows 8 impact GPU performance?

I am vaguely aware that when you enable the Hyper-V feature on Windows 8 it somehow affects the host operating system itself, is that right? So if I've got a PC with an nVidia GTX770 and I enable ...
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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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Windows 8 Hyper-V Client Backup Solution

I am planning to create a server environment consisting of 1 hardware pc running Windows 8. On that Windows 8 machine I run 2 VM server one running linux the other is running windows 7. Is there a ...
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Backing up Windows 8 Client Hyper-V Machine(s)?

I'm running at least one VM using Hyper-V in Windows 8 Pro, and I'd like to back it up while it's still running. Windows Server 2012 handles this great with the built-in "Windows Server Backup" ...
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Why “Hyper-V Platform” feature is disabled?

I tried to enable Hyper-v feature in Windows 8 Pro, but "Hyper-V Platform feature is Disabled" ... I get this message: hyper-v cannot be installed the processor does not have required ...
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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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Hyper-V Virtualisation Disabled in Firmware

I'm on windows 8 and i've been trying to use hyper-v to set-up a virtual machine. When I go into the "Turn Windows Features On or Off" the box to select Hyper-V platform, it is grayed out and when I ...
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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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How can I tell if my Intel Core CPU supports SLAT? [closed]

I am planning to create Windows Phone 8 applications, which are developed alongside Hyper-V. However, my current Core 2 Quad doesn't support a required feature called SLAT. How can I be sure the ...
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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 ...
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Hyper-V: Microsoft Virtual Machine Bus Video Device

Hyper-V uses the Microsoft Virtual Machine Bus Video Device as your default video driver. This is okay, but the only issue that I have with it is that the color setting is 16 bit and not 32 bit. I ...
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Hyper-V Server Backup [closed]

I have a VM installed in Hyper-V on my server. I run Windows Server Backups everyday. I use the full bare metal option for server backup. I am guessing that if my VM ever crashed I could restore it ...
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virtual machine with dedicated GPU - is it possible? Private GPU Cloud

This is also referred to as cloud GPU. I want to build a VM host (VMware or windows - or other?) that will have 8 GPU's on it, and the VM clients will be able to use the GPU's as needed. It can ...
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Hyper-V Virtual Machine Suspending on Host Shutdown (Integration Services Installed)

I'm trying to get a VM time synced with a 64-Bit Windows 8 host upon host shutdown and startup. Linux Integration Services is installed on the virtual machine and all integration services are enabled ...
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CPU usage in virtual machines

I have a host machine with 1 logical processor running at 2.0GHz with 2 VMs running. Each VM is running at 100 % utilization (according to Task manager inside the VM). I realize this "100%" is not ...
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Is is possible to let a shutdown script execute before services get terminated?

I am currently trying to build a shutdown script for a windows server 2012 which will perform a planned failover to my replica server when the primary shuts down. My problem is that the shutdown ...
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How do I direct inbound network traffic to a specific internal IP based on the requested hostname? (Win 2012)

This may be fairly basic, so if it seems so please don't overthink it! My Setup Home server running Hyper-V with VMs for IIS, MSSQL, and others Residential connection with potentially shifting IP, ...
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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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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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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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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 ...