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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Installing Hyper-V server on same partition as OS (windows 7)

I need to do multiple Internet Explorer version testing and one of suggestions is to install Modern.IE. To do this one needs visualization running. I have downloaded Remote Server Administration Tools ...
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Hyper-v : Cant ping physical network after creating Virtual switch

I have a server with 4 nics running Server 2012 R2. I have created a nic team containing all 4 adaptors. I have then installed Hyper-V server. It has 2 Server 2012 R2 servers on it as VMs. I have ...
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Need to reduce disk space used by Hyper-V virtual machine. Any ways to do this?

My Hyper-V server runs on Windows 8.1 Pro. There is a virtual machine I'm running, that's so important to me that I've taken about 8 snapshots. It is about to exceed the disk space on a 240 GB SSD ...
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Internet stopped working on Guest OS on Hyper-V

I have Windows 8.1 machine on which I have installed Windows 2012 as guest OS using Hyper-V. Internet was working fine on Guest OS until I made it a domain controller and now internet doesn't work. ...
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Can i install Hyper-v on a Virtual Machine with Windows Server 2008 or 2012?

I need to install Hyper-V on a Virtual Machine to have different OS to try my programs.My Virtual Machine is Windows Server 2008 R2 but if i need to i could change it to 2012.Could you explane it ...
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No Internet connection on VM

I can't seem to connect to the internet on my VM which is running Windows 8. I followed most of the instructions that I've found on Google or YouTube but it didn't seem to help. I can have a wired or ...
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does turning on virtualization and hyper-v affect cpu bus speed?

I have a computer running windows 8.1 pro with an intel 4690k i5 processor. It has a bus clock at 100 Mhz. When I turn on Hyper-V to use virtual machines, the reported bus speed drops to about 98-99 ...
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Connect Internet to Multiple HyperV VM's

I have 7 VM in HyperV 1 CentOS 4 Ubuntu 2 Win8.1 I want to connect all these VM's to internet. Internet is working on 1 VM only. DHCP is enabled in Virtual Switch advance options. Any help ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 licensing

I have found myself responsible for a small LAN in a lab environment with 5 users, and I am working on trying to recapitalize it for the next few years. I am new to the world of Windows Server and ...
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ESXi 5.5 - Management network with no gateway

I'm setting up a test lab for VMware in Hyper-V. I have 3 vSwitches in Hyper-V: -EXT01 -INT01 -INT02 I've also created a W2K12 VM in Hyper-V which has the following roles installed: -AD/DNS -DHCP -...
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RemoteFX from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10

Is it possible to use RemoteFX if client is Windows 8.1 Pro and virtual machine is Windows 10 Generation 1? I don't see RemoteFX options in Hyper-V Manager or RDC? How I can enable RemoteFX? Can I ...
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Hyper-V port access lists do not allow traffic past gateway

A situation: The local network of 192.168.0.0/16 is split into many subnets, and routers are in place. A Hyper-V hosted virtual machine is located in a 192.168.X.0/24 subnet. The task was given to ...
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Hyper-V install error - Failure configuring windows features, reverting changes

I have a problem with the installation of Hyper-V in the Windows8.1. After selecting the component and reboot - is being installed, which is cut off by 93%. And "Failure configuring windows features, ...
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Enable Audio when connecting to Hyper-V Virtual Machine

I'm running Windows Server 2012 R2 and have two Virtual Machines with on my Hyper-V. One is of Windows 10 and the other is Linux Mint. In both cases I can't get the audio to work because the VMs arent ...
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Using Differencing VHD on Win 7

I was given two VHDs by a service provider, differencing disk D and parent disk P. These VHDs are meant for me to get training and proceed with development in future. The instructions were to use ...
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Is it possible to stop Hyper-V renaming the WiFi connection to “Ethernet”?

Hyper-V needs to do something with the network drivers to allow for a host OS to access the external network. This interferes with the actual network device and renames it to "Ethernet". This is less ...
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Hyper-V alternative in Windows 8.1 Single language

Is there any way to enable or install Hyper-V in licensed Windows 8.1 single language. I have heard it requires Pro Edition of Windows. I want to run windows phone 8.1 emulator in Visual Studio. It ...
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Hyper-V Server not visible from Hyper-V Manager

Through our technet subscription, I have downloaded and installed hyper-V Server 2012 R2. I then have a Windows 8 server running Hyper-V Manager. Both machines indicate that they belong to the "...
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Error while sharing WIFI connection with Hyper V

I'm following the following article Using Your Windows 8 Wireless Connection Inside Hyper-V to share my wifi connection into my Hyper V machine, but during the 11th step when I'm trying to share the ...
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hyper-v services won't start

After revisiting hyper-v on my workstation after nearly a year suddenly it seems that the services aren't running and i can't seem to start them steps i've taken: Checked that virtualization is ...
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VirtualBox on Windows 8.1 - revisited

Back in 2013 I asked this question, and based on the answer, created a new "no hypervisor" boot setting for my new laptop. The problem is, even after booting into a setting with no hypervisor, ...
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Hyper-V: Create virtual network, with LAN access, but without Internet access

I'm pretty paranoid when it comes to Windows 10's "data collecting". But I need to set up a Windows 10 VM on my build machine for development purposes. I basically want to be able to send files to ...
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How to setup a Windows server 2012 R2 (fileserver+DC) machine witch Hyper-V virtual router (pfSense)

I am trying to setup a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine, primarily DC and fileserver roles, in such a way that I would not need an extra router in our network, because I would like to have it inside ...
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How do I install Hyper-V on the Dell X 13 (2015) with Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have checked all the hardware requirements from the BIOS and everything supports Hyper-V on mhy Dell xps 13 (2015). The problem is there is no option in add features.
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Connect to Hyper V running in Windows 8 from a different Windows 8 machine in a homegroup

I have 2 computers with Windows 8.1 Pro in a Homegroup. Computer A has Hyper-V installed with several VM's. Computer B just has the management tools, including Hyper-V Manager. I am trying to ...
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Hyper-V Wireless Bridge Disappears After Sleep

I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro x64 on a MacBook Pro via bootcamp. I've setup a Hyper-V for a Windows Server 2012 R2 VM. For networking I've setup a Hyper-V External Switch to my wifi, which creates a ...
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how to convert vmware to hyperv live without downtime?

Anyone know how to live convert a vmware vm (5.5, vmx3, latest vmtools) to a hyperV format without stopping the source vm? Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 3.0 powers the server down after un ...
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How to install Raspppoe on Win 8.1 (Hyper-V)?

I am trying to install Raspppoe (a PPP over Ethernet implementation for Windows) in Hyper-V. It is unsigned by the manufacturer, so it can't be installed. On a regular PC there is an option to load ...
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Windows 7 no network (Guest) in Hyper-V Win 8.1 (Host)

The following Setup Win 8.1 Pro (Host) Hyper-V VM with Windows 7 SP1 (guest) in Hyper-V -> Virtual Switch to External network and "Allow management ... " checked VM was assigned the virtual switch ....
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How to bring data to Linux, currently it's on Windows machine.. (both Hyper-V guests)

I'm learning my way through couple different things at a time. Linux(no GUI) is new to me, Hyper-V is new to me.. I have 2 VMs. One running Windows Server 2012(WVM), another running CentOS7(LVM). I ...
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How to take advantage of USB3.0 speed for VHD of Hyper-V VM

i created a Hyper-V VM which has it's vhd on a external usb3.0 disk. But the vhd works way too slow. Normally i see around 98Mb/s read/write speed from the hdd if i use it from my main OS. But it is ...
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Alt gr not working on rdp

we use windows 7 on hyperv 2012 r2 if I can connect to virtual pc via console, I can use altgr+3 or altgr+4 button combination. however, I can't use these combination when I connect to device via rdp ...
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HyperV: Best way to sharing Host Partition with all Guest Machines?

I'm trying to set up a lab environment. I have a guest with 1 2TB harddrive 16gb ram running Server 2012R2. My host partition is is split like this: C: 200GB HyperV (F): 600GB (this only contains ...
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Uninstalling Hyper-V on a dual-booted machine?

I am on Windows 8.1 (dual booting with Crunchbang) and would like to remove Hyper-V. I have tried unticking Hyper-V under "Turning Windows Feature on/off" as well as typing in the command below with ...
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Windows 8.1 Ent Hyper-V - can I enable remote audio recording in Windows 10 Pro TP (for Cortana)?

Windows 8.1 Enterprise running Hyper-V Windows 10 Pro Technical Preview (build 9926) in a virtual machine I'd like to test Cortana in Windows 10, but the microphone isn't showing up in my virtual ...
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Hyper-V listed on Win 2012 but not Win 8.1 Pro (same machine)

I bought an Acer laptop, and installed Windows Server 2012 to do some web site testing for a client. On that installation, I used Server Manager to install Hyper-V, and two further installations on ...
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Hyper-V Feature Greyed Out in Windows 8.1 Pro

I am trying to setup a lab on my personal machine. I currently run Win 8.1 Pro. I have gone into Programs & Features to turn on this feature. When I expand the Hyper-V selection. The Hyper-V ...
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Black screen in the beginning of installation process of Debian 7.8 on Hyper-V on Windows 8.1 Pro

I am trying to install Debian 7.8 using an ISO image "debian-7.8.0-amd64-netinst.iso" on Hyper-V. When the VM is running, I see a graphical start screen: When I choose the first command, I get ...
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Host system hangs when starting any virtual machine in Hyper-V

This is a problem that I noticed several times now and I can't find any answer to this, so I hope that anyone of you can help me out. Today I wanted to start a virtual machine in Hyper-V running on a ...
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Is it possible to enable Hyper-V in Windows 10 Preview?

A few weeks ago I installed latest build of Windows 10 Preview as my main system, it was upgrade from Windows 8.1. Now lately I’ve installed Visual Studio 2013 Community to try some Windows Phone ...
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Using Hyper-V on windows 8. Server has a VPN, but hyper-v clients go around

So I am running a few hyper-v guests on windows 8.1. The main machine is window 8.1 is running a VPN. But in the hyper-v linux guests, they still show external ip address as the real one, and not ...
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Physical processor to virtual processor scaling [duplicate]

If I have a Windows Server 2012R2 with Hyper-V role installed, and the configuration is: 4 processors, Intel Xeon E5-4620v2 and each one is 8 cores/16 threads, can I utilize enough power for ...
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How can I remotely connect to VM outside of Internal Network without connecting to Host Machine?

I am running Windows 7 in a VM: The VM was setup using Hyper-V within Windows Server 2012 R2. First, I configured the Linksys router Port Forwarding for TCP 3389 and 3390. To both IP addresses. I also ...
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Boot issue with Windows Server 2003 R2 VM that was exported from Hyper-V on Server 2008 R2 and imported into Windows Server 2012

I am migrating some Hyper-V based Virtual Machiness from their current server which is running Windows Server 2008 R2 over to another box that is running Windows Server 2012. I exported all of the ...
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Connect virtual switch to multiple physical networks

Recently I set up a few Hyper-V servers on my windows 8.1 (Pro) laptop. I connected all of them to a single virtual switch. Now I want to connect the virtual switch to the physical network (instead of ...
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Hyper-V won't start - Not enough storage available to complete this application

on windows 8.1 Pro 64bit when in Hyper-V Manager click Start Service, after a while (cca 60s) new event apears in event log - System saying: The Hyper-V Virtual Machine Management service ...
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Is it possible to use Hyper-V Server 2012 Core monitors to log into guest machines?

I have a machine with two video monitors I want to use for running the Hyper-V Server 2012 Core. Is there any way possible that I can use one or both monitors on the Hyper-V machine itself, for ...
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Can't Install Hyper-V Windows 8.1 Pro

I have a 64-bit version of windows 8.1 pro running on a modern machine. virtualization is enable is BIOS. I cannot install Hyper-V. Windows goes through the well-know routine of 1)"adding features";...
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connection speed and quality of service of hyper-v virtual machines

I have a Win64-8.1 machine hosting several ArchLinux guests. Both host and guests connect through the same Ethernet adapter via a Virtual Switch. The connection to the provider, measured by ...
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How to copy-paste files to Hyper-V VMs

When running Hyper-V and a virtual machine (also with a modern Windows OS), is it really not possible to copy/paste files across between host and VMs? Not even text it seems, although there is a weird ...