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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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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Cannot create external switch on Hyper-V

I am getting the following error when creating an external switch on Hyper-V: I am running Windows 8.1 x64. My switch settings are as follows: Event viewer gives me the following errors in ...
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How can I automatically open the Hyper-V VM console on server boot on Windows 2008 R2?

I am looking for advice on getting my Hyper-V VM to open on logon to the server. It currently runs in the background as a service however we required to have it automatically open so the user can view ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VM on Windows 8 Hyper-V - No Network Connectivity

I have been attempting to connect my Ubuntu 12.04 Virtual Machine to the internet. I have been searching and found some information but have not been successful so far. I have also tried Linux Mint ...
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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 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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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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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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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 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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What PowerShell command would you use to create a Hyper-V virtual machine?

I've seen the following question: What PowerShell command would you use to create a Hyper-V virtual machine? New-VM -Name "VM Name" -MemoryStartupBytes <memory> -NewVHDSizeBytes <disk ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Left mouse click stops working in hyper-v after a minute

I'm having a really weird problem with Hyper-V on Windows 8 Pro, and I can't seem to figure out what's going on. Problem: I created Win8 vm in Hyper-V and booted it up I use vmconnect (right click ...
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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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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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Uninstalling HyperV from Windows 8

Let me be the first to say that I love that my copy of Win8 Pro comes automatically installed with HyperV. Unfortunately, I use Workstation instead and have been unable to figure out how to uninstall ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...