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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Enabling SLAT & correct Can't Start Windows Phone Emulator error

When I run Windows Phone 8 emulator first time this error is shown Can't Start Windows Phone Emulator My system is a Lenovo, with an Intel Core i5-3470s running on Win 8 Enterprise. SLAT ...
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Windows on a virtual disk, apps on a differencing one

I'm new to hyper-v, and I'm wondering how to do the following : I'd like to have an image of fresh install of windows, and create a 'differencing' disk with some apps. Can I then modify the parent ...
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Hyper-V and BIOS Virtualization enabled cause Windows 8 to hang on boot

When I enable both Hyper-V and hardware virtualization in BIOS, Windows 8 hangs after POSTing. It sits at the Windows logo indefinitely, but disabling either Virtualization in the BIOS or Hyper-V in ...
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1.90 GHz dualcore with Turbo Boost up to 3 GHz - good enough to run VMs? [closed]

http://www.sony.co.uk/product/vn-duo/svd1121z9e Core i7-3517U 1.90-3.00 GHz dualcore, 8gb RAM, 256Gb SSD I'm about to buy the above laptop as a demo machine as I need to demo on client site, but I ...
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Cannot access internet on host computer when adapter is bridged for a virtual machine

I am running a Windows Virtual Machine in Hyper-V on Windows 8. To connect the guest machine to the internet, I create a virtual switch using the Hyper-V Virtual Switch Manager. I tell it to use my ...
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Windows 8: cannot set default gateway anymore (with hyper-v setup) for vEthernet

I set up Hyper-V some time ago. Recently, on the host, the network has stopped working, even though on the guest it is still working (both using static network settings over LAN). After checking the ...
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Convenient way to enable/disable Hyper-V in Windows 8

I really like the Hyper-V support in Windows 8, however, there are some situations in which I need to disable Hyper-V in order to run some apps which don't like to be executed even in the root ...
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Export and then Import VMs on Windows 8, missing config file

I have a VM that was exported from Server 2008. It uses the .VHD format, not .VHDX . The exported folder has a config.xml file in the root. I have imported this VM in Win8 just fine, tweaked it and ...
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Preferred virtual domain / network setup for development lab [closed]

Given the following requirements: 1 - a virtual dev domain 2 - all VMs can access to the Internet (e.g. for Windows Update) 3 - other physical hosts cannot access the virtual network What is the ...
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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 Pro Hyper-V Manager network connection

Need to create a VM instance of Ubuntu 12 hosted on Windows 8 Pro. Discovered Hyper-V. Got it installed like a charm with OS booting up real nice. However, for the life of me and at least two hours ...
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Windows 8 Hyper-V network not working on host

I have carefully followed the instructions in the first answer, but I still can't get the network adapter to be shared with the host operating system. My symptoms appear to be identical to this ...
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Windows 8 does not recognize DVD drive

I have recently installed Windows 8 Enterprise edition on my Lenovo Z580 laptop. After I have mounted an ISO image to install Visual Studio 2012 by Hyper-V, my DVD-drive disappeared. I unmounted and ...
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Hyper-V won't enable in Windows 8 Pro: “Virtualization support is disabled in the firmware”

The checkbox to install Hyper-V in Windows 8 Pro is disabled. Hovering over it reveals the message, Hyper-V cannot be installed: Virtualization support is disabled in the firmware. There is a ...
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Time synchronisation with Ubuntu guest and Hyper-V Client (Windows 8)

I have Ubuntu Server installed (quantal, 12.10, 32-bit), as a VM guest using Hyper-V with Windows 8. Note I am using this on my laptop. When I re-open my laptop, the time is no longer synchronised ...
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No network connection on Host or Guest simultaneously with Client Hyper-V + Windows 8

I create a virtual switch from the Hyper-V manager, then I set it as the Network adapter in the VM's settings. In subsequent attempts, this happens: The VM gets access to the internet, but the ...
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Can a type 1 hypervisor guest OS flash the BIOS?

Type 1 hypervisors run on bare metal, and motherboard vendors provide software that allows bios to be flashed from a running OS. Can I flash a motherboard bios from within a running guest OS if ...
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Windows 8 Pro with hyper-v no network connectivity after reboot

I have Windows 8 Pro workstation with Hyper-V installed and configured one virtual switch as "External", as on attached screenshot. My problem is, every time computer reboots, network does not ...
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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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Advice on webserver / database server setup

I have a home server (HP ProLiant N36L link with 8Gb of RAM), running Windows Server 2012 that I want to use as a home web server. Is it worth settings up VM's in Hyper-V for virtual DB servers and ...
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Can I run Ubuntu directly under Windows 8?

Text below is extract from the article, Windows 8 Tip: Virtualize with Hyper-V. Better still, Windows Virtual PC offered a feature called XP Mode, free for users of Windows 7 Professional, ...
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VMWare Player is not working after installing Hyper-V on windows 8 Pro

I was using BB10 simulator on windows 8 but last night I installed windows Phone 8 development environment and it also installed Hyper-V (or activated it). Now I am unable to run BB10 simulator in ...
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Simple vLAN setup

I have a basic lab environment set up to try and get 2 vLANs working in hyper-v. I have the following equipment 1 hyper-v server 1 Desktop PC 1 Managed Switch (d-link DES-3052P) 1 cheap router ...
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How can I increase the Hyper-V display resolution?

I just started experimenting with the Hyper-V of Windows 8 and installed Ubuntu on it. However when I launch it my screen resolution is small. How can I scale Ubuntu to the resolution of my screen? ...
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Hyper-V VM Static IP - 2 IP Addresses

I'm trying to configure a server with virtual machines on Windows Server 2012, after finishing the installation of windows in the VM, I try to configure the IP as static, but a second address is ...
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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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unable to install homeserver on hyper-v

Im trying to install Micrsoft HomeServer in a virtual Machine on Hyper V. During the installation i must accept the licence agreement, but i cant reach the radio button with the "tab" button. The ...
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installing 64bit windows guest on 64bit windows host - VirtualBox vs Hyper-V

I have installed Windows Server 2008R2 and now trying to install multiple Windows Server 2008R2 as guest. My CPU is Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz on Asus P5P41T-LE mainboard. First I have to tell ...
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Running Hyper-V and VMWare together

I have two virtualization software on one of my laptops which is dedicated to Windows 8 development. A VMWare for generic virtualization and the Windows 8 like Hyper-V for the WP8 SDK. ...
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How to recognize Host Monitor from a Hyper-V VM?

I have a monitor with resolution 1280*720 which i want to set in the Hyper-V windows Server 2008R2 VM i have been using for Development, but i don't how to add this monitor to my VM or recognize this ...
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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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Windows 8 & Hyper-V Can't Bridge Wifi Connection

So I have an odd issue that I can't quite figure out... I am running Windows 8 Enterprise on a Dell 6420 laptop. I have a Broadcom 802.11n wireless adapter. I am connected to an home router (Netgear ...
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How can i add a custom xf86 mode for my Slackware system?

I'm running Slackware 14 in a virtual machine on Hyper-V. The maximum screen resolution offered by xf86 system is 1152x864 (reported by xrandr). I'd like to add a mode for 1600x1200 resolution so I ...
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Windows Phone 8 emulator on system that lacks SLAT

I was about to install Windows 8 Pro on a laptop which supports virtualization but lacks SLAT (SU9400). I wanted to use it as a second dev machine. It won't work out though because Hyper-V (required ...
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“Cannot connect to the virtual machine.” for new Hyper-V Virtual Machine

I've added Hyper-V to my Windows 8 Pro install. The CPU is an Intel i7-3770, so I believe it supports virtualization (which I've also enabled in the bios). When I create a new Virtual machine I am ...
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Access host machine port from Hyper-V guest OS

I run Windows Azure Compute Emulator on my Windows 8 PC. It's essentially a web server (it hosts my web app) and it listens on 127.0.0.1 port 80. It doesn't listen for external requests at all and it ...
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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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Poor gaming performance with hyper-v installed in windows 8

I am getting very poor gaming performance on my Windows 8 host OS with Hyper-V installed but no guest machines running. For example World of Tanks reports 60-70 FPS without Hyper-V installed and 4-14 ...
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Why do my Client Hyper-V connections keep dying?

I have Client Hyper-V on Win8, hosting a few VMs like ubuntu, a clean windows build-machine, etc. My VMs are connected to an external virtual-switch (shared with the management OS), and that works ...
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Hyper-V not working on Windows 8

I'm unable to start a virtual machine on my newly installed instance of Hyper-V on Windows 8. Here is the error message I'm getting: I've tried: Re-installing Hyper-V Restarting the Hyper-V ...
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Hyper-V on Windows 8 Causing White Noise

I'm running Windows 8 and use Hyper-V to run my Linux and development platforms. However, when I enable Hyper-V in 8 it adds this white noise to my speakers and mic. Is this a known issue? How do I ...
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How do you enable multi-core virtualization in Windows 8 Pro?

I've just got a new Dell Vostro 470 with a quad core (8 threads) i7 3770 and I'm trying to run virtual machines on it, which works fine, except if I want to assign multiple cores to a VM. I've checked ...