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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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 ...
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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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Does the Dell XPS One 27 Touch Support SLAT for Windows 8 64-bit Hyper-V?

64-bit Windows 8 has Hyper-V (virtualization) built-in. Hyper-V only works if the host machine is equipped with a 64-bit processor that supports a feature called Second Level Address Translation ...
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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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Create VHD from C drive (Windows 7) to boot from using Hyper-V

Is it possible to create a VHD from the C drive running Windows 7 and then boot from the VHD using Hyper-V? I have tried this using Dish2vhd by Sysinternals, but when I try to boot from the VHD in ...
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Windows Phone 8 emulator hyper-v setting in BIOS

I installed Windows Phone 8 SDK, and tried setting up the emulator. But it complained about my system's virtualization setting is not enabled. I have installed Hyper-V from the "Add Programs and ...
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Can Windows 8's Hyper-V use the full power of the host hardware?

There's DOSBox for really old games, and some games work fine in Windows 8, but for that era of games that ran on Windows 95/98/XP, we've been somewhat out of luck if the game needs to utilize a GPU. ...
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Hyper-V - wide screen resolutions?

I've created Windows 7 virtual machine on Windows 8 Hyper-V, but can find how to set resolution to anything widescreen (my monitor supports 1920x1200) to be able work fullscreen. Is it possible to get ...
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How to access Hyper-V in Windows 8 Pro [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install and use Windows Virtual PC in Windows 8? According to this blog post and various other sources on the internet, the 'Pro' version of Windows 8 includes ...
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Connect iPad to itunes running under Hyper-V under Windows 8

Under Windows 7 I ran iTunes in XP Mode which was great. I plugged in my iPad (1st generation) and Windows XP picked it up and synced with iTunes. Now I have upgraded to Windows 8, and I knew that ...
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Migrating Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V machines to Windows 8 Hyper-V

I was using Windows Server 2008 R2 as my developer machine, hosting my Hyper-V virtual machines. I am now switching over to Windows 8 to run Hyper-V in a client OS, which is my use case anyway. Are ...
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Can't uninstall VMware player 5.0 from computer with Hyper-V

I had installed VMware player on my computer. Later I installed Hyper-V on my computer. Now, when I try to uninstall VMware player, I get this message: Can anybody provide a way to remove VMware ...
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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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Other roles on Hyper-V Server

Microsoft offers the standalone Hyper-V server for free. I'm wondering if I can install roles other than the Hyper-V role on this? I know installing other roles alongside Hyper-V is a bad practice, ...
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How to hide from a program that it is running on a virtual machine?

Some software contains tests to see if they are running on a virtual machine. It's very unpleasant to see alert messages such as "Sorry, this application cannot run under a Virtual Machine." and have ...
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Windows 8 host can't access hyper-v guest

My laptop running Windows 8 Pro RTM with 12GB of RAM also serves as an "ant farm" where I was testing out a set of Linux appliances. I had three virtual switches: one that shared my wireless adapter, ...
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S5000XVN Intel Motherboard - Only sees 12 out of 16GB of RAM

So I have an older Intel S5000XVN motherboard, here are the specs CPU Arch : 2 CPU - 2 Cores - 2 Threads CPU PSN : Intel Xeon CPU 5160 @ 3.00GHz CPU EXT : MMX, SSE (1, 2, 3, 3S), EM64T, VT-x CPUID : ...
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How do I install and use Windows Virtual PC in Windows 8?

I really liked the integrated Virtual Machine that Windows had built-in with Windows 7, known as the Windows Virtual PC. I'm looking to install that again. I'd like to be able to install multiple ...
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Why does my Windows 8 Pro Hyper-V guest have no internet?

Trying to get this working on my Windows 8 Pro machine. I created an External Switch Assigned the newly available adapter to a Guest machine with Win 2008 os. My host has internet connection. Host ...
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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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How can I find out if my computer is able to run Client Hyper-V in Windows 8?

I want to try Client Hyper-V out in Windows 8. How do I find out if my computer is capable of running it?
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Are there any limitations of Hyper-V inside Windows 8 client compared to Windows Server 2012?

As the title says - are there any limitations (hardware, software or licensing) of Hyper-V as found in Windows 8 client OS compared to this feature in Windows Server 2012?
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Communication not possible with HyperV Virtual Maschine

I started to work with hyper-v today. I setup an linux System in it. I now tried to also create a new internal network, because from monday on i don't have an network available but have to do some ...
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Move Windows 7 XP Mode to Windows 8?

I use Window 7 XP Mode for my legacy applications (and also to sandbox iTunes) I understand Windows 8 uses Hyper-V instead. I'd prefer to migrate my old machine than build a new one. How do I move ...
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Backup/Convert existing Windows Server 2003 install to VHD for use in Hyper-V

So I have a dev server running Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise 32 Bit SP2 R2. Here are the system specs Motherboard Intel S5520HC CPU x2 Intel Xeon L5520 (Quad Core @ 2.27 GHz per core, 16 ...
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How do I convert an .img file to vhd?

I have an image file (linux based image) and want to convert it to VHD so that it can be used to create hyper-V VMs. I used "qemu-img convert" to convert raw to vpc format, but vpc doesnt work for ...
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Move Virtual PC VM to Hyper-V VM

Is there a way to take a Virtual PC VM and convert it so that it can be opened with MS Hyper-V?
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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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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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Remote view to To Hyper-V Guest Virtual Machines

My software can discover all the hyperv vms (a software agent is installed in the hyperv host which returns the information). From my software I can do any operation on the vm. Now I want to take a ...
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Hyper-V vs. Windows Virtual PC

When trying out the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, I installed Hyper-V. It looked like just another Windows Virtual PC. Could someone explain how it is different? Is there a performance difference? Any ...
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HyperV - low CPU usage

I am very new to HyperV and virtual machine philosophy in general, so please expect more or less nooby questions :) I have a server that is only used as a host for virtual machines. OS is windows ...
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Connectivity good between VMs, but no connectivity between host and VM

I have a strange situation where connectivity (ie ping, access shared folders and services) is fine between virtual machines, but not between the host and the virtuals. I've been using Hyper-V almost ...
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Hyper-V installation on Windows 8 CP with a DEP not being correctly recognized

Seems like I am unable to add a Hyper-V Platform to Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Windows Feature addition dialog is reporting an error: "Hyper-V cannot be installed: Data Execution Prevention is not ...
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What is the maximum performance I can get from a Virtual CPU?

While I wait for the IT dept to set up the new hyper-V cluster, I'm reading up on virtual machines. It's a really simple question. If I only have a single VM, with a single Virtual CPU, what is the ...