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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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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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 8.1- Hyper-V won't network with Ubuntu 14.04 VM

Well, I'm officially out of patience for this sort of thing, and it's 12:23 AM. I'm trying to run Ubuntu 14.04 with Hyper-V on a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro running Windows 8.1. I cannot get the virtual ...
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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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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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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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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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Cannot start Hyper-V on MacBook in Bootcamp but can in Parallels

I am running Mavericks on a late 2013 model MacBook Pro 13" Retina (Intel i5 chip) and have installed Windows 8.1 into a bootcamp partition. Under Bootcamp, an attempt to start a VM in Hyper-V ...
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Windows 8.1 dont have hyper-v - cant use Windows Phone Emulator

Lately i wanted to get into Windows Phone 8 development and i installed Visual Studio 2013 + Windows Phone SDK 8 + Visual Studio 2013 Latest update. My system parameters are: - 8gb ram - Windows 8.1 ...
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Hyper-V Clipboard and Integration Services in Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running in Windows Hyper-V. I am experiencing a problem with the Clipboard (copy from host to Virtual Machine), it is not working correctly (It was not working with Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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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 to remotely administer Hyper-V on Windows 7 or 8.1 non-pro version?

I need a way of using the hyper-v management tools using Windows 7 home premium or Windows 8.1 non-pro version. I find it ridiculous that from what I read online, you need the pro version to even use ...
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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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Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V Server required reactivation when running slmgr -rearm on Windows 7 Enterprise guest

I have an evaluation copy of Windows 7 Enterprise running as a guest in a Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V hypervisor. The Win7 instance was attached to the same domain as the host. The ten day evaluation ...
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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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Why Don't Hyper-V Checkpoints Appear in Tree?

I am running several VMs under Hyper-V. All VMs and Host are Windows 8.1. Something seems to have changed in my system whereby checkpoints no longer appear in the checkpoint tree of a VM. It now ...
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Windows 8.1 third party firewalls and Hyper-V virtual switch compatibility

I have the following problem: Hyper-V is installed on windows 8.1 with an external virtual switch. Everything works fine with windows firewall When I try to install any third party firewall on ...
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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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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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How to set static IP address on Window 8.1 Host with Hyper-V and Single network adapter

I have a Windows 8.1 Pro machine (not preview). In order to do Windows Phone 8 development, the emulators have to use the Hyper-V engine to run. When Hyper-V was installed it changed my network ...
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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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IO freezes with AuFS on Hyper-V

I'm trying to use AuFS to pool storage with Arch running on HyperV. Unfortunately I'm getting freezes when writing many files via samba or rsync. The write ops eventually freeze and I get kernel ...
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Why does activating Hyper V cause windows 8.1 enterprise to stop booting?

I have read a number of forum posts suggesting an incompatibility with USB 3.0, but these all referred to a gigabyte mobo, whereas I am on an HP laptop. Suggestions? EDIT Issue persists after clean ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to share one physical drive with many virtual machines?

Is it possible to share one physical drive (1 partition) with many virtual machines in Hyper-V at the same time? If yes: how?
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Over 100% disk capacity usage on Hyper-V

In many of my Hyper-V VMs the disk capacity usage is shown in Virtual Machine Manager to be above 100%: but inside the VM itself, there is plenty of space left: This is the properties page of ...
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Microsoft Virtual Machine Bus Network Adapter - Code 10

System Specs: I'm currently running a Dell laptop m3800 with the Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 adapter, 16 GB of RAM and Windows 8.1. Within this laptop, I'm running a Server 2008 R2 Standard ...
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No virtualization option in bios options in hp envy 700 215 xt core i7 processor

I ran this CoreInfo tool from Sysinterals: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/cc835722 and it says HYPERVISOR - Hypervisor is present VMX * Supports ...
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Connecting to Hyper-V Server and allowing Remote Access to ANONYMOUS LOGON

I installed standalone Hyper-V server 2012 R2 on a machine and was trying to connect to it from my Windows 8.1 client, but even after TrustedHosts entry the Hyper-V Manager on the client could not ...
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Hyper-V on Laptop / different networks

I have a few Windows Servers 2012 running on Hyper-V on my Windows 8 laptop. -The servers need to have a static IP. -The servers need internet acces. I've configured the servers to have a static ...
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How to connect my Hyper-V VM to a USB tablet (or device in general)?

This question might look like a duplicate but I checked and actually this should not be the case. Here I want to be able to connect a USB device (not a hard drive, but a tablet, a phone or an mp3 ...
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Hyper-V reports that the hypervisor is not running. How to start the hypervisor?

I've created and run Hyper-V guests on this machine in the past. VT extensions are enabled in the BIOS; no changes made there. I've changed my boot device order recently. How can I ensure that ...
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Providing a Hyper-V virtual machine access to USB devices

I have Backtrack hosted on a Hyper-V virtual machine, and I want to give it access to my USB WiFi dongle, not just access to the network, but actually access to the hardware itself so I can scan for ...
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Disable Hyper-v in windows 8.1 pro error

I am trying to disable Hyper-V in Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit but it is not working. I tried using Control Panel as well as by using this command: dism. exe /Online /Disable‐Feature: Microsoft‐Hyper‐V But ...
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Can't run Hyper-V, but all hardware indicate that it's good to go

I'm trying to get my Hyper-V to work on my home computer. As I see it, all my hardware supports Virtualization and the software SecurAble is saying Good to go. Yes in Hardware D.E.P. and Yes to ...
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Network loss after installing Hyper-V

I am running Windows Server 2012r2, after adding Hyper-V my NIC thinks it is unplugged although I have activity lights blinking. mobo: MSI A88X-G45 Gaming I'm using the latest Win8.1 x64 (since ...
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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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Installing Windows Server in Hyper-V on client

Can Windows Server 2008 or 2012 R2 be installed in Hyper-V running on Windows 8.1 Pro?
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Setting up ArchLinux in Hyper-V - no ethernet

I'm a complete beginner to Linux and want to learn the environment. While trying to install Arch-Linux on a Hyper-V box using this tutorial, I hit an early obstacle with Ethernet: it doesn't seem to ...
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Hyper V generation 2 machines don't boot

I am running windows server 2012 R2, and no matter what I do, I cannot get an Generation 2 machines up and running. They always fail to boot wit the message "boot failed efi scsi device" I have found ...
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How to let the Hyper-V / Virtual Machine Connection window use native resolution instead of incorrect high-DPI scaling?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Hyper-V virtual machine hosted on Windows 8.1. It all runs on a Surface 3, so the high DPI scaling is enabled on Windows. I also have a plain old full HD secondary ...
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How to move from vmware ESXi 5.5 to Hyper-V 2012 R2 on same hardware?

I have Vmware ESXi 5.5 Update 1 with two disks, called RAID0 (3.6 TB) and RAID5 (10.9 TB). I am tired of having to rebuild ESXi every sixty days for home use so I am planning on moving to Hyper-V, ...
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Trouble getting Ubuntu 12.04 Hyper-V guest to connect to wireless from Windows 8.1 Host

I'm trying to set up a Ubuntu 12.04 VM using Hyper-V in a Windows 8.1 host. It runs mostly fine, except that I can't get the internet to work well. I've followed the instructions at ...
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Hyper-V network lab internet connectivity issue

I am newbie and trying to setup Home Network lab. I have successfully setup AD DS, DNS and DHCP servers on Windows 2012 server R2 however internet connection is not working on VHD machines. Need your ...