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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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 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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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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Disk2vhd,convert my PC to Hyper-V Virtual Machine

Senario: I have my development PC or Workstation with lot of applications like SQL Server,Visual Studio installed, and in-case my PC goes down then I have to go through the lengthy procedure of ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Server 2012 - Hyper V Manager, RemoteFX missing From Hardware List

I've installed Remote Desktop Services and Hyper-V on a server running Windows Server 2012. The Hyper-V settings are showing my GPU as selected for use with RemoteFX as below However when I go to ...
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Can I run Mac OS X as a Hyper-V Virtual Machine?

I would like to know if it is possible, (not from a legality standpoint, but from a technical standpoint), to run Mac OS X on a Hyper-V VM. This would make testing so much easier as I would not have ...
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Can I tell if my VPS server (win 2008) is hosted on Hyper-V from within the image?

Is it possible, from within a windows 2008 virtual private server, to tell if the image is hosted in Hyper-V or some other virtualization technology? For example, are there any guest-os extensions ...
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Enabling Hyper-V in Windows 8

I've been following the guide linked below to enable Hyper-V in Windows 8 so that I can try out a few Linux distros without having to mess around with my UEFI bootloader on my machine, however, this ...
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How to enable Hyper-V in Windows 8

I've got a Windows 8 (not .1, not Pro; OEM with a Lenovo Z580 laptop), which I want to use for WP8 development. I've read this and this, and a few more articles. I have enabled in BIOS what looks ...
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How to set up Windows on VM using Powershell (Hyper-V)

I know how to create a VM and I know how to start that VM on Hyper-V using the script of Powershell but it's the first use of the VM so I need to set up Windows and I don't know how using the ...
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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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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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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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Windows 10 Shows Orange Screen with White Vertical Lines on boot

Orange Screen (See picture below) appears on boot after Dell loading screen. Dell Inspiron 580 w dual monitors Dell Bios is latest version (A07) Nvidia GeForce 310 (Driver version 341.95 - latest) ...
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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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Cannot install Hyper-V platform on Windows 8.1 Pro

I have a problem related to installing Hyper-V on Windows 8.1 Pro x64. I decided to experiment with some Windows Phone 8 programming. In order to install the simulator I need to have Hyper-V platform ...
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Does Windows 10 Home includes hyper-v?

I will upgrade my windows 8.1 Basic to 10. Does windows 10 Home support hyper-v? If it is not, there is other way to run hyper-v on my device beside upgrading to Pro?
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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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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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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 guess)....
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Does Windows 7 Support Hyper-V?

Now that Windows 7 Enterprise is available for VLK Users to download, I would like to check it out. The only thing holding me back is that I am an application developer (currently developing on a ...
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Can't install Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise:Stuck in installation loop

Basically after I add the role in the server manager and restart for the first time, the progress bar fills and after that I'm informed that installation failed and that computer is reverting the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot mount or move Virtual Hard Disk .vhdx file

I created a .vhdx file using disk2vhd from sysinternals, but I'm unable to use it. The virtual machine in Hyper-V won't start. I can't mount it either. I t gives me the following error even though I ...
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Difference between Hyper-V and Microsoft Virtual Server

I'm beginner with windows virtualization. Can anyone please tell the difference between Hyper-V and Microsoft Virtual Server.
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Hyper-v on windows 8 core/basic

I am looking for a way to install Hyper-v on windows 8 core. It should be possible if pro that supports hyper-v built on core. There should be some upgrade package or hack that enables it? Or if i ...
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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 ...