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How to activate clean install of Win 8 upgraded to Win 8.1

I'm creating a VM for website testing that runs Win 8.1. I started by building a new VM with a clean install of Win 8 Upgrade I purchased. Then I upgraded that to Win 8.1 Having converted to Mac a ...
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Cannot create virtual switch Hyper-V (0x80070002)

I get following error while creating any type(external, internal and private) of virtual switch on Hyper-V using Hyper-V manager. Failed to create virtual ethernet switch. The system cannot ...
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3answers
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Running Windows install on real HW through Linux VirtualBox Host

Assume a box with both Linux and Windows installed on real hardware. Is there any way of booting the Linux and starting the Windows system via VirtualBox or some other virtualization framework from ...
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3answers
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What is Hyper-V for

I've just wanted to install Ubuntu on a VirtualBox virtual machine. In response VirtualBox served me an error: VT-x is not enabled I googled that it may be caused by Hyper-V enabled on my ...
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Enabling Hyper-V in BIOS causes Windows to stuck

I installed Visual Studio 2013 for Windows Phone and at the end it popped up that Hyper-V (virtualization tool used in Windows Phone Emulator) isn't available on my computer. I done some research and ...
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0answers
76 views

Hyper-V causing Windows load failure

So, after so many shutdowns, restarts and hard shuts I am forced to post a question here. I am sorry if I am wrong anywhere because I am totally frustrated by my laptop and Windows. I have had an old ...
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1answer
336 views

Hyper-V Won't Enable in Windows 8

So, I'm trying to develop an app for WP8, however I can't seem to make the emulator run... Why? Hyper-V won't enable! I'm using a AMD FDX 8350 processor in a 970A-UD3 Gigabyte motherboard. Here ...
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0answers
309 views

boot troubles with hyper v on windows 8.1

My OS is Windows 8.1 Pro and my processor is core i7, x64. I know I've got the requirements to run Hyper-V, because I've already done it on the same machine but few days after installing all the ...
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1answer
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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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0answers
136 views

SSH access to VM on windows 8 hyper-v

I'm currently attending University and prefer a Linux environment to do much of my work, but all I have is a ThinkPad running Windows 8 Pro. Cygwin is nice, but it leaves me missing things like ...
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2answers
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VMware workstation windows host shared folders issue

My laptop is a Linux mint powered host and a windows 8 guest via VMware Workstation. Yesterday, I get the bad and stupid idea to upgrade my windows 8 to windows 8.1 final release, using the Installer ...
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0answers
701 views

VT-x is Enabled, but is not operational ? Winows 8 unable to run 64-bit virtual machine

Vt-x is Enabled in Bios and it shows working in Intel Processor identification utility. but I'm not able to run 64-bit Guest OS on both VirtualBox & VMware Workstation. Virtual Box says ...
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1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
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1answer
263 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
577 views

Vagrant box fails to boot properly

I've been trying to get a vagrant box up and running off of my Windows 8 computer using VirtualBox. vagrant up fails when it gets to connecting via ssh however. When I attempt to boot into GUI mode, I ...
0
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1answer
409 views

Windows Server 2012 - remote gaming - RDP vGPU - Q about the limitations

I want to play games through lan, on my laptop. Ran by the other powerhouse. This, in theory, works. RemoteFX especially if virtualized by Server 2012, can do this. (I have a DX11 card, a required CPU ...
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1answer
1k views

Dual-boot AND Virtualize Both Windows 8 and Ubuntu

Dual-booting Windows and Linux is well-documented, as is running one of the bootable OSes as a VM inside the other (ex, dual-boot Windows & Ubuntu; in Windows, host Ubuntu in a VM using VMWare ...
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1answer
80 views

Windows Explorer is sluggish on host computer while running VMware Workstation

I've noticed that while running VMware Fusion (9.0.2) Windows Explorer on the host PC seems sluggish at times. When I attempt to navigate through the directory structure of the SSD that contains the ...
2
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1answer
65 views

System requirements for running windows 8 (basic office use) in virtualbox (ubuntu as host os)

I want to run windows 8 as a guest os with virtualbox on some thinkpad (haven't bought one yet) running Ubuntu 12.04. Apart from virtualizing windows 8 (mostly just for use with the office suite app) ...
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4answers
920 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
591 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Enabling “execute disable” (XD) bit disables hardware assisted virtualization

My System Config MB: Asus P8Z77 V-Pro CPU: Intel Core i7 - 3770 @ 3.4Ghz OS: Windows 8 Pro (64 bit) I am trying to use Virtual Box to install Ubuntu 12.10. But the installer failed to launch and ...
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4answers
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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 ...
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0answers
795 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
647 views

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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2answers
161 views

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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1answer
361 views

Can I use the W8 upgrade download to install in BootCamp/Parallels/VirtualBox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: If I’m performing a an upgrade to Windows 8, do I have to have the previous version installed, or is just having the key enough? How hard is it to upgrade my Boot Camp ...
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0answers
264 views

After enabling the hardware virtualization in BIOS, Windows 8 fails to load

So, my problem is described in the header. After enabling the hardware virtualization (I've got Intel Core i5, HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15-b055sr), Windows 8 failed to load. When I switched off the HV, ...
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1answer
1k views

Hardware Virtualization on Dell Latitude E6500

I have a Dell Latitude E6500 with an Intel Core2Duo processor and 4 GB RAM. I am running Windows 8 Pro 64-bit. In the BIOS (revision A25) settings, I have enabled Intel Virtualization Technology, but ...
0
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1answer
365 views

In Windows 8, do I need to enable Hyper-V to get full performance from VirtualBox?

I'm tinkering with virtual machines on my new laptop, which is my first Windows 8 machine. In the "Turn Windows features on or off" section of the Control Panel, I noticed that the "Hyper-V" options ...
3
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1answer
152 views

Virtualizing my multi-boot computer [closed]

I've been using dual boot with Windows and Ubuntu for a long time. To kill the troll before it growls, I won't stop using either any time soon, as both have pros and cons. Now, as virtualization ...
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4answers
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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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3answers
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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. ...
1
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1answer
4k views

Does Apple's Magic Trackpad Function When Using Windows 7 or 8 Via Boot Camp or Virtulization Software work?

Does the Magic Trackpad (and I guess the Magic Mouse) “work its magic”, function, gesture... when using Windows 7 or 8 either in Boot Camp or in VmWare Fusion /Parallels etc, or is Gesture Control ...
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2answers
219 views

Using Windows 8 via Virtualisation Software on a 64 bit Windows 7 Desktop PC?

I have no intention to currently upgrade my Windows 7 64 bit Desktop PC to Windows 8. However Windows 8 intrigues me, with all it new features including the brand new tile start screen. Is it ...
4
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2answers
697 views

Why doesn't Windows 8 Task Manager report the actual CPU frequency when Virtualisation is turned on?

In this question, I asked why the actual CPU frequency wasn't being reported in the performance tab of windows task manager. It turns out I had Virtualization turned on in the BIOS. When I disabled ...
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2answers
979 views

Virtualbox crashes quite often in Windows 8

I just installed Windows 8 on my computer. I got the ISO and the product key from my university so the software itself is sound. I use alot of virtual box. And ever since I moved to Windows 8, I have ...
4
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3answers
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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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2answers
5k views

Intel VT-x disappeared after upgrading to Windows 8

I've upgraded to Windows 8 some weeks ago (MSDNAA!) and today, while I was trying to run a VM, I've noticed that VT-x is disabled. Now, Hyper-V works without problems, as I've tried emulating Win7 ...
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2answers
569 views

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 ...
2
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0answers
203 views

VirtualBox: Make a virtual machine boot from a second bootable hard disk [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Booting into a Virtual Machine from a physical installation I have 2 bootable hard-disks. One runs Windows 8 and the other runs Ubuntu 12.10. My primary OS would be ...
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2answers
130 views

What software will run the new Windows 8 in virtualization under OS X? [closed]

I've read a lot about the new Windows OS, but would like to run it first hand. I've got several Macs with Mountain Lion (10.8) and presume I can use this evaluation license to test the OS for my ...
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1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
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1answer
649 views

How to enable windows 8 installed in VM Virtual box to use the laptop's build-in web camera

How to enable the laptop's build-in web camera, to be available on windows 8 installed in VM Virtual box. My web cam is working fine in windows 7(host). For my linux VM box it works fine as well. Any ...
2
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1answer
1k views

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, ...
4
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2answers
3k views

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 ...