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Questions tagged [hyper-v]

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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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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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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Unable to disable Hyper-V in Windows 10

Hi I installed Docker for Windows which enabled Hyper-V on my windows 10 machine. Unfortunately this caused Virtual Box to not work anymore, therefore I removed Docker again, but Hyper-V is still ...
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Purple artifacts in RDP session

I'm having an intermittent issue where I get purple artefacting in my RDP session. The RDP is to a local Hyper-V machine which is configured to use RemoteFX. I have a nVidia GTX 970 with the latest ...
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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 appears to runs on top of the host OS, so why is it considered a native (type-1) hypervisor?

Wikipedia says: Hyper-V, codenamed Viridian[5] and formerly known as Windows Server Virtualization, is a native hypervisor...* Wikipedia itself says that a native hypervisor is type-1 hypervisor -...
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Get official Windows XP virtual machine for Hyper-V

There are many unofficial Windows XP ISO file in numerous of websites. So to create a Windows XP virtual machine, one has to download that ISO and make that virtual hard disk manually. Is there a way ...
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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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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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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 add ...
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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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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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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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Plugged in but not charging Asus laptop

My Asus laptop says plugged in but not charging even after I reset the battery (taking it out, holding the power button for 45 seconds, putting it back in). I have also tried uninstalling Microsoft ...
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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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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 Hyper-...
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Issue with Wifi Adapter with Docker Windows (Native, HYPER-V)

I just received a brand new work laptop and immediately installed the native version of Docker for Windows. However I am seeing an issue that everytime the new network adapter for Docker via Hyper-V ...
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How to remove all the vEthernet (Default Switch) once and for all?

As in the screenshot above, I don't know why the vEthernet (Default Switch) on my Windows 10 laptop keeps reproducing itself and auto connecting to it everytime I shut down and switch on the laptop. ...
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After Installing Hyper V Windows 10 detects extra generic PnP monitors [duplicate]

After enabling Hyper-V on my Windows 10 laptop I have 5 extra generic pnp monitors detected in my display settings panel and in my device manager. When I remove the Hyper-V feature these monitors are ...
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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 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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Hyper-V External network switch kills my host's network performance

I have Windows 10 fully updated. I do the following: Testing internet speed - 70 Mbps up / 70 Mpbs down Hyper-V Manager Virtual Switch Manager Create Virtual Switch - External Testing internet speed -...
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Hyper-V Virtual Switch issue: Same IP on guest and host

I have Hyper-V installed on my Windows 10 laptop and have configured a Ubuntu VM on it. Ubuntu network adapter is connected with the external virtual switch I have created. With this configuration I ...
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802.1x with Hyper-V

We are using 802.1x authentication inside the corporate network. When I installed HyperV Virtual Switch on my machine to let the VM into the network, the host lost its network connectivity. I came ...
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How to setup HyperV virtual machine to have static IP and have access to internet?

Is possible to setup HyperV virtual machine to have static IP and also have access to internet ? (on latest Windows 10 Pro) To sum up, requirements are like so: virtual machine should have local (...
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Cannot disable VT-x in VirtualBox

Recently I was asked to deploy a scientific software packaged as a VirtualBox image (OVA format). I prepared the environment (Debian 7) - installed required packages, enabled DKMS, imported the image -...
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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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How to find out whether Hyper-V is currently enabled/running

How can I find out whether Hyper-V is currently running on my Windows 8.1 Pro System? Reason: Some installs automatically enable Hyper-V (e. g. the Visual Studio Android Emulator addons). I am mostly ...
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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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Windows 10 Update 1511 Breaks Hyper-V Switches

After upgrading to windows 10 v1511, the Hyper-V switch I had has gone all over the place. Aside from being disabled, and not being able to start, the network connections manager shows the switch ...
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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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Import ovf and/or vmdk to Hyper-V

I have an OVF and a VMDK file. It was exported from VMWare. How can I import that into a Hyper-V? I do not have access to the VMWare server. I don't have System Center - just Hyper-V Manager. Any ...
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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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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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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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Directly accessing Hyper-V console via RDP

I am wondering if there is a chance to directly connect to a VMs console via RDP. It seems the hyper-v manager is basicaly doing the same when connecting to a VMs console.
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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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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 service ...
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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 host ...
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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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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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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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Network adapter in Hyper-V keeps being reset to DockerNAT

I've installed Docker for Windows on my Windows 10 machine, which uses Hyper-V. Its default network adapter (virtual switch) is DockerNAT, an internal network. If I shut down the VM (the default ...