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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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Why does mounting only show the base image?

I have mounted my vhdx file as shown here: Mount-WindowsImage -ImagePath “C:\VMs\VHDs\TestImage.vhdx” -Path C:\VHDMount -Index 1 The TestImage.vhdx has a number of differencing disks as well (a ...
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How can i prevent a host BSOD when booting a VirtualBox machine?

Immediately upon starting a VirtualBox Machine on Windows 10, the host OS crashes with a blue screen of death saying 'SYSTEM SERVICE EXCEPTION'. I have Docker for Windows installed and active as well. ...
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How to enable Virtualization in Windows 10 with GA-Z77X-UD3H motherboard

I'm going to ask and answer my own question, since I didn't find a straight answer to this problem anywhere. I have a 2013 vintage PC that is still a well-running workhorse that I don't want to ...
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Currently dualboot linux and windows. How do I run the linux OS inside Windows using HyperV?

This is the situation. I have a Ubuntu system and a Win 10 syste, Currently I'm using dual-boot to switch between the two. Sometimes it is a hassle (have to switch the Bluetooth on the mouse and KB ...
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Remote connection on Windows virtual machine (Hyper-V)

So I have Ubuntu (17.04 I believe) running on a VM on Hyper-V, on my Windows 10. Once I connect to it, through Hyper-V, I wanted to pin the "Virtual Machine Connection" application which opens itself ...
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Assigning virtual com port to physical com port

Okay quick break down of my situation, I have a virtual com port (COM5) that has data being passed to it remotely, I essentially just need the virtual port to mirror a physical port (COM4). So ...
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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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Remove the connection bar from Hyper-V connection

When connecting to remote or virtual machines through RDP in full screen, a blue connection bar is usually shown in the top of the screen. I want to remove this connection bar from a Hyper-V ...
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How many vCPUs can be allocated from the AMD 8 core FX 8350?

I have never gotten a proper explanation of vCPUs. What I mean is take the AMD FX 8350 for example. It has 8 cores. I know I can add 1 vCPU per virtual machine on a Hypervisor. But is there a limit to ...
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Does sharing a Hyper-V host USB device with guest VM via enhanced session require constant connection?

I have a requirement to attach a USB device to a hyper-v host, and get it connected to a guest VM. Looks like there are hardware solutions, or software solutions cost over $100, but the only free/...
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Creating external switch breaks internet connection

I'm trying to set up my Hyper-V settings propertly so that I have internet connection on my host as well as on my VM. I've googled a lot and found many useful links, especially this SO question, but ...
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Controlling/Understanding DHCP server (or not) on Hyper-V internal network on Windows 10

I'd like to be able to have a reliable IP address for my host (which is Windows 10 and the machine running hyper-v) on the internal network hyper-V creates. By default, the host gets an IP (via what I ...
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CentOS 7 on Hyper-V with Dynamic Memory

I have a CentOS 7 VM running on Hyper-v (fresh installation). I assigned it a dynamic memory of 256 to 2048 MB (The boot RAM is set to 512 MB). . After boot the memory footprint is quite low, but ...
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How to connect with two or more users to hyper-v virtual machine at the same time?

The local computer is with Windows 8. I have hyper-v virtual machine with Windows Server 2016. I have created three additional users (users A, B and C) in the Windows Server 2016 machine. Now, I want ...
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Can't Enable Hyper V in Windows 10

I went to the following path in order to try to enable Hyper V on Windows 10 (Control Panel -> All Control Panel Items -> Programs and Folders -> Installed Updates -> Turn on Windows features on or ...
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How to paste password to login screen in Hyper-V VM

I use Hyper-V in my Windows 10 and need to be able to paste passwords into login screens (I use password manager to generate and store strong passwords.) The login screen ignores Ctrl-V and context ...
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Why does Hyper-V virtualization depend on Windows Management Instrumentation?

In this experiment I disabled and deleted the Windows Management Instrumentation service in Windows 10 Pro 64bit. Do not try with your working PC. Here are the steps:: Set dependency to only Remote ...
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Hyper V - Virtual Switch not showing as adapter in VM

I am trying to share the network connection from the host (windows 10 pro) but without any luck. I have created a 'Virtual network switch' to the active wired connection on my Windows 10 PC (an intel ...
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How to use dual monitors with Hyper-V?

I've set up Hyper-V on my Windows 10 pro Laptop (Dell XPS 15 9650), guest OS is also Windows 10 pro. The host os is using an external display (set to extend). When I start the VM from Hyper-V ...
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What is the most powerful server I can plug into a standard home outlet?

I need to run a home business, a CRM software, and other back office apps. I want to place all of these on VM's, using ESX/ESXi. (or HyperV) Since I need SQL, and other services I need at least 128 ...
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hyper-v centos machine loses internet connection when changing Wi-Fi networks

I'm running CentOS 6.9 inside a Hyper-V virtual machine, using a LAMP stack with Node and Coldfusion. When I'm in the office, connected to our Wi-Fi network everything works fine - I develop from my ...
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Disabling time synchronization with Hyper-V

I found that when attempting to change the Date/Time settings on a Hyper-V virtualised Windows 8 OS, I found that the date would immediately change back to the correct date. How can I prevent the ...
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Mouse lag/stutter when remote desktop client (mstsc) full-screen and multiple monitors

On my Windows 10 Enterprise computer, I run Hyper-V. When I connect to a Windows 10 guest vm, I get mouse lag. More accurately it would be a stutter/dropped packet like experience - periodically ...
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Cannot Enable Hyper-V on my machine

I'm trying to enable Hyper-V on my machine in order to use Docker. I've tried letting Docker enable it, using Windows Features to enable it, and using Powershell (as administrator). My system is ...
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RDP into a CentOS VM deployed through Hyper-V on Windows 10?

I have a CentOS VM running using Hyper-V and would like to connect to it through RDP. I have setup the Hyper-V switch to use an external network through my physical machine's LAN connection. The VM ...
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Enabling Hyper-V on Windows 10 not working, error 14081, HP Compaq Elite 8300

I'm trying to enable Hyper-V on my Windows 10 and tried several articles and they all point me to the same place to enable Hyper-V, either with PowerShell/CMD or through the Control Panel. All ways ...
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Having trouble getting Microsoft Azure VM to run locally

I created and setup a Microsoft Azure VM with Ubuntu Server 17.04. I downloaded the .VHD file for the VM and added it to the Hyper-V Manager in Windows 10 using this guide. After setting everything ...
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Hyper-V virtual network adapter's are assigned physical interface's mac

I am having trouble with hyper-V to force it to use the actual mac address of the virtual network adapter when packets from these virtual interfaces leave the physical network adapter, I've two ...
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Can't connect to host drive from Hyper-V VM when using external switch

I have a Windows 10 Pro machine (Creators Edition, build 1703) with Hyper-V installed, and a Win 10 Pro VM (same build). Everything seemed to be working fine at first, when the VM was using an ...
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When I add the same virtual subnet ID to two virtual network adapters they can't ping each other

I am running Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-v role installed. It is nested virtualization with VMware Workstation VM1 on host 1 VM2 on host 1 Added VSID to both VM network adapters: 4666 ...
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How to share Internet connection between laptop and Hyper-V VM?

I'm new to Hyper-V and have set up a VM on my Win 10 laptop. To enable Internet access in the VM, I followed Windows 8 Hyper-V - how to give VM internet access? and setup a virtual adapter. The ...
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Hyper-V on Windows 10: Clone guest?

This is about Hyper-V on Windows 10 Pro (the consumer / desktop flavor -- no "server" OS). I am trying to clone a (linux) guest by exporting / importing it. Exporting succeeds, but importing gives an ...
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How to run chromium os on Hyper‑V without compiling anything?

Since Windows 8, Hyper‑V supports booting uefi systems provided the hard drive is emulated under an scsi controller, the result is if I download a build from http://chromium.arnoldthebat.co.uk/ ...
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How to remote manage a Hyper-V on Windows 10 pro?

I have two computers: freshly installed latest stable Windows 10 pro have an exact same admin local account & password (user A) have an exact same admin account with online email login (user B) ...
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How to update Hyper-V integration features in Fedora VM?

I have a virtual machine running Fedora 24 within Hyper-V on my Windows 8.1 physical machine. The summary panel on the machine says that my integration services need upgraded, but I cannot find a way ...
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How to remove a Hyper-V virtual Ethernet switch

A stale VM switch in Hyper-V is no longer used and when I try to delete it, it always fails with the following message: PS C:\> Get-VMSwitch nat Name SwitchType NetAdapterInterfaceDescription ----...
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“Mouse Not Captured In Remote Desktop Sesion” in Hyper-V

I was used Disk2vhd to convert OS (Windows XP) into vhdx format and use Hyper-V Manager to run it as a virtual machine. I had inserted integration services already and restart the VM, but "Mouse Not ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper V keep changes done under checkpoint

What I'm trying to do is, I create a checkpoint then uninstall some software, and install some new software, on success I want to keep/move changes to parent drive and then delete the checkpoint. ...
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Docker for Windows unable to pull images — no connection?

I've installed Docker for Windows on my Windows 10 machine, which uses Hyper-V. Upon opening up a window (either Powershell or regular old command will do) and typing docker run hello-world, I get ...
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Docker for Windows unresponsive after restarting VM

I've installed Docker for Windows on my Windows 10 machine, which uses Hyper-V. The default VM that gets installed is the MobyLinuxVM. To change some settings, I shut down and restarted the VM. But ...
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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 ...
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Conversion of VMware terminal server VM to Hyper-V now has stretched screen across multiple monitors

Extremely bizarre issue here. Recently I've converted a Windows Server 2008R2 terminal server from VMware to Hyper-V using MVMC. After re-activating the license, it was put into production. Now, here'...
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Hyper-V: Access Host in Offline Mode

I have installed and configured Hyper-V on my Laptop with Windows 10 Professional. I have as well one VM with Ubuntu 16.04 OS. My Problem is that I do not know how to access Windows 10 host Shared ...
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Hyper-v Virtual switch manager stuck at “applying changes”

I am trying to set-up a Linux vm inside my windows 10 pro computer using the guide at ten forums here: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2087-hyper-v-virtualization-setup-use-windows-10-a.html I ...
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Routing between different subnets with Hyper-V adapter

I have a Hyper-V server set up. I want to keep my virtual machines on a different subnet but give them internet connection and be able to access them from my main network. My host machine only has a ...
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Docker for Windows / Hyper-V with 802.1x authentication

After installing Docker for Windows on my Windows 10 Enterprise (1607) machine, I can no longer authenticate onto the 802.1X-enabled wired network. This seems to be related to Docker for Windows's ...
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Windows 10 license in VM (Hyper-V) won't activate

I have a Windows 10 pro license on my computer. This is the free upgrade from Windows 7 so everything is legit here. Then I decided to install Hyper-V and install Windows 10 on it. I do that, install ...
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Hyper-V encountered an error while configuring the network

I've ran into a "little" problem while I was trying to create a virtual machine (Windows Server 2012 R2). The reason why I am trying to create the virtual machine is educational (we need to do it ...
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How to activate RemoteFX on WIN7 Guest Hyper-V on WIN10 Host?

Have Win7 Pro gen1 Hyper-V, all updates, RemoteFX added with 512Mb, SLAT Vt-x etc. OK AMD r9 280x 3GB videocard, Remote FX works on Win10 Guest but only with 512MB max, not working w 1GB video RAM. ...
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Windows XP in Hyper V - missing internet and network connectivity with ethernet LAN

So after installing Windows 10 Pro with Hyper-V I successfully create a new virtual machine pointing to my old Windows XP Mode hard disk. Windows XP boots but now asks to be registered/unlocked. ...