• Should we use Hyper-V snapshot for backup on SQL Server 2008

    So we have SQL Server 2008 in Hyper-V as a supported configuration. It's been performing well since we're using fixed or pass-through disks (which has increased our processor/memory settings). My big question is can we use snapshots as a reliable backup mechanism? Should we use the tried and...

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  • Hyper-V for laptop use?

    Let me start by saying that I’m new to virtualization. I’m running Windows 8 on my laptop, but would like to virtualize Ubuntu so that I can boot it for running code, testing Linux programs, etc. I tried this with Virtual PC 2007 (I allocated 1G of RAM for Ubuntu), and it was very slow. I’ve...

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  • Scripting control processes in Hyper-V VM

    I want to script a Hyper-V VM as part of a build process so that it’ll be able to launch processes specific command-lines. I’ve looked through this library, but all the operations seem to be at VM controller level instead of controlling the OS within the VM.

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  • Path to config file in Hyper-V?

    Where does Hyper-V store the path to the config file for a given virtual machine? I thought it would be in the "rootvirtualization" name space, but it’s not there. What WMI object or field stores the path?

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  • Making the call between VMWare and Hyper-V?

    We’re doing some serious upgrading at work and I’ve been tasked with determining how to proceed. I’m looking to make the call between WMware and Hyper-V. We will be running multi-processor machines which will be hosting Windows Server 2008 and Server 2012 with Linux operating systems. These...

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  • Should we go with Hyper-V or VMware for development?

    Our company is looking to replace a few machines in our office with (a more powerful) multiprocessor machine that will run either VMware or Hyper-V (with a few to hosting a mix of Windows Server 2003, 2008 and Linux OS). These machines were primarily used for testing ASP.Net / Perl web sites. Our...

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  • Receiving error messsage when connecting to a local server using Hyper-V

    A member of my family recently installed the Hyper-V Manager in Windows 7 SP1. But he told me when he tried to connect to another machine in the same Workplace, he's receiving this error: 'You do not have the required permission to complete this task. Contact the administrators of the authorization...

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  • Changing over from Hyper-V to Virtual PC

    I am using Windows Server 2008 with several instances of Hyper-V running. These are development VMs and I want to now switch back Vista x64 because I need to use Aero. I am aware that Windows Server 2008 can run Aero but the system suffers from significant power drain when used in conjunction with...

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  • Can’t install VMware player with Hyper V running

    I’m trying to install VMplayer on Windows Server 2008 R2 with Microsoft Hyper V, but I get the following error message: This product may not be installed as Microsoft Hyper V installed. Is it impossible to add VMplayer when Hyper V is in use? Are there workarounds?

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  • Importing a Windows Server 2008 into Hyper-V VM

    Is it possible to import a Windows Server 2008 server as a Hyper-V Virtual Server to another Windows Server 2008 instance? I’d like to do this as cheaply as possible. Is there some other workaround (i.e. import the image into VMWare first and then convert to Hyper-V)?

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  • Hyper-V is destroying our WiFi internet connection

    This is the first time our company is using Hyper-V (on Windows 8). When we created a new virtual network switch, which was external, it somehow bridges the VMs network adapter with the WiFi. This is killing the WiFi's internet connection. What are we doing wrong?

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  • I’m trying to enable Hyper-V in my control panel

    I recently installed Windows 8 Pro and I'm trying to use Visual Studio for Windows Phone Development. Next, I enabled "virtualization technology" in the motherboard but I can't make it. It says I can enable "Hyper-V" but not the "Hyper-V Platform".Is it possible to enable the "Hyper-V Platform"...

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  • Can Hyper-V RemoteFX be used with Windows 8 Pro?

    Is it possible to use RemoteFX with Hyper-V on Windows 8 Pro? According to http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/enterprise/products-and-technologies/windows-8/enterprise-edition.aspx it looks like that is possible to use it only with Enterprise edition, although other research I’ve done...

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  • What happened to my hyper-visor?

    I installed Windows Phone 8 SDK emulator and received the following error: The Windows Phone Emulator requires Hyper-V. Your PC is missing the following pre-requisites required to run Hyper-V: Windows 8 Professional (64-bit) I’m running Windows 8 Professional (64-bit) OS, a Processor type Intel...

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  • Can’t connect to corporate LAN via Server 2008 with Hyper V VMs

    I'm running Server 2008 in conjunction with a number of Hyper-Vs on one server. When I try to connect to my corporate LAN using VPN from the main OS, my VM's are not able to find the corporate LAN; although Internet and LAN home networks work fine. Each of the VMs has one virtual network adapter....

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  • How to connect to VM full screen/Hyper-V?

    I’m trying to change over some of our machines from Windows Server 2008 R2 to run on VM. I did this using Powershell, but now I can’t get the systems to do anything more than boot up. I’ve done some research on how to connect to VM, but can find nothing on how to load up the VM full screen...

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  • Hypervisor is not running

    When I try to start my virtual machine, I get an error message saying that the hypervisor is not running. I'm able to open Hyper-V Manager fine, and have not had a problem running a VM on this physical machine before. Has anyone run into this issue?

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  • Virtualizing a windows nt 4.0 server with hyper-v

    Hey guys, Currently we are running Windows NT 4.0 on our network and will be upgrading our hardware and software to Server 2012. In-order to do this we must virtualize our Windows NT server because we our still running a legacy database called PC-File. We our upgrading our database but right now it...

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  • Hyper-V requirements with Windows Server 2008

    Besides needing 64 bit are there any other requirements i should be thinking about when using hyper v in terms of hardware?

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  • How to create a Virtual Machine on a Windows 7 host.

    Hello...I am chasing some advice on how to proceed. I wish to create a virtual machine, I have a Windows 7 machine, it is: 2.10GHz, 4.0GB RAM, & has a 64-bit operating system. I have 140+GB of free space on my hard drive. What I want to know is the step-by-step process of installing the Hyper-V...

    CrackingTry35 pointsBadges:

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