Install Operating System in your Base Virtual Machine

In this post we will install the Windows 2012 R2 Operating System on our BaseImage Virtual Machine. This will help us to create multiple virtual machines later from a single image. 1. In the Hyper-V Manager, select the VM created in the previous step. Ex: BaseImage and click settings. 2. …

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Configure Network for Windows 8.1 Client Hyper-V

In this post I will go thru the steps to configure the network for your Windows 8.1 Client Hyper-V. This is needed so your VM’s can connect to the network. 1. Open your start screen and look for the Hyper-V Management Tools group. And click Hyper-V Manager   2. Click …

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Installation of Windows 8.1 Client Hyper-v

In this quick post, I will go thru the steps to install Client Hyper-V via Powershell. In this way you can have a script ready and install it on all your computers. 1. Query your computer for the Hyper-V feature. Get-WindowsOptionalFeature –online | ? {$_.featurename –like “*Hyper*”} You can see …

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What’s New in Hyper-V in Windows 2012 R2

Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 has some new cool features. While doing some research I found some information about them. Hope it is useful. Generation 2 VM The basic architecture of the virtual machine has not changed in a long time. The old BIOS emulation from 1980’s is supported by …

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Menu for Creating Template Copies in Windows 8 Client Hyper-V

While working with the Windows 8 Client Preview, I start experimenting with the alternatives to automate the Client Hyper-V. After a little while I build a script to allow a user to duplicate their Hyper-V Templates from PowerShell [code language = ps] <# .Synopsis Create VM from a template in …

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