May
5
2015

How to Setup Hyper-V in Windows 10 insider Preview

This post will help you setup Hyper-V in Windows 10 Technical Preview | Insider Preview. In the last post I wrote, I outlined the steps to enable Hyper-V in Windows 10 TP. Now after you have enabled Hyper-V, its time to use the Hyper-V manager to setup Hyper-V and personalize it to match your settings. Remember, First thing to check is that your Computer BIOS settings for Hardware Virtualization are set to enabled.

Now, to launch Hyper-V manager:

  • Type Hyper-V in the start screen | Start Menu
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  • Select, Hyper-V manager from the listed options.
  • Now, Click on the Machine ( server ) name in the left hand pane, as indicated in the screenshot below
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  • This will list all the associated options of this particular server within your server list.
  • Now, if in case, there are no servers listed in the left hand
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  • Click on, Connect to a server
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  • Click on Local Computer,
  • Click Ok
  • Now,
  • Look at the options displayed on the right hand side pane.
  • To change a setting, click on any one of them
  • To start with, Click on Hyper-V settings
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  • Here, You can easily set the Paths for your VHD ( Virtual Hard disk files ) & VM ( Virtual machines )
  • Change them to your necessity or liking.
  • After this, Add your Old VMs or setup a new one.
  • Follow this Post ( How to add a new VM in Windows 10 )

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Shantanu is a Windows Enthusiast, a troubleshooter & a writer. He is a Microsoft MVP in Windows Expert - IT Pro from 2007. You can check out his other work @ www.shantanukaushik.com

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