Hyper-V host can not see virtual machine

mikenus
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Is there anyone who can comment on the following issue?
Hyper-Host failed to connect virtual machine even though it is running background.
Network List service failed to start and can not see NICs in Network and sharing center.

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Zaw Tun Naing
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Commented:
Have you set up a network in the HyperV manager ?
the process is described here http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg610603.aspx
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How many NICs do you have on the HyperV Host? - Minimum 2 recommended
Can the Virtual PC access the internet?

In HyperV Manager, Go to "Virtual Network Properties"
Choose "External" if you want the VM to interact on your network like any regular PC
Choose "Internal" if you want to limit communication only between host and VM.
Associate the Virtual NIC with 2nd NIC on the Host under "Connection Type"
Click OK

Configure IP Addresses as necessary.

Check the Network properties of NIC 2 on HyperV Host
The only connection you should see checked is "Microsoft Virtual Network Switch Protocol.

I am tempted to go into a lot more details but I'll just stop here. This is about all I think you need

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