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Run HyperV 2012 from a USB stick

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Can anyone explain how to get hyperv 2012  running from a usb drive in order to create a portable lab?
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The knowledge of Windows To Go will be helpful

There are how to do it:

Run Hyper-V Server from a USB Flash Drive
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj733589.aspx

Installing and running Hyper-V from a USB stick
http://www.altaro.com/hyper-v/installing-and-running-hyper-v-from-a-usb-stick/

Deploying Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 on USB Flash Drive
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee731893(WS.10).aspx
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You should remember about requirements:

If You want to run Hyper-V 2012 R2 from USB stick, you need min 8 GB USB flash drive.
The computer which is to run the Hyper-V needs to support boot from USB and the Hyper-V prerequisites. (x64 and others)

I think it is good idea to use 32 GB USB 3.0 stick  (

To create the USB stick with Hyper-V on it, you have to download and install the Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK) for Windows 8.1, and than use the instructions form links above.
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Many thanks. Finally got it going.
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