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Hyper-V is a native hypervisor; it can create virtual machines on x86-64 systems and supersedes Windows Virtual PC as the hardware virtualization c...

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Hyper-V "Extend Volume" is grayed out in MMC - What to do?


The volume on my Hyper-V machine is running out of space. Last night I tried to extend the volume.

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Some Hyper-V Hardware and Software Best Practices

The following article is comprised of the pearls we have garnered deploying virtualization solutions since Virtual Server 2005 and subsequent 2008 RTM+ Hyper-V in standalone and clustered environments.
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Where is my disk space?


Hi All,

I am using Windows Server 2016 and enable Hyper-V features. I created a virtual machine for

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How can I  become less confused about my VM disk management on my Hypervisor

OK, I am not sure this is a question. I was running very low on my C: drive of my RDS VM so I …
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2012 R2 Hyper-V VMs won't start


Client has two identical Dell servers that both experienced the same failure this morning. Hyper-V

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Looking for easy to deploy and reliable SFTP/SCP server.


I would like to have an easy to deploy and reliable SFTP/SCP server.  I know about SolarWinds


Andy's VMware vSphere tip#4: Partitions :- OS Partitions …

Andy's VMware vSphere tip#4: Partitions :- OS Partitions have no place in VMware vSphere or Hyper-V.…
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Hyper-v to VMWare migration


Hi All,

I am looking to migrate my Windows servers from Hyper-v to VMWare.

I've never worked with

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Why does virtual server stop on it's own?


Have a Server that is running Server 2019.   Added to server has SQL server running running Hyper-V.

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Hyper-V VM in VLAN cannot ping pfSense VM

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I am setting up a test environment using Hyper-V VMs, as follows:

- W10-01 is a Windows 10 VM on the

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Orphaned AVHDX file




I am an orphaned avhdx file (for the virtual machine "TS2") that is dated 3/27/2021 and

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How to build Active Directory Domain in Hyper-V with Static IP Addresses



I have a Windows 10 laptop with Hyper-v installed. It's connected to a home network using a

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Server 2016 Standard Hyper-V Guest will not start.


Server 2016 Standard Hyper-V Host volume ran out of diskspace. Guest Hyper-V was unable to start.

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Active Directory repair after roll back. Hyper-V virtual machine

Recently rolled back our AD server (Windows Server 2008) due to a ransomware issue. After doing an …
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How to get a Hyper-V VM to see an external HD and backup a folder one time with Windows Server Backup


I want to have a VM use an external HD for one time back of certain files. How do I get the VM to

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How do you enable TPM in Hyper-V Manager on a Workstation VM


Hi all,

I have just recently joined the Windows Insider program and have successfully upgraded my pc

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DISM cannot find source files no matter what I try


SFC DISM errors on Server 2019 Std.

This is a Hyper-V host. hosting one Server 2019 VM and one

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Hyper-V networking issue with Static IP

I'm stumped by this problem...

I have a D-Link DIR-330 router that I've been using for years. I …

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