Microsoft Hyper-V

Repair Hyper-V hosts and virtual machines with PowerShell

Hyper-V is reliable for hosting virtual machines, but things sometimes go wrong. Fortunately, PowerShell can repair Hyper-V hosts and fix…

1 month ago

Checking to see how much space is really available for your Hyper-V VM

Ever wonder if there’s enough physical space to allow you to perform an action in a Hyper-V VM? Here’s how…

2 months ago

Using PowerShell to locate a Hyper-V virtual machine

What can you do if you need to know which Hyper-V host a particular VM is running on? Roll up…

3 months ago

Trouble adding Hyper-V host to Virtual Machine Manager? Do this

System Center Virtual Machine Manager makes adding a Hyper-V host easy. But sometimes problems occur. If this happens to you,…

4 months ago

Problem solved: When Hyper-V won’t boot a newly created VM

Creating a new VM on a Hyper-V server usually goes well — until it doesn’t. The solution to one perplexing…

4 months ago

Yes, you can: Enabling BitLocker encryption for Generation 1 Hyper-V VMs

Think you can’t enable BitLocker on a Gen 1 Hyper-V virtual machine? Think again. And here’s a step-by-step guide how…

5 months ago

Delaying Hyper-V virtual machine startup: A PowerShell solution

There are reasons for delaying Hyper-V virtual machine startup, but it’s easier said than done. Fortunately, there is an undocumented…

5 months ago

5 common misconceptions about Microsoft Hyper-V

What you think you know about Hyper-V may be wrong. Let’s correct five misconceptions about Microsoft Hyper-V once and for…

8 months ago

The dynamic memory debate in Microsoft Hyper-V rages on

Should you be using dynamic memory for your Hyper-V virtual machines? The debate has been going on for a long…

8 months ago

HOW TO: Convert VMware virtual machines to Hyper-V VMs

Need to convert VMware virtual machines into Hyper-V VMs? This how-to guide takes you every step of the way to…

9 months ago