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Category: Microsoft Hyper-V

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

When Hyper-V virtual machines fail to import

While it’s possible to import virtual machines into Hyper-V, sometimes the process fails. Let’s do some troubleshooting and see if…

World gone wrong: Using event logs to troubleshoot Hyper-V

When something goes wrong with Windows Server Hyper-V, the event logs are a good place to look for answers. But…

Simplifying the deployment of a generic virtual machine in Hyper-V

Here’s an easy way to create and clone a simple, generic Windows virtual machine without the hassle of creating a…

Transitioning to VHD sets to provide storage for guest clusters

In Windows Server 2016, Microsoft came up with a better way of providing storage to guest clusters – VHD sets.…

Manually allocating host logical processors for a Hyper-V server

Making modifications to the number of host logical processors available to a Hyper-V server can help you to gain more…