How to enable Hyper-V for Windows 8 & Windows 8.1 Pro

by | Dec 19, 2014

Are you a Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 Pro user? In this post we explain how to enable the Hyper-V hypervisor in this operating system to deploy virtual desktops or to perform a dynamic allocation of RAM or to compact, extend and reduce volumes or use volumes of dynamic allocation of space.

The installation is performed from the “control panel” where we should select “Turn Windows features on or off”. There we will see the option “enable Hyper-V”. Once it is enabled, you must restart your computer and you will have the “Hyper-V Manager” installed to manage Hyper-V servers or the local server.

To create a virtual machine yu only have to follow the steps suggested by the wizard, allocate memory and disk and use an ISO to load a system.

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