Category Archives: Hyper-V

Step by Step – Prepping up Windows 8 Hyper-V for SharePoint Lab VMs

Ever since Windows 8 came out, I have been either creating new SharePoint VMs using Hyper-V or becoming great advocate of Hyper-V & Windows 8 for people who have been using VMware Workstation since Windows 7 days. I was using … Continue reading

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My Take on Running VMware Workstation and Hyper-V on Same Windows 8 Machine

Let me first clarify. Running both VMware Workstation (Current version – 9) and Hyper-V on same Windows 8 machine is not supported. Back in SharePoint 2010 and Windows 7 days, because of lack of client virtualization technologies on Windows 7, … Continue reading

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Problem Enabling Hyper-V on Hardware running Windows 8 Enterprise

Are you planning to install Hyper-V on your Windows 8 Pro or Windows 8 Enterprise desktop and use for your SharePoint virtualization technology? If you are, you may want to ensure your CPU and hardware supports some of the basic requirements … Continue reading

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