Chapter 22. Running virtual machines with Hyper-V

Setting up Hyper-V

Using Hyper-V Manager

Creating a network switch

Creating a virtual machine

Changing settings for a virtual machine

Running a virtual machine

Working with checkpoints

Alternatives to Hyper-V

You can use Hyper-V to create and run virtual machines—effectively, computers within a computer. A console on your computer acts as a monitor for a virtual machine (sometimes called a VM), which generally has most of the features and capabilities of a standalone computer. The only difference is that a virtual machine runs as a program on a host computer, under the control of a system-level software layer called a hypervisor.

Hyper-V has long been a power feature in server editions of Microsoft ...

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