OK, enough of that getting ready stuff and basic configuration. The real reason we’re running Hyper-V is to actually create and use virtual machines (VMs), so let’s get down to it. You can make a VM in several different ways, but they all start with the Hyper-V Manager console.
The next version of System Center Virtual Machine Manager will support Hyper-V, including the creation of VMs. We can’t wait!
The basic steps for creating a VM are:
Create a new VM, giving it a name and location.
Assign RAM to the VM.
Connect to a network.
Assign or create a Virtual Disk.
Specify where the operating system will be loaded from.
The New Virtual Machine Wizard handles all these basic steps, but it is pretty limited and for many situations ...