Hyper-V

What is a Virtual Server?

by Jason Wynn

Using virtual machines (VM) and virtual servers is no new task. We have been working with the concept of providing time-sharing solutions since the late 1960s and early 1970s. This was because the cost of using mainframe computers was extortionate and logically it made more economical sense to utilize time sharing. With the release of… Read More

How to Enable Nested Virtualization in Hyper-V

by Russell Smith

Hyper-V is the built-in hypervisor that comes free in Windows and Windows Server. It is used to run virtual machines (VM) on Windows. Virtualization is also used for other features, like Virtualization-Based Security (VBS), Windows Sandbox, and Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG). Developers sometimes use virtualization with Visual Studio to run device emulators. Microsoft introduced… Read More

How to Install Hyper-V on Windows 10

by Russell Smith

If you want to run virtual machines (VM) on Windows 10, you'll need to install Hyper-V. Hyper-V is a hardware-based hypervisor that lets you run VMs in their own isolated spaces. You can run multiple VMs at the same time, provided you have enough resources like disk space, RAM, and CPU capacity. Hyper-V supports Windows,… Read More

How to Disable Hyper-V Completely in Windows 10

with 2 Comments by Russell Smith

Hyper-V is an optional feature in Windows 10 that can be used to run virtual machines (VMs) and perform other virtualization duties, such as supporting Credential Guard and Windows Sandbox. Like all Windows 10 features, you can add or remove Hyper-V using Turn Windows features on or off in the Programs and Features applet of the legacy Control Panel, PowerShell or DISM.