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Instant Hyper-V Server Virtualization Starter by Vicente Rodriguez Eguibar

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Requirements and Installation

Microsoft © Hyper-V server 2008 R2 provides hardware virtualization services, and it is configured as a role within the OS. The Windows 2008 editions that support the Hyper-V role are: Standard, Enterprise, and Datacenter. The Foundation, Web, and Itanium editions do not support this role. There is another edition, a free edition called Windows Hyper-V 2008 server R2, but it can ONLY be used for virtualization purposes. By the way, this version does not provide a Graphical User Interface (GUI).

In ten easy steps, you can install Microsoft © Hyper-V role and get it set up on your system.

Step 1 – MS Windows 2008 Server installed

Before you install Microsoft © Hyper-V role in your server, you will need to check that you ...

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