The Hyper-V technology provides an environment that you can use to create and manage virtual machines and their resources. Each virtual machine is an isolated, virtualized computer system that is capable of running its own operating system. This allows you to run multiple operating systems at the same time on the same physical computer.
The type of virtualization offered by Hyper-V is known as hardware virtualization. Hyper-V is a hypervisor-based hardware virtualization.
provides management access to your virtualization platform.
Hyper-V includes many new features that make it easier to virtualize your workloads. For more information about these new features, see:
This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Hyper-V Manager
to the Control Panel
for all users in Windows 8 Pro
, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Pro
, and Windows 8.1 Enterprise
You must be signed in as an administrator
to be able to do the steps in this tutorial.