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xendistar

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I have setup Hyper V on my Windows 8.1 laptop, the guest OS is Window 7 Pro. I have followed the eightforum how to

http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/19359-hyper-v-virtual-switch-manager.html

But still cannot get a connection.

The network icon appear on the win7 taskbar with the yellow exclamation mark on it. The Laptop is connecting via ethernet cable and gets its IP via DHCP. I have set the virtaul adapter on the win7 guest to dhcp and static but still no connection. I have setup up the virtaul switch on Hyper V.

Can anybody give me any pointers please.

Tim
 

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Kari

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I am asking you to do quite a lot, take a bunch of screenshots and post them here, but it's only to get as much information as possible in order to possibly find the reason for your issue.

Please post screenshots showing the following Windows dialogs and settings, my example screenshots show exactly what I am asking for (click screenshots to enlarge):

- From the Windows 7 virtual machine, the Network and Sharing Center, Ethernet Status and Network Connection Details:

2015-04-19_10h13_33.png


- The same as above from the host PC

- The Windows 7 virtual machine Settings dialog with the Network Adapter selected on the left pane:

2015-04-19_10h17_05.png


- The Hyper-V Virtual Switch Manager with the active virtual switch used by Windows 7 vm selected on the left pane:

2015-04-19_10h18_49.png


Post these and we'll go from that :).

In case you need help in making and posting the screenshots, see these tutorials:

Kari
 

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    1.6 GHz Intel Core i7-720QM Processor
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    6 GB
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    Beats sound system with integrated subwoofer
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    As Envy runs a bit warm, I have it on a Cooler Master pad
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xendistar

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Hi Kari thanks for trying to help, hopefully I have all the images you want

Virtual network setting (win7)

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Host network settings (win8.1)
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Virtual Network Adapter setting
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Virtual Switch settings
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OK, one thing clear is that the Windows 7 vm is not at all connected. This is most probably because you have enabled the virtual LAN identification.

Disable it in vm settings, I've highlighted the checkbox in your screenshot you should unselect:

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Try that and come back to tell how it went.

Kari
 

My Computer

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  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    HP ENVY 17-1150eg
    CPU
    1.6 GHz Intel Core i7-720QM Processor
    Memory
    6 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 Graphics
    Sound Card
    Beats sound system with integrated subwoofer
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17" laptop display, 22" LED and 32" Full HD TV through HDMI
    Screen Resolution
    1600*900 (1), 1920*1080 (2&3)
    Hard Drives
    Internal: 2 x 500 GB SATA Hard Disk Drive 7200 rpm
    External: 2TB for backups, 3TB USB3 network drive for media
    Cooling
    As Envy runs a bit warm, I have it on a Cooler Master pad
    Keyboard
    Logitech diNovo Media Desktop Laser (bluetooth)
    Mouse
    Logitech MX1000 Laser (Bluetooth)
    Internet Speed
    50 MB VDSL
    Browser
    Maxthon 3.5.2., IE11
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    Windows Defender 4.3.9431.0
    Other Info
    Windows in English, additional user accounts in Finnish, German and Swedish.

Kari

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You are welcome :).
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    HP ENVY 17-1150eg
    CPU
    1.6 GHz Intel Core i7-720QM Processor
    Memory
    6 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 Graphics
    Sound Card
    Beats sound system with integrated subwoofer
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17" laptop display, 22" LED and 32" Full HD TV through HDMI
    Screen Resolution
    1600*900 (1), 1920*1080 (2&3)
    Hard Drives
    Internal: 2 x 500 GB SATA Hard Disk Drive 7200 rpm
    External: 2TB for backups, 3TB USB3 network drive for media
    Cooling
    As Envy runs a bit warm, I have it on a Cooler Master pad
    Keyboard
    Logitech diNovo Media Desktop Laser (bluetooth)
    Mouse
    Logitech MX1000 Laser (Bluetooth)
    Internet Speed
    50 MB VDSL
    Browser
    Maxthon 3.5.2., IE11
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender 4.3.9431.0
    Other Info
    Windows in English, additional user accounts in Finnish, German and Swedish.

Kari

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Found this post through google

@Kari Thanks for the solution, it was indeed that checkbox which was not letting the host and guest talk.

You are welcome :)
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    HP ENVY 17-1150eg
    CPU
    1.6 GHz Intel Core i7-720QM Processor
    Memory
    6 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 Graphics
    Sound Card
    Beats sound system with integrated subwoofer
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17" laptop display, 22" LED and 32" Full HD TV through HDMI
    Screen Resolution
    1600*900 (1), 1920*1080 (2&3)
    Hard Drives
    Internal: 2 x 500 GB SATA Hard Disk Drive 7200 rpm
    External: 2TB for backups, 3TB USB3 network drive for media
    Cooling
    As Envy runs a bit warm, I have it on a Cooler Master pad
    Keyboard
    Logitech diNovo Media Desktop Laser (bluetooth)
    Mouse
    Logitech MX1000 Laser (Bluetooth)
    Internet Speed
    50 MB VDSL
    Browser
    Maxthon 3.5.2., IE11
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender 4.3.9431.0
    Other Info
    Windows in English, additional user accounts in Finnish, German and Swedish.

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