In my previous post, I walked through the process of ensuring that your PC can run Hyper-V on Windows 8. This post is the next step, enabling Hyper-V.
The following assumes that you have already installed Windows 8 Pro or Enterprise on your PC.
Let’s get started.
or, from Control Panel, select Programs and Features
2. Select Turn Windows features on or off
3. Select Hyper-V, and click OK
The Hyper-V binaries is now added to your Windows installation.
4. Once Hyper-V feature is enabled, you must reboot your PC to complete the installation.
After your PC is restarted, Hyper-V Manager is added to your start screen.
I use Hyper-V Manager often, so I chose to pin it to my taskbar. Here’s my Hyper-V Manager.
Next post, I’ll walkthrough setting up networking on your PC (host) and your VMs (guests) with Ethernet and wireless.