Seemingly Hyper-V Manager GUI does not show VM generation of already created VMs whereas we do need to check on that sometimes. As usual PowerShell is an answer to this problem: That command will output name of VMs and generation information as shown on a sample screenshot below: Command above need to be run in … How to check local Hyper-V VM generation
The other day it was necessary for me to confirm Windows OS build in Hyper-V guest VM without logging in into it. I simply received VM from the client but no credentials which I could use, but it was necessary to quickly confirm guest OS build. I was certain that there is a way to … Getting Hyper-V guest OS information without logging in to guest OS/VM
Recently I imported some old VM into my Windows 10 Hyper-V and noticed that unlike VMs I created with latest version of Hyper-V it has an extra option named “Upgrade Configuration Versions..”: To me option name is a bit confusing (which sometimes happens in MSFT products out of best intentions in attempts to simplify their … Windows 10 Hyper-V: What is “Upgrade Configuration Version…” option?
I’ve recently switched from VMware Workstation to Windows 10 Client Hyper-V and I really pleased with capabilities I get so far. But after awhile I noticed extreme sluggishness of web browsing on my host machine which I had not linked initially with Hyper-V. Issue has not crop up immediately after I installed and started using … Internet access slowness on host after installing Windows 10 Client Hyper-V
Just a one-liner to list MAC addresses for all Hyper-V VMs on the Hyper-V host: Get-VM|Get-VMNetworkAdapter | FT VMName, MACAddress