How to Enable Hyper-V Virtualization on Windows 10

Hardware Requirements

– 64-bit processor
– CPU support for VM Monitor Mode Extension (VT-c on Intel CPU’s)
– Minimum of 4GB RAM. Virtual machines share their memory with the host computer. You need to provide enough memory to   handle the workload.
– Virtualization technology should enabled on BIOS
– Hardware Enforced Data Execution Prevention should enabled on BIOS

Operating system requirements

Windows 10 editions which can support Hyper-v:

– Windows 10 Enterprise
– Windows 10 Professional
– Windows 10 Education

Windows 10 editions which can’t support Hyper-v:

– Windows 10 Home
– Windows 10 Mobile
– Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise

Press WinKey+R , type “control” press OK

select “programs and features

Select “Turn Windows feature on or off” on left pane

Tick on “Hyper V

press “OK”, after the installation will ask reboot.

After the reboot, search ” Powershell” on start menu

right click on “powershell” and select “Run as administrator

enter “Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Hyper-v -All”  on powershell window without the quotes.

enter “Y”.

Reboot computer.

To open Hyper-V, search “Hyper-V” on startmenu.

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