How to Install Hyper-V on Windows 10

Hyper-V is a virtualization program developed by Microsoft and is completely free and comes integrated with Windows.

How to Install Hyper-V on Windows 10

How to Set Up Hyper-V on Windows 10

Many IT professionals use the Hyper-V Client virtualization program because it is free. With Hyper-V, you can create new virtual machines and install operating systems such as Windows, Linux or macOS.

Before installing this virtualization software, you should check that your processor has virtualization capability. If you want to enable the virtualization feature in the BIOS, you can access the article below;

If we take a look at the system requirements for Microsoft Hyper-V;

  1. You must have a 64-bit version of the Windows 10, 8, and 8.1 operating systems.
  2. Your processor must have SLAT (Second Level Address Translation).
  3. You must have at least 4 GB of RAM.

How to Enable Hyper-V

After mentioning the Hyper-V system requirements, follow the steps below in order to activate it on your system.

   Step 1

Right-click on the Windows Start menu and click Programs and Features.

Programs and Features

   Step 2

In the Programs and Features window, click Turn Windows features on or off.

Turn Windows Features on or off

   Step 3

In the Windows Features window, select Hyper-V, and then click OK.

Enabling Hyper-V

   Step 4

Installing Hyper-V on Windows 10 …

Applying Changes

   Step 5

After completing the installation, restart your computer for the settings to take effect.

Windows Completed The Requested Changes

   Step 6

After restarting your computer, start Hyper-V Manager.

Hyper-V Manager

   Step 7

The first boot-up view of the Hyper-V virtualization program is as follows.

The View of Hyper-V

How to Run Hyper-V in PC ⇒ Video

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   Final Word


In this article, we have examined step by step how to setup Hyper-V on Windows operating systems. Thanks for following us!

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