How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?Hyper-V Manager is a virtualization program developed by Microsoft. Although Hyper-V is a free program completely, it is a very successful virtualization solution.
How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

Before you install Windows operating system with Hyper-V, you should definitely create a new virtual machine. Creating a new virtual machine with Hyper-V is easy and simple. Hyper-V is available as a feature in Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 operating systems.

There are two ways to enable Hyper-V on Windows. These ways are;

  1. How to Enable Hyper-V Using Powershell?
  2. How to Configure Hyper-V Using CMD?

If you have not installed Hyper-V Manager before, you can perform the installation from the above links.

After performing the Hyper-V Manager installation, we will install Windows 7 Ultimate operating system step by step by creating a new virtual machine.

In our previous article, we reviewed the steps to install the Windows 10 operating system with Hyper-V. You can reach this article from the link below;

How to Install Windows 7 using Hyper-V on Windows 10?

Follow the steps below for installing Windows 7 on Hyper-V Manager.

   Step 1

Start Hyper-V Manager on Windows 10.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 2

On Hyper-V, click Actions and then click Virtual Machine.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 3

To install the operating system in a different location, select the Store the virtual machine in a different location option, then specify the location you want to install and click Next to continue .

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 4

In the Hyper-V Generation window, select Generation 1 and click Next.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 5

Depending on your physical computer, you can set a high RAM value for the operating system to be installed. If your computer has 8 GB or 16 RAM, you can specify 4096 (4 GB) RAM for the Windows 7 virtual machine.

After completing the virtual machine RAM setting, click on the Next button.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 6

Since the Windows 7 virtual machine network adapter is not defined, click Next to continue the installation.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 7

For the Windows 7 virtual machine, you only need to specify the 30 GB Hard Disk size. Click Next to continue.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 8

After downloading the Windows 7 Ultimate operating system ISO file from your computer, add the ISO file into Hyper-V Installation Options window and click on the Next button.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 9

After successfully creating a Windows 7 virtual machine using Hyper-V, click Finish to skip the virtual machine’s summary information.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 10

To start Windows 7 setup on Hyper-V, connect to the virtual machine with the Connect option.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 11

Click the Start button to start the Windows 7 operating system installation.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 12

Windows installation is starting…

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 13

Select your Windows 7 system language and keyboard layout and click the Next button.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 14

Click Install Now to start Windows 7 installation.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 15

Accept the Windows 7 license agreement and click on the Next button.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 16

Click Custom (advanced).

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 17

We had set the HDD size to 30 GB on the virtual machine hard disk setting window. In this step, format the HDD and create a new Partition.

Next, select HDD Partition 2 and click on the Next button.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 18

Preparing files for Windows 7 installation…

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 19

Once you have copied the necessary files, you will see the Windows 7 user screen as below. In this step, define a name for the user name and computer name and click Next to continue the installation.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 20

If you want to set a password, you create your password on this screen. If you do not want to define a password, click Next to continue.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 21

Select the Time Zone for the operating system and click on the Next button.

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 22

Windows is completing the settings…

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 23

Hyper-V Windows 7 installation has completed successfully! You can access the system information by clicking the Right Button / Properties on my computer…

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager?

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  Final Word

How to Install Windows 7 in Hyper-V Manager? – In this article, we have reviewed the steps to install Windows 7 Ultimate operating system with Hyper-V. In the next installment, we will install other Windows operating systems. Thanks for following us!

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