Microsoft released the Windows Vista operating system on January 30, 2007. Windows Vista was Codename Longhorn with x86 / x64 processor support.
How to Run Windows Vista on a Virtual Machine using Hyper-V
Before the release of Windows Vista, Windows Longhorn released with the beta version. Windows Longhorn is a beta release developed after Windows XP.
The Windows Aero feature was first introduced with Windows Vista. In addition, DirectX 10 support was introduced with Vista. In addition, we’ve heard about Windows Sidebar for the first time with Vista.
Microsoft maintained 10 years of support for Windows Vista and terminated its support on April 11, 2017.
Nowadays, installing Windows Vista on a computer is very unreasonable behavior. As a result, Microsoft terminated Vista’s update support.
However, it would be wise to install and try Windows Vista on a virtual machine using virtualization programs.
In our previous articles, we examined the installation of Windows operating systems using the HyperV Manager virtualization program. In this article, we will install Windows Vista using HyperV on Windows 10.
How to Install Windows Vista with HyperV on Windows 10
After briefly discussing the history of Windows Vista, let’s review the installation steps. Now, after creating a new virtual machine with the HyperV program, we will install Windows Vista step by step.
If you do not have HyperV installed on your computer, you can install it from the links below.