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Blog, Hyper-V

Hyper-V: Issue when starting virtual machine from downloaded ISO file

Half a year ago I wrote a blog post about issues when mounting an ISO downloaded from TechNet. This error is related and its the error you will get in Hyper-V when starting the virtual machine from the a mounted ISO: “Synthetic SCSI Controller (Instance ID xxx): Failed to Power on with Error ‘The version does not support this version of the file format’. The solution to this problem is to make a copy of the ISO file and then…

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Blog, Hyper-V

How To Enable PXE in Hyper-V for Legacy Boot

Add Legacy Adapter Step 1

INTRODUCTION Today, I wanted to virtualize a client that I’ve previously had as a seperate machine. So, I thought that I would just do a clean installation of the system via PXE-boot. This is a guide for how to get PXE to work in Hyper-V for Legacy Boot (not UEFI). SOLUTION CREATE VIRTUAL SWITCH First you need to create a virtual switch. This is needed for the Virtual Machine to be able to communicate with the network. If you already…

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