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Surface Pro – How to install Hyper-V

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  1. Bring up the Metro Windows 8 interface
  2. Type in: Programs & Features
  3. Select Turn Windows Features on or off on the left hand side menu
  4. Check Hyper-V (make sure – Hyper-V Management Tools & Hyper-V platforms are also selected inside the Hyper-V section).
  5. Click Ok
  6. The Hyper-V services will get installed. Once completed restart your Surface.
  7. Launch the Hyper-V Manager and you are good to go to start playing with your Virtual machines.

Note: The same method allows Hyper-V to be installed on Windows 8.1 if you are running a 64bit OS & your Motherboard & CPU supports virtualization.

Note: Surface RT does not support Hyper-V – this is only suitable for the Surface Pros.