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Set up Windows 8 Client Hyper-V to run Windows XP

Renaming the virtual machine will help you to keep track of it

When you see the new virtual machine appear in the Virtual Machines list, right click the name and rename it to something like XP Virtual Machine, then go back to the Actions pane and click the Settings command.

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