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

If you have already configured a Virtual switch, just select it

When you do, Hyper V will add the Legacy Network Adapter to the Hardware list and immediately take you to that section. Since I already created a virtual switch for my last article, I'll select the Test 1 Virtual switch from the virtual switch drop down, as shown. Then, click Apply to save your changes. If you haven't already set up a Virtual switch for the Network Adapter, you can do so at any time. (See my blog post, Create a test machine in Windows 8 Client Hyper-V.)

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