Use Windows 8 Client Hyper-V to set up a test machine

Choose the Connect command

Launching the installation

For my example, I choose to have the operating system installed from a DVD. So, after you insert the DVD in the drive, go back to the Actions pane in the Hyper-V Manager, scroll down to the virtual machine section and click the Connect command.

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