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

Name the computer and specify the amount of RAM

If you want to use the preconfigured default virtual machine, just click Finish button. When you do you'll get a basic configuration with 512MB of RAM and no network connection. Of course you can modify the configuration from the Settings page. However, if you want to create a customized virtual machine, click Next. On the next two screens in the New Virtual Machine Wizard, you'll give your machine a name and specify the amount of RAM you want the virtual machine to have. These two screens are shown.

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