Creating a virtual machine in Hyper-V Manager
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Hyper-V virtual machine
Click Actions|Virtual machine to begin creating a new vm within Hyper-V.
This window gives you an explanation of how to create a vm. You can choose not to show it again.
Specify name and location
On this window, you can create the name of your vm and specify the default location or a new location.
Creating your virtual (vhd) disk
On this window, you can size your virtual disk and choose its location.
On this window, you can specify whether you want to load the media from and image file or a physical DVD/CD.
This is the area in Hyper-V Manager that will display all of your virtual machines.
Start your virtual machine
Right-click on your vm and choose Connect.
Installing your virtual machine
Click Action | Start.
Windows Server 2008
On this window, I am creating a vm of Windows Server 2008.
Installed virtual machine
A fully functioning vm of Windows Server 2008.