Hyper-V Program Manager
A couple of people have already posted on how to get going with the Hyper-V beta - but I thought I would try and do a detailed step-by-step guide. So here we go:
Now you are ready to start using Hyper-V, but I will stop there for today.
Hi Ben, does the AMD CPU issue you refer to affects only Barcelona and Phenom chip? Cos the screenshot of your CPUz shows a AMD64 x2 (windsor).
Cy - it affects any AMD processor of the F2 revision.
How long does this Beta software last? Does it have a 120 day execution or is there a timestamp for expiration?
Also, do you know if this will be free like Virtual Server?
Ok, so unlucky me, I have a cpu exactly like the one depicted in your CPUID screen cap. But I went ahead and install but the hypervisor will not start, is this the expected behavior?
Could you point me to more info as to why this "BUG" in the CPU will have problem with Hyper-v?
I do not know what the timeout is on the current build (there will be one no doubt). The final release of Hyper-V will be available to anyone with a copy of Windows Server 2008 (it is a server role - just like AD or DHCP).
The link in the article has about as much information as I cna provide. I would recommend that you check for an updated BIOS from your motherboard manufacturer.
In this article show you how to install ,configure and install your first virtual machine in the New Technology driven by Microsoft Hyper-V.