How to Restore Hyper-V Virtual Machine from VHDX-File in Windows 10 or Server

fix virtual machine not starting Error Applying SCSI controller changes Hyper-V

Today we will explain how to cope with a quite common problem – your Hyper-V virtual machine is not working and you face an error when you try to start it. In my case I faced the following error message:

Error applying SCSI Controller changes
... failed to add resources to [virtual machine]. 
An unexpected error occurred: The specific network resource or device is no longer available. (0x80070037).

From this guide you will know how to recover your VM without reinstalling the operating system on it from a scratch. All you need to have is at least the virtual hard disk file (.vhdx).

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Allow Remote Access to Hyper-V VM from LAN & Internet – Create External Switch

In this article I will explain how to make your Hyper-V virtual machines accessible from non-management host computers or other devices connected to your home of office network (LAN).

For that purpose you need to create an external virtual switch in Hyper-V Manager . And this is the article is actually about.

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How to Upgrade Windows 7 or 8.1 to Windows 10 on VirtualBox VM

This article is about how to upgrade your Virtualbox virtual machine to Windows 10. The thing is if you just start your VM and begin upgrading you may encounter some errors making the update process stop. Besides that Windows 10 can run too slowly if you leave CPU and RAM settings that are minimal for Windows 7. 

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Windows 10 works slowly on Virtualbox. How to speed up?

windows 10 works slowly on virtualbox

The problem: Windows 10 works slowly on Virtualbox virtual machine, while Windows 7 is fast and snappy. You may see similar situations on the Internet forums. People often ask “Why is my Windows 10 so slow on virtualbox VM? I have Core i7, 16 GB of RAM, I assigned 4 cores of CPU and 4 GB of RAM to the virtual machine but the CPU usage is 100% all the time! Svchost.exe process is loading CPU to 100%”  Let us see what are the possible reasons of low performance and how to speed up Windows 10 on virtual machine. 

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