Friday, October 10, 2014

How To Setup WiFi Connection In Hyper-V In Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10

Setting up a wireless network connection in Hyper-v is rudimentary as against deploying Windows operating system. As long as you are able to get the right configuration to setup it up and operating system working the next sensible thing to do is to have the internal connection to function so that you can connect to the internet.

In less cases, people tend to find it difficult to fix wireless connection in Hyper-V. Either having to see error of not been able to set it up or the Hyper-V is not accepting the procedure used in setting it up. Whatever the case maybe getting it to work is what you want and that has to be by following a step-by-step instruction like the one within this guide to have your WiFi internal connection in place.

When you are ready to connect it within your Windows operating system in Hyper-V this information would  be useful to you  as it is concise in its approach.

Image showing Search in Windows'Charm

STEP 1: Press Windows + C key to open 'Charm' . Type or copy and paste  Hyper-V manager  into 'Search' and click 'Hyper-V manager' link below to open it.

Red arrow pointing to Virtual Switch Manager...

STEP 2: To right-hand side of the Hyper-V manager dialog click on 'Virtual Switch Manager...' to continue. 

Image of red arrows pointing to the procedures

STEP 3: In the next window select 'Internal' and click on 'Create Virtual Switch' button.

Red arrows showing the process

STEP 4: Under 'Name:' type or copy and paste Virtual WLAN  it in, click on 'Apply' and next on 'OK' to close window.

Image showing red arrows pointing to the procedures

STEP 5: Right-click on wireless icon at SysTray and select 'Open Network and Sharing Center...' to continue. 

Image of Network and Sharing Center

STEP 6: Make sure 'vEthernet (Virtual WLAN) is existing below your WiFi connection'.

Red arrows pointing to the processes

STEP 7: Back to Hyper-V manager, make sure Virtual Machine is turned off and click on 'Settings' below to continue.

Red arrow pointing to Legacy Network Adapter

STEP 8: Select 'Legacy Network Adapter' from the list and click on 'Add'.

Arrows pointing to the procedures

STEP 9: Next, to the right-hand side select 'Virtual WLAN' from the drop-down menu and click on 'OK' to close it.

Image showing red arrows pointing to the processes

STEP 10: Right-click your WiFi icon on the SysTray and select 'Open Network and Sharing Center...'.

Image showing red arrow pointing to WiFi connection

STEP 11: Click on WiFi connection to the right-hand side of the 'Control Panel'  network and sharing dialog.

Red arrow pointing to Properties

STEP 12:  Next, click on 'Properties'  to continue.

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STEP 13: Click on the 'Sharing' tab and select the little box beside 'Allow other network users to connect this computer's internet connection' and select 'vEthernet (Virtual WLAN)' - it might not appear in your 'Sharing' and click on 'OK' .

Red arrows pointing to the processes

STEP 14: Try to set the display of your OS to your taste and I usually set mine to default system resolution.