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How to Install Windows 11 using Hyper-V in Windows 10

Hello all today in this article we will show you how to install Windows 11 with Hyper-V in Windows 10. Hyper-V Virtual Machine that runs on Windows 11 to experience the operating system. Hyper-V is a virtualization platform that allows you to install virtually any type of operating system. And if you are a Windows 11 user, then you can easily create Virtual Machine on Windows 11 too. Otherwise, let’s look at how to install Windows 11 with Hyper-V in Windows 10.

You can enable Hyper-V in Windows 10 as an optional feature that is included in the operating system by default. This lets you create virtual machines to install and run the guest operating system on virtual hardware. However, Hyper-V is only available for the Pro, Education, and Enterprise editions of the operating system. If you use the Home edition, you must use a third-party virtual machine manager. Before you proceed, we recommend you to check if your Windows 10 is in the latest version, if not update it and you can easily download and install Windows updates manually

How to Install Windows 11 using Hyper-V in Windows 10

Install Hyper-V on Windows 10

Step 1 : Open Windows 10 Control Panel

Step 2 : Click on Programs.

Step 3 : Click on Turn Windows features on or off.

Step 4 : Check the Hyper-V option making sure that Hyper-V Management Tools and Hyper-V Platform are also selected.

Step 5 : Click OK to begin the process.

Step 6 : Click Restart now to apply the changes.

How to create a Windows 11 virtual machine using Hyper-V

Step 1 : To create a virtual machine to run Windows 11 Insider Preview builds, use these steps:

Step 2 : Open Start.

Step 3 : Search for Hyper-V Manager and click the top result to open the app.

Step 4 : Click on the Action menu.

Step 5 : Select the New submenu and click on the Virtual Machine option.

Step 6 : Click the Next button.

Step 7 : Optional) Check the Store the virtual machine in a different location option and click the Browse button to select a different location to store the VM.

Step 8 : Click the Next button.

Step 9 : Select the Generation 2 option.

Step 10 : Click the Next button.

Step 11 : In the “Startup memory” setting, specify at least 4GB (4096 MB) of memory.

Step 12 : Check the Use Dynamic Memory for this virtual machine option.

Step 13 : Click the Next button.

Step 14 : Use the “Connection” drop-down menu and select the Default Switch option.

Step 15 : Click the Next button.

Step 16 : Select the Create a virtual hard disk option.

Step 17 : Use the default settings, but in the “Size” setting, specify the size of storage you want to use for the virtual machine (must be larger than 64GB).

Step 18 : Select the Install an operating system from a bootable CD/DVD-ROM option.

Step 19 : Click the Browse button.

Step 20 : Select the Windows 10 ISO file and click the Open button.

Step 21 : Click the Next button.

Step 22 : Click the Finish button.

Step 23 : Right-click the newly created virtual machine and select the Settings option.

Step 24 : Click on Security from the left pane.

Step 25 : Under the “Secure Boot” section, check the Enable Secure Boot option.

Step 26 : Use the Microsoft Windows default option for the “Template” setting.

Step 27 : Under the “Encryption Support” option, check the Enable Trusted Platform Module option to enable the TPM requirement.

Step 28 : Check the Encrypt state and virtual machine migration traffic option.

Step 29 : Click the Apply button.

Step 30 : Click on Processor from the left pane.

Step 31 : Specify two or more cores to dedicate to the device based on your processor capabilities.

Step 32 : Click the Apply button.

Step 33 : Click the OK button.

How to install Windows 11 on virtual machine using Hyper-V

The following steps will guide you through installing Windows 10 and then joining the device to the Windows Insider Program to download and install previews of Windows 11. Once Microsoft starts releasing ISO files, you can install the operating system directly without having to go through the additional steps to install Windows 10 and then upgrade to Windows 11. To install pre-release versions of Windows 11 on a virtual machine, follow these steps:

Step 1 : Open Hyper-V Manager.

Step 2 : Right-click the newly created device and select the Connect option

Step 3 : Click the Start button.

Step 4 : Click Next on the Windows 10 setup screen.

Step 5 : Click the Install now button.

Step 6 : Confirm the product key if prompted. (You can always click the I don’t have a product key option to skip the step, but you’ll need to enter it after the installation.)

Step 7 : Click the Next button.

Step 8 : Select the version of Windows 10 the product key activates.

Step 9 : Click the Next button.

Step 10 : Check the accept the licensing agreements option.

Step 11 : Click the Next button.

Step 12 : Click the Custom: Install Windows Only (advanced) option.

Step 13 : Click the Next button.

Step 14 : Select the empty drive (Drive 0 Unallocated Space).

Step 15 : Click the Next button.

Step 16 : Continue with the on-screen direction to complete the out-of-box experience (OOBE) to create select your preferences, create a local account, and choose your privacy settings.

Step 17 : Open Settings.

Step 18 : Click on Update & Security.

Step 19 : Click on Windows Insider Program.

Step 20 : Click the Get started button.

Step 21 : Click the Link an account button.

Step 22 : Select your Microsoft account from the list.

Step 23 : Click the Continue button.

Step 24 : Under the “Pick your Insider settings” section, select the Dev Channel option.

Step 25 : Click the Confirm button.

Step 26 : Click the Confirm button one more time to agree to the terms.

Step 27 : Click the Restart now button.

Step 28 : Open Settings again.

Step 29 : Click on Update & Security.

Step 30 : Click on Windows Update.

Step 31 : Click the Check for updates button.

Step 32 : Click the Restart now button.

Step 33 : Continue with the on-screen directions (if applicable).

Step 34 : After completing the all the steps restart windows  10 PC

Final words

We hope  you like our article on how to install Windows 11 using Hyper-V in Windows 10. You may be able to install previews of Windows 11 on a virtual machine that doesn’t meet the minimum requirements, but in this article, we try to configure the environment that match the final release hardware requirements. So, if you like our article then do share it others.

I hope you understand this article, How to Install Windows 11 using Hyper-V in Windows 10.

James Hogan
James Hogan is a senior staff writer at Bollyinside, where he has been covering various topics, including laptops, gaming gear, keyboards, storage, and more. During that period, they evaluated hundreds of laptops and thousands of accessories and built a collection of entirely too many mechanical keyboards for their own use.

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