How to enable Hyper-V client in Windows 8.1?
There are times when strange thoughts do come to our minds. Here is one such instance that can help you better register the case. Whether you are a tech expert, IT administrator, or simply an enthusiast, you may wish to run multiple operating systems on a single PC. Isn’t it a strange thought? You may wonder how anyone can run multiple operating systems on a single machine.
If you own a Windows 8.1-based PC and wish the same, then it can be possible. All you need to do is enable the Hyper-V Client feature on your Windows 8.1 and it will let you run multiple operating systems on a single device. It is a virtualization platform where you can run more than one 32-bit or 64-bitx86 operating system at the same time on the same PC.
Here are the steps that you can follow to enable Hyper-V client on your Windows 8.1:
- Move your mouse cursor to bottom left of the ‘Start’ screen, and then right click there.
- Click ‘Control Panel’ on the menu.
- On the ‘Control Panel’ window, click ‘Programs’, and then click ‘Programs and Features’.
- Click ‘Turn Windows Features on or off’ on the left pane.
- In the ‘User Account Control’ window, type the password if you have one and click ‘Yes’.
- On the ‘Windows Features’ window, select the checkbox next to ‘Hyper-V’, and then click ‘OK’.
- Wait for the process to apply changes, and then click ‘Close’.
- Close the ‘Programs and Features’ window and go to the ‘Start’ screen.
- Click the down arrow icon at the bottom left of the ‘Start’ screen to access ‘All apps’.
- Here you can see that the ‘Hyper-V’ client is now enabled on your computer.
Won’t it be fun to run multiple operating systems on your single PC? Additionally, if you have specific tasks that require you to work on a different Windows edition, this can actually be very helpful to you. If you are finding it difficult to follow the above-mentioned steps, refer to our video solution which is posted below. Our video will help you in comprehending these steps in a better manner.