How to add a user to the Hyper-V administrators group in Windows 10

This tutorial will show you step by step how to add a user to the Hyper-V administrators group in Windows 10.

This will allow non-administrators to control Hyper-V.

Members of the Hyper-V administrators group have complete and unrestricted access to all features of Hyper-V.

How to add a user to the Hyper-V administrators group in Windows 10

1. Open Windows Computer Management as administrator.

Below you'll find three ways to open Computer Management as administrator.

Open Computer Management as administrator in Windows 10

2. When the “User Account Control” window appears, you click on Yes. Depending on your settings, you may need to enter the administrator password and then click Yes.

3. Under System Tools, you double-click on Local Users and Groups to expand it.

Open Local Users and Groups settings in Windows 10

4. Click on Groups.

5. In the right section, you double-click on Hyper-V Administrators.

Open Hyper-V Administrators settings in Windows 10

A “Hyper-V Administrators Properties” window will appear.

6. Click on the Add button in the bottom left corner of the window.

A “Select Users” window will appear.

7. Type the user name that you want to add to the Hyper-V administrators group.

8. Click on the Check names button.

Add user to Hyper-V Administrators group

9. If the correct [computer name + user name] combination appears, you click on the OK button.

Add user to Hyper-V Administrators group

10. Click on the Apply button at the bottom of the “Hyper-V Administrators Properties” window.

11. Click on the OK button.

12. Restart your PC.

The user is now added to the Hyper-V administrators group and has complete and unrestricted access to all features of Hyper-V.


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More information about Hyper-V:

Microsoft: Hyper-V on Windows 10

Wikipedia: Hyper-V