How to move a Hyper-V virtual machine in Windows 10

This tutorial will show you step by step how to move or relocate a Hyper-V virtual machine in Windows 10.

With this method, you can even move a Hyper-V virtual machine while running.

How to move a Hyper-V virtual machine in Windows 10

1. Right-click on the virtual machine.

2. Click on Move.

Move virtual machine option in Hyper-V

A “Move "" Wizard” window appears.

3. Click on the Next button at the bottom of the window.

4. Click again on the Next button.

5. Select one of the following three options:

Moving options in Hyper-V

6. Click on the Next button.

7. Click on the Browse button.

Browse button in Hyper-V

A “Select Folder” window will appear.

8. Within this window, you go to the location where you want to move the virtual machine.

9. Right-click > New > Folder.

Create a new folder for Hyper-V virtual machine

10. Name your folder.

11. Make sure the new folder is selected.

12. Click on the Select Folder button.

Select a new folder for Hyper-V virtual machine

13. Click on the Next button.

14. Check the summary.

Hyper-V moving virtual machine summary

15. Click on the Finish button at the bottom of the window.

Hyper-V will now move the virtual machine.


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References:

YouTube

Microsoft.com


More information about Hyper-V:

Microsoft: Hyper-V on Windows 10

Wikipedia: Hyper-V