Hyper-V Virtual Machine Version Compare

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Step 1: Check the virtual machine configuration versions 

  1. On the Windows desktop, click the Start button and type any part of the name Windows PowerShell.
  2. Right-click Windows PowerShell and select Run as Administrator.
  3. Use the Get-VM cmdlet. Run the following command to get the versions of your virtual machines.

  4. Get-VM * | Format-Table Name, Version

  5. You can also see the configuration version in Hyper-V Manager by selecting the virtual machine and looking at the Summary tab.

 

 


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Hyper-V host Windows version

Supported virtual machine configuration versions

Windows Server, version 1803

8.3, 8.2, 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0, 6.2, 5.0

Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803)

8.3, 8.2, 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0, 6.2, 5.0

Windows Server, version 1709

8.2, 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0, 6.2, 5.0

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709)

8.2, 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0, 6.2, 5.0

Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703)

8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0, 6.2, 5.0

Windows Server 2016

8.0, 7.1, 7.0, 6.2, 5.0

Windows 10 Anniversary Update (version 1607)

8.0, 7.1, 7.0, 6.2, 5.0

Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview

7.1, 7.0, 6.2, 5.0

Windows 10 build 10565 or later

7.0, 6.2, 5.0

Windows 10 builds earlier than 10565

6.2, 5.0

Windows Server 2012 R2

5.0

Windows 8.1

5.0

 
 

 

Feature

Minimum VM configuration version

Hot Add/Remove Memory

6.2

Secure Boot for Linux VMs

6.2

Production Checkpoints

6.2

PowerShell Direct

6.2

Virtual Machine Grouping

6.2

Virtual Trusted Platform Module (vTPM)

7.0

Virtual machine multi queues (VMMQ)

7.1

XSAVE support

8.0

Key storage drive

8.0

Guest Virtualization Based Security support (VBS)

8.0

Nested virtualization

8.0

Virtual processor count

8.0

Large memory VMs

8.0