Hyper-V server on USB

Pre-requisites:

Download GImageX

Download the latest Hyper-V ISO

Create VHD

Put in the USB drive

diskpart

select disk 3

clean

create partition primary

select partition 1

active

format quick fs=ntfs

assign letter=z

create vdisk file=z:\hyperv1.vhd maximum=24576 type=fixed

select vdisk file=z:\hyperv1.vhd

attach vdisk

create partition primary

assign letter=r

format quick fs=ntfs label=hyperv1

exit

Apply WIM to primary partition

Use GImageX to apply Install.wim to r:\

dism.exe /apply-imagemediafile:.\Install.wim /index:1 /applydir:r:\

Create BCD store on the UFD

bcdboot r:\Windows /s z:

Disable paging

reg load HKLM\HyperVTemp r:\Windows\System32\config\SYSTEM

reg add “HKLM\HyperVTemp\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management” /v PagingFiles /t REG_MULTI_SZ /d “” /f

reg delete “HKLM\HyperVTemp\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management” /v ExistingPageFiles /f

reg unload HKLM\HyperVTemp

Detach the VHD

diskpart

select vdisk file=z:\hyperv1.vhd

detach vdisk

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