Run Windows Hyper V on a device running WIndows 10 IoT Core?

SpaceBurn 1 Reputation point

Hello all,

I have a device running windows 10 IoT core and was wondering if it would be possible to run hyper v to emulate Windows 10 IoT core or Windows 10X on it. Would this be possible and if so how affective would it be (my system has 2 core 4 threads at 2.33 ghz with 3gb of and 128gb of flash memory storage.)

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  1. Eleven Yu (Shanghai Wicresoft Co,.Ltd.) 10,696 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    As per below article, I think Windows 10 IoT core might not support Hyper-V feature.

    Operating System Requirements
    The Hyper-V role can be enabled on these versions of Windows 10:

    Windows 10 Enterprise
    Windows 10 Pro
    Windows 10 Education

    But you can read the article and follow the guidance to check if you can run Hyper-V on your device. And if you can enable Hyper-V, I also found below threads about creating a Windows IoT Core Virtual Machine for your reference.

    Windows IoT On Hyper-V Virtual Machine
    Creating a Windows IoT Core Virtual Machine
    IoT Core and Oracle VirtualBox

    Hope above information can help you.



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  2. Sean Liming 4,511 Reputation points

    I investigated this option in 2018. Although Windows 10 IoT Core could run there were issues: Maybe there were updates since then.

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