How To Change Windows Hyper-V Default Folders to Store Hard Disk File and Virtual Machine Configuration File?


Windows Hyper-V has default folders to store the information. The hard disk file is in "C:\Users\Public\Documents\Hyper-V\Virtual Hard Disks" and virtual machine configuration file is "C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Hyper-V". Here is a step by step guide to change the default folders if you want to store them somewhere else.

Step by Step Guide

1) Open Windows Hyper-V Manager

Windows Server 2008 Start > Programs > Administrative Tools > Hyper-V Manager.

2) Open Hyper-V Settings

Click "Hyper-V Settings" in the right side "Actions" panel.

Change Hyper-V Default Folders Step 1

3) Change the default folders

Change the default folders to "C:\HyperV" or what ever you want and click "Ok" button.

Change Hyper-V Default Folders Step 2

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