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How to Add a Virtual Disk to Hyper-V 2019?

by Aida Martin Norton Setup

The internet is one of the most useful resorts in the world to obtain information, and Wi-Fi is one of the leading resources to attain it at home. Whenever our Wi-Fi stops working on a virtual disk, it is one of the most annoying things to happen. Below we have gathered guidelines for the users to provide them information about resolving these issues.

How to Add a Virtual Disk to Hyper-V 2019?

Make a Virtual Disk

In case the user wishes to make the virtual disk, you can pursue the mentioned instructions.

  • Firstly, sign in to the Hyper-V Core Server or Windows Server 2019.
  • After that, select Windows Menu and input ‘Hyper-V Manager’ into it.
  • Then launch the Hyper-V Manager.
  • You should click on the hypervisor.
  • Go to the left screen, beneath the Action option, and choose the Hard Disk option.
  • Beneath the ‘Before You Begin,’ select the Next option.
  • Beneath the ‘Choose Disk Format’ section, choose the VHDX option, and select the Next option. As you should view, there are 3 different kinds of disks containing VHD Set, VHDX, and VHD. The primary difference among these disks in the highest disk size and its resistance if the problems that might happen from power failure.
  • Beneath ‘Choose Disk Type’ section choose Fixed size then pick the Next option.
  • As you should view, there is various kind of disks containing, Differencing,  Fixed size, and Dynamic expanding. The primary difference among these kinds of disks is in the performance and the way how disk storage will be used on the disks.
  • Below ‘Specify Name and Location’ section, enter the disk name and select location and choose the Next option. In our situation, the disk name is Backup.vhds, and we will keep the standard location that is ‘C:\Users\Public\Documents\Hyper-V\Virtual Hard Disks\.’
  • Below the Configure Disk, beneath the ‘Create a new blank virtual disk’ type of size name and choose the Next option.
  • The unit which is GB storage. In our situation, we will make the virtual disk

that has 50 GB for free storage.

  • As you should view, you are capable of copying the content of the individual physical disk then contents copy of the individual virtual hard disk.
  • Beneath the Summary, section look at whether everything is set up properly and select the Finish option.
  • You have to wait till made a fresh virtual disk correctly.

Allot Disk to the Virtual Machine

In case the user wants to allot disk to the virtual machine, then abide by the provided steps.

  • You have to launch the Hyper-V Manager once again.
  • After that, turn off the virtual machine.
  • Select the virtual machine, and right-click on it, then choose the Settings.
  • You should select the IDE Controller 0, choose the Hard Drive and select the Add option.
  • Beneath the virtual hard disk, select the Browse option.
  • Choose the virtual disk and select the Open option. In our situation, we have chosen the disk that we have earlier made. It is called the Backup option.
  • You should select the Apply option and choose the OK button.
  • Now, begin the virtual machine and attach it by using the details.

Initialize the Disk 

In case the user wishes to initialize the disk, then they can pursue the mentioned instructions.

  • Reach the Windows menu, and right-click on it, then choose the Disk Management.
  • After that, initialize the disk by choosing the type of partition and selecting OK. If you have extra disks, please choose the correct one.
  • As you should view, there are two partitions MBR, styles, and GPT.
  • Go to Disk 1 and select the unallocated disk, and right-click on it, that is, our case is 50 GB.
  • You should select the New Simple Volume.
  • Beneath the ‘Welcome to the New Simple Volume Wizard’ option and select the Next option.
  • Beneath the ‘Specify Volume Size’ option and select the Next option. We will keep all the storage of disk (50 GB).
  • Beneath the ‘Assign Drive Letter or Path’, choose the Assign the following drive letter and select the letter, then pick the Next option.
  • Beneath the Format, partition chooses the ‘Format this volume with the following settings’ and explains the 3 various settings containing the allocation unit size, File system, and Volume label and select the Next option.
  • We will keep the standard settings, but they only modify the volume label name. In our situation, it is Backup.
  • Go to the ‘Perform a quick format.’
  • Beneath the ‘Completing the New Simple Volume Wizard’ option to check whether the settings are right and choose the Finish option.
  • You should confirm whether the disk is formatted and prepare for use.
  • Shut the Disk Management.
  • Launch the File Explorer.
  • Confirm whether the disk is applicable and prepare for use. In our situation, it is prepared.
  • Now, you have correctly allotted disk to the virtual machine.

Aida Martin has diverse interests that range from writing to video games. She has always had a strong passion for writing. She likes to write about games, tech events, security, and whitepapers. Her vast and varied knowledge aided by her supreme writing skills, have made her a powerful writer at office.com/setup.

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