1.    31 Jul 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Hyper-V error when creating virtual switch.

    Hi this is my first post but I am really confused as to an issue with hyper-V

    Whenever I go to open the virtual switch manager, it says; The operation on computer 'DESKTOP-V1A0142' failed: Generic error. Is there anyway to fix this. I have not yet created any switches because it won't let me.
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  2.    31 Jul 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 8,743
    Windows 10 Pro

    Hi Nukeproof, welcome to the Ten Forums.

    First thing to check is that the Hyper-V Extensible Virtual Switch is enabled in your NIC's Properties:

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    If it is totally missing click the Install button and install, it, you'll find it under Protocol:

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    Install if needed, enable it and reboot and try Virtual Switch Manager again.

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  3.    23 Jun 2016 #3
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Posts : 14
    Windows 10 Enterprise

    Best answer after hunting the Windows 10 upgrade destroyer of Hyper-V settings. Many Thanks.
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