Use Different Network for Hyper VM vs Host


  1. Posts : 66
    Windows 10 Pro
       #1

    Use Different Network for Hyper VM vs Host


    Is it possible for HyperV to use a different network connection (say wireless) for the VM, while the host machine uses the wired connection? If so, how does one set that up?

    Thanks!
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  2. Posts : 2,078
    Windows 10 Pro
       #2

    Yes....during the hardware setup of the VM. You simply select what network adapter you want to use.
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  3. Posts : 66
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       #3

    It appears I have to create a virtual switch in HyperV and point that to the wireless network adapter. However, I first have to connect the host via wireless in order for the VM to connect. I was hoping I could just connect with the VM to the wireless, and then hardwire the host.
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  4. Posts : 4,224
    Windows 10
       #4

    If the host isn't on wireless, the VM can't be on wireless, either. All network hardware has to "get physical" at some point for it to be usable inside a VM. While I understand your wishes quite well, I also hope you understand why those wishes are doomed without a physical wireless connection being made somewhere down the line...
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  5. Posts : 66
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       #5

    Ok, thanks.
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