Windows 10: Hyper-V Services Installed Despite Feature Being Disabled

  1.    2 Weeks Ago #1

    Hyper-V Services Installed Despite Feature Being Disabled

    Hi All,

    This is more of an exploratory question. I've just completed a clean fresh install of Windows 10. When checking over the services I noticed that the Hyper-V services were installed. They're all set to Manual trigger mode so they aren't running.

    I also haven't enabled the Hyper-V feature.

    I've not seen these services installed on a system outside of having the feature enabled. Why are they now installed and set to Manual trigger mode?


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  2.    2 Weeks Ago #2

    What have you got in Windows Features?

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    You can install management services (named Management Tools in Windows Features) without hypervisor certainly (so you can manage VMs on another PC) but I don't remember what is installed by default as I've got it all enabled.

    The Hyper-V Virtual Machine Management service must be running | Microsoft Docs
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  3.    2 Weeks Ago #3

    Hyper-V is not enabled on the machine. Very odd.
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  4.    2 Weeks Ago #4

    I haven't checked if the management tools are installed, thats definitely worth checking.
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  5.    2 Weeks Ago #5

    Actually, I know everything in Windows Programs and Features for Hyper-V is disabled.
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