A. Yes, anti-virus software will often object to the way Hyper-V accesses the file system and will attempt to block Hyper-V, which will cause Hyper-V to fail. The following should be excluded from antivirus monitoring:
- Default and custom locations for the storage of virtual machine configuration
- Default and custom locations for the storage of virtual hard disks
- Snapshot folders
- Vmms.exe and Vmwp.exe
If these are excluded, there should be no problems with Hyper-V and antivirus software.Related Reading:
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