A. Yes. While Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 have the integration components for Hyper-V R2 built in, these aren't the same as those used by Virtual PC. You need to install the Integration Components through the Tools, Install Integration Components menu item.
Once you enable the Integration Components and reboot, you won't have to press Ctrl-Alt-Left Arrow to release the mouse. In addition, the display driver will be updated, as will accessibility to USB devices and audio support. The picture below shows device manager before and after the integration components are installed.
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- Q. Can I mix Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 and regular Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition installations in a single cluster?
- Q. What is the processor compatibility setting in Hyper-V R2?
- Q. Is it true that Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 will support clustering and live migration?
- Q. Is Hyper-V R2 considered as fast as VMware vSphere?
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