Hyper V 2016 Setup – Step by Step process explained


Hyper-V 2016 Server Setup

To start with the Hyper-V 2016 Server setup, please insert your bootable disk to your server. You can boot the ISO from a thumbdrive or DVD or from a network location. Once you have mounted and selected the bootable ISO, it will show the below window[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]


Click the “Install now” button to proceed with the server setup.


In the succeeding page, you need to set your Language, Date\Time & Keyboard input preferences. Once done, please press “Next

Now you need to accept or reject the License conditions. To proceed with the Hyper-V 2016 setup, please check the “I accept the license terms” check box and press “Next

Install Hyper-V Server

In the next page, you can select to upgrade, if you are already running an older version of Hyper-V. In our setup, we are going ahead with a custom installation. So select the option 2, “Custom:Install the newer version of Hyper-V Server only(advanced)

Drive Allocation

In this page, you can allocate a drive for your setup. Since this is demo installation, we are going ahead with a 20GB drive. Ideally, the size should be equal to 1TB, if available. To start the drive creation, click “New

Once you have selected the size, click “Apply

Please click “OK” in the poup window, like below.

Now your drive will get formatted as required.

The installation of Microsoft Hyper-V┬áserver 2016 will start. You may need to wait for next 30 – 60 minutes to complete the installation.

Once the OS installation is done, the server will go for a reboot. Press “Restart now” to perform a quick reboot of the server.

After the reboot, the server will present you with a LogonUI.exe window, where you need to set your user details to manager your setup.

Type the administrator user name as “Administrator” and supply its corresponding password twice to confirm it.

In the next window, you will get a message that, your password has been changed.

You will be directed to the sconfig.cmd page.

To configure the network of your Hyper-V 2016 Server, please refer the link below


To domain join your Hyper-V host to your domain, please refer the link below,


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