Here’s how to manage Hyper-V from a Windows 7 system.

1. Download and install the Remove Server Administration (RSAT) tools for Windows 7 from: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=7D2F6AD7-656B-4313-A005-4E344E43997D&displaylang=en. Install either the 32-bit or 64-bit depending on what version of Windows 7 you’re using.

2. Open Control Panel and click Programs.

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3. Click Turn Window features on or off. 

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4. Under Remote Server Administration Tools Role> Administration Tools check Hyper-V Tools.

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Launch to tools by either typing Hyper-V Manager at the Start menu or go to Start>Administrative Tools>Hyper-V Manager.

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