VMware Workstation nested Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 with Hyper-V role

Just in case you plan to test your Hyper-V onto VMware workstation. Easy.

  • Power off your VM
  • Go "Settings" -> "Options"
  • Select "Hyper-V (unsupported)" as pictured below.
  • Start and enabled "Hyper-V" role in your Windows guest.

This has been tested with Microsoft Windows 2012 R2.

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