Install Integration Services on Hyper-V VMs in Windows 8

Introduction

 
In this article, we explain how to install integration services on Hyper-V VMs in Windows 8. Before reading this article, I showed you how to set up a Virtual Machine on Windows 8 using Hyper-V. If we want to enhance the experience and fluidity of the VM, install Integration Services.
 
Note
 
Just think of them as Guest Additions in VirtualBox or VMware Tools. It provides a better experience.
 

Procedure to install integration services on Hyper-V VMs

 
Step 1
 
To install the VM in our Windows 8 system, go to the action tab and click the "Insert Integration Services Setup Disk" option.
 
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Step 2
 
After that autoplay appears up in our client VM, and then select "Install Hyper-V Integration Services".
 
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Step 3
 
Agree to UAC if it's enabled.
 
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Step 4
 
Then the Integration Services are installed.
 
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Step 5
 
A reboot is required to complete the install.
 
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Summary 

 
In this article, we learned about Install Integration Services on Hyper-V VMs in Windows 8.