Q: Where is the Virtual Machine Processor Compatibility Setting in Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V?
A: Windows Server 2012 has the option to enable processor compatibility, which allows a virtual machine (VM) to be moved between Hyper-V hosts that have different versions of the same manufacturer's processor. To enable processor compatibility, perform the following:
- Start Hyper-V Manager.
- Open the Settings of a VM.
- Expand the Processor node under the Hardware section and select Compatibility.
- Enable the Migrate to a physical computer with a different processor version option, then click OK.