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Microsoft quietly delivers Windows 11 Enterprise VMs for devs

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Re: How to run for noob

Here you go, straight from Nadella's mouth: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/virtualization/hyper-v/deploy/export-and-import-virtual-machines

Never used Hyper-V myself and don't have time to download the .zip. Depending on what it has, you can either use an import wizard that setups the entire VM just so (.ova or Hyper-V equivalent[1], have used it with success on VirtualBox).

Alternatively, you can setup a new VM with the included hard disc image (.vhd) instead of creating a new disc; this won't have the same config as the original machine, but for this case it shouldn't matter (as the image shouldn't need special network access/devices, and if your setup does you'd have to configure it anyway).

[1]: A quick perusal of the link indicates Hyper-V uses ova, but...

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