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New for Hypervisor

The Windows Driver Kit (WDK) that is released with Windows 7 provides information about features that are new for hypervisor version 2.

Hypervisor is a technology that was initially supported in Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V. Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V supports version 2.0 and earlier versions of the hypervisor.

The following features are new for hypervisor version 2. All references from this page are more fully detailed in Hypervisor Top-Level Functional Specification 3.0a: Windows Server 2012, which is a downloadable document.

The following model-specific registers (MSR) are new for hypervisor version 2:

  • Virtual APIC MSRs

  • Performance statistics MSRs

  • Reference TSC page MSRs

  • Virtual guest idle state MSRs

The following hypercalls are deprecated for hypervisor version 2:

The following hypercalls are new for hypervisor version 2:



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