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Windows 10 Version 1709 and Hyper-v Issue

Hyper-V virtual machines don't start after you upgrade to Windows 10 Version 1709
This is a know issue that is caused  by Antivirus programs.
Bellow is the Microsoft Solution and article.


Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a Windows 10-based computer that has the Hyper-V role installed.
  • You upgrade the computer to Windows 10 Version 1709.
In this scenario, you cannot start virtual machines. Also, you receive the following error message:

Additionally, you see the following entry in the System log:

And you see the following entry in the Application log:


This issue occurs because Windows 10 Version 1709 enforces a policy that configures Vmcompute.exe not to allow any non-Microsoft DLL files to be loaded.


To fix this issue, check whether you have a non-Microsoft DLL file loaded in the Vmcompute.exe process. One possible cause of this issue is your antivirus software.

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