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How can I easily backup Hyper-V VM in windows 8? I windows 2012 I would do:

wbadmin start backup –backupTarget: –hyperv:

But in Windows 8, the option -hyperv doesn't seem to exist.


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and you do mean while its running correct? – tony roth May 10 '13 at 15:13
yes, just like we can do in 2012. – EtienneT May 10 '13 at 17:41
up vote 2 down vote accepted

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