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We are trying to setup Windows 7 clients under Hyper-V for testing; however, guest services are not installing. Are there new guest services available, or is there a way to force the install on Windows 7?

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Are you running one of the supported hosts? "The guest operating systems are supported for Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2, and Hyper-V version 1 (KB950050, “Hyper-V Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition”)."


Various Pages state that the integration components are already installed in Windows 7.


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I'll vote for "already installed" - my Win7 virtual shows up in SCVMM as VM Additions Detected, though there's nothing to remove. – Kara Marfia Sep 1 '09 at 16:01
Yes, I believe Windows 7 already has the integration components installed. – zona Sep 1 '09 at 17:23
Wow, that was a brain dead moment. You are correct. :) – Doug Luxem Sep 1 '09 at 17:25

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