Hyper-V is nothing but Hypervisor. This Hypervisor Technology is capable of handling multiple virtual machines. With hypervisor layer we can control the hardware and allocating resources to each VM operating system. Hyper-V is nothing but a virtualization platform that comes with windows server 2008.
You can even install Hyper-V in Windows 8 Operating System. Hyper-V can be installed on X86 and X64 Systems.The following steps give you the clear idea for installing Hyper-V.
#1 Open ControlPanel.
#2 In ControlPanel click on Programs and Features.
#3 Now click on Turn Windows Features On and off which is on leftside.
#4 Windows Features popup will be displayed.In that you can see Hyper-V with Unselected. That means that Feature has set to off.
#5 Now Click on that Hyper-V Option and Click on OK. That means hyper-v feature is now set to On
#6 Now Hyper-V has installed successfully in your Operating System.
Now you are ready to use Hyper-V. Wish you happy Virtualization world.
You can Download Hyper-v from Microsoft’s Site .