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Upgrading mobo, cpu and memory - will a host OS still work as a guest in a Hyper-V VM?

Upgrading mobo, cpu and memory - will a host OS still work as a guest in a Hyper-V VM?

I will be migrating my Windows 7 install to a VHD to use inside Windows Server 2008 Hyper V, but I plan on upgrading my memory, CPU and mobo. Once these hardware upgrades are done, this is when I will then install Windows Server as the host OS.

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"It will work. As far as virtual machine is concerned, only processor type will change. Everything else is anyhow emulated.

Activation will happen if two things are changed (e.g. processor and memory). As long as you keep configuration of your virtual machine same as before, Windows will not require reactivation."