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Windows Hyper-V-Server

How to start and stop virtual machines using PowerShell

To stop a virtual machine on a hyper-v-server use the PowerShell cmdlet stop-vm. The PowerShell command is simply:

stop-vm vm-name

To start a virtual machine use start-vm:

start-vm vm-name

If you are not sure on the name of the virtual machine then use get-vm to see the names and state of each virtual machine.

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