Share Files Between Ubuntu VM on Hyper-V and Windows 8

I need to share files between Ubuntu VM and other Windows VMs on Hyper-V actually. But, the first solution which I could get it work was Sharing files between Ubuntu VM on Hyper-V and local Windows 8, then I copied files between local Windows 8 and other VMs on Hyper-V. However, I think the sharing ways should work between any Hyper-V VMs because I just used network sharing:

1: Create a shared folder on your local Windows 8, it is up to you what sharing level you want, but for me, I just simply shared to “everybody”;

2: Go to Hyper-V Ubuntu VM, Select Files icon:

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Convert VMware Workstation 10 VM to Hyper-V VM using Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter

You know why you have to convert VMware workstation VM to Hyper-V VM, so we do not need to waste time to discuss your reason. everybody has own reason.

Actually most of guides or articles or blogs on internet are teaching us: Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter can NOT convert a VMware workstation 10 VM to hyper-V VM but only if you installed other stuff like what official guys mentioned “Spports conversion of virtual machines from VMware vSphere 5.5, VMware vSphere 5.1, and VMware vSphere 4.1 hosts Hyper-V virtual machines.”. so people always find other free tools to do the convert job.

However, if you read Microsoft website carefully, you will read the they also told us this:

New Features in MVMC 3.0

Standard Features


(The last one) Includes Windows PowerShell capability for offline conversions of VMware-based virtual hard disks (VMDK) to a Hyper-V–based virtual hard disk file format (.vhd file).

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Compact Hyper-V Hard Disk VHDX File in Windows 8

Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 support Hyper-V 3+, but Hyper-V 3+ changed something such as compact virtual hard disk file no more work if you do not do extra steps: attach virtual hard disk file and detach again.

The following are steps in Windows 8.

1: Try to find Disk Management in Windows 8 and run it:

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