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How to install RHEL 8.2 in Microsoft Windows 10 laptop and access it from a web browser

Updated: Oct 3, 2021

Document id: RHEL001

In this article, we'll see how to install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 in a Microsoft Windows 10 computer (laptop or desktop) and access Linux server using a web browser


i) A Laptop or Desktop computer with Microsoft Windows 10 pro installed

ii) Minimum 4 GB RAM, more RAM is better for performance

iii) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 rhel-8.2-x86_64-dvd.iso media

Step 1: Download rhel-8.2-x86_64-dvd.iso media from RedHat website

Enable hyper – v in windows 10 laptop/Desktop

Step 2: Go to Program and feature, click 'turn windows features on or off'

Step 3: Tic mark Hyper-v management tools and Hyper- v platform

Step 4: Click ok and wait to complete hyper-v installation, after finish restart computer

Step 5: Create an empty folder RHEL 8.2 in a partition where you have at least 100GB free space [50 GB free space also ok]

Step 6: Open Hyper-v Manager

Step 7: After click Hyper- V manager, we can see below window

Step 8: Create a new VM: Action>New>Virtual Machine and click next

Step 9: In the screen Specify Name and Location, give name "RHEL8.2" and browse the location of empty folder RHEL 8.2 that we had created in step 5, click next

Step 10: In the screen Specify Generation, select "Generation1", click next

Step 11: In the screen Assign Memory, write 2048 MB, tic mark use Dynamic Memory, click next