Oracle® VM

Paravirtual Drivers for Microsoft Windows Release 3.4.4

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E93138-02

July 2019


Table of Contents

Preface
1 Getting Started with the Oracle VM PV Drivers for Microsoft Windows
1.1 Downloading the Oracle VM PV Drivers for Microsoft Windows
2 Supported Releases, Operating Systems, and Configuration Limits
2.1 Supported Oracle VM Releases
2.2 Supported Guest Operating Systems
2.3 Microsoft Windows Compatibility Signing
2.4 Configuration Limits
3 What's New with the Oracle VM PV Drivers for Microsoft Windows?
3.1 New in Release 3.4.4
3.2 New in Release 3.4.3
3.3 New in Release 3.4.2
3.4 New in Release 3.4.1
3.5 New in Release 3.2.3
3.6 New in Release 3.2.2
3.7 New in Release 3.0.1
4 Installing the Oracle VM PV Drivers for Microsoft Windows
4.1 Configuring Policies for Device Installation
4.2 Installing Oracle VM PV Drivers for Microsoft Windows
4.3 Verifying the Oracle VM PV Drivers for Microsoft Windows Installation
4.4 Setting the MTU Size for Virtual Machines
5 Upgrading the Oracle VM PV Drivers for Microsoft Windows
6 Silently Installing or Upgrading the Oracle VM PV Drivers for Microsoft Windows
7 Finding the Version and Build Number of the Installed Oracle VM PV Drivers for Microsoft Windows
8 Uninstalling the Oracle VM PV Drivers for Microsoft Windows
9 Known Limitations and Workarounds
9.1 Security Alert for Unsigned Drivers
9.2 Upgrading on Microsoft Windows 32-bit
9.3 Windows Guest Kernel Panic
9.4 Found New Hardware Wizard Displayed
9.5 Crash Dump or Hibernation Fails
9.6 Unable to Modify Memory for Running PVHVM Guests
9.7 Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Data Center Guests with Failover Clustering Cannot Get IP Address
9.8 Upgrade Failure when Multiple Virtual Disks Attached to Windows Virtual Machine
9.9 Uninstall Failure for Oracle VM PV Drivers for Microsoft Windows Release 3.4.1
9.10 Microsoft Windows Blue Screen Error on Windows Server 2008 Guests
9.11 Incorrect Driver Version Displayed for Oracle VM Virtual Ethernet Adapter
9.12 Performance Impact when Windows Server Virtualization Support is not Enabled
Glossary