1. Start Hyper-V Manager.
  1. Select the Connect Software-Virtual Machine.
  1. In the right pane select Virtual Switch Manager.
  1. Select the External type of virtual switch.
  1. Select Create Virtual Switch.
  1. (Optional) Change the Name of the Virtual Switch.
  1. In the Connection type pane under External network select the physical adapter that is providing network to the underlying physical machine (Ethernet or Wireless).
  1. Select Apply and OK.
  • A new Virtual Switch is created and configured.

Note that when the network interface card is configured, it is set in a bridged mode.