Consider the following scenario:
You have an Intel CPU that supports the Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX) feature on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2.
Note Intel introduces support for the AVX feature in the Sandy Bridge processor family.
You install the Hyper-V server role on the computer.
You try to start a virtual machine after you create the virtual machine on the computer.
In this scenario, you cannot start the virtual machine. Additionally, you receive an error message that resembles one of the following error messages:
An error occurred while attempting to start the selected virtual machine(s).
Also, an Event 3040 is logged in the Hyper-V-Worker node under Applications and Services Logs that contains an error message that resembles the following: