Using USB devices in Hyper-V

For a PoC I’m doing I need to connect a netduino to my machine. Since I like to keep my projects separated, I try to use virtual machines as much as possible. I work on a Windows 8 environment, so I have Hyper-V, and set up my VM’s in that. One of the downsides to Hyper-V is you can’t easily access USB devices you plug into your machine inside your VM. Since the netduino is a USB connected device, I have been doing some research, and found out we can use RemoteFX USB redirection for this. Continue reading