Minecraft Hyper-V Networking Madness

Some notes to myself on a recent adventure trying to get Minecraft running in a Windows Server Core virtual machine inside of Hyper-V. I’ll refine this post later.

  1. You can download JRE Server to avoid installation headaches.
  2. You have to disable TCP offloading, otherwise connections will drop all the time. Set HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\TCPIP\Parameters\DisableTaskOffload to 1. (