Event 7000 after installing the Hyper-V role in Windows Server

Applies to: Windows 10, version 2004, all editionsWindows Server, version 2004, all editionsWindows 10, version 1909, all editions

Symptoms


After you install the Hyper-V role in Windows Server, version 1903, Windows Server, version 1909 and Windows Server 2019 and then restart the system to complete the role installation, the virtual machine security process (VMSP) logs the following error message in Event Viewer:

More information


You can safely ignore this error message. There are no errors that are related to the VMSP, which is installed after you install the Hyper-V role. Although the error message is logged, there is no loss in the functionality of the virtual switch.