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Windows 7: attached vhd image

21 Nov 2008   #1

win 7 64 RTM
 
 
attached vhd image

once the image is attached is it possible to boot it within Windows 7 or do you still need another prog to do that


cheers brad

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21 Nov 2008   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hi Brad,

This tutorial by Steven may help with this.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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22 Nov 2008   #3

win 7 64 RTM
 
 

hi im trying to use that now all operations complete successfully and bcdedit shows that its worked but it just keeps booting Windows 7

it could be becuse of my boot config that it wont work

i have 1.5 gig active boot partion then 50gig partitions for operating systems
xp32 / vista32 /vista64/ Windows 7-32/ Windows 7-64
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22 Nov 2008   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Does it show up at boot to select the OS (VHD)?

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22 Nov 2008   #5

win 7 64 RTM
 
 

yes i get that option but all it does is boot Windows 7-64 bit
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22 Nov 2008   #6

win 7 64 RTM
 
 

its probably because my Windows 7 64 bit is actually x: drive not c: drive when i boot in to it
have to try some more tomorrow

cheers brad
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22 Nov 2008   #7
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Brad,

This is a PM I got from Steven on this. It looks like it is not stable yet in Windows 7.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PM by Steven
Its a hit and miss using vhd booting at the moment, I figured out that its nearly impossible to configure the vhd correctly to boot with windows 7 at the moment..I guess the public beta will have a more stable and better support for this
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23 Nov 2008   #8

win 7 64 RTM
 
 

yes i just redone my puter.
after attaching the vhd images from my backup image i tried to restore my puter because everything went to crap in the morning i got an error message the backup image was corrupt and could not be installed lucky i had my partion images in ghost backup as well

cheers brad
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