Quote: Originally Posted by thibault
i was wondering this:
if you extract a Windows 7 iso to a vhd and then boot from that vhd, can you install Windows 7 from it?
I doubt that you'll be able to boot the vhd...
Since you're not 'installing' to vhd, simply extracting files into it, there won't be any bootmgr entry to 'boot from vhd'.
Why not burn the iso to DVD, boot the DVD, and install over the 'old' Windows 7 x86 ?