Boot from a VHD using Windows 7
How to Boot from a VHD using Windows 7 and Windows 8
Published by dmex
20 Nov 2008
|21 Nov 2008||#5|
1. Boot Windows 7 DVD
2. Choose Windows Repair
3. start CMD
4. Run Diskpart
5. Create vdisk file=c:\windows7.vhd maximum=100000
6. select vdisk file=c:\windows7.vhd
7. attach vdisk
8. exit Windows Repair (without Reboot)
9. Install Windows 7 to this surfaced VHD
10. Reboots and boots Windows 7 from VHD
See tutorial here - Virtual Hard Drive VHD File - Create and Start with at Boot
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|12 Jan 2009||#9|
You Must reset your VHD VirtualOS configuration like HAL type and driver configuration or your VHD will fail to boot!!!
It must be cleaned of VirtualOS configuration correctly before windows 7 can boot your VHD!!
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