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Windows 7: Advanced Virtual Boot


25 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Advanced Virtual Boot

Ok so here is my thing, I am new to virtual machines but I am wondering if this is possible. Ok, I have read alot of people saying no it cant be done but heres my thoughts.

I read this, Less Virtual, More Machine - Windows 7 and the magic of Boot to VHD - Scott Hanselman
And was thinking if you can mount a VHD and boot to it then maybe you can boot to a VMDK, I have read up on this Hyper V but dont really get what it is.

So im wondering is there now someway to add your VMDK or virtual machine to your boot list (msconfig).

Also I read this, Creating, Attaching, and Mounting VHD Files in Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2

This leads me to believe that I can run my OS as a VHD. (P.S.) Thoughts?

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25 May 2011   #2

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

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25 May 2011   #3

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I jumped straight into this, after I converted my VMDK to VHD I read this TUT
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/ff944958
It seems possible to boot into a virtual machine but I am actually not ready to take the plunge lol

I get to the part where it asks to initialize and it seems I cant do it to my converted VHD that I attached
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