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Windows 7: boot from vhd file


16 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 
boot from vhd file

is it possable to boot from the windows xp mode vhd? i want to boot from it like a duel boot system.

thanks


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23 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Unfortunately, no. You can only do this with Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2. Supposedly this is possible on Vista SP1 and Server 2008 if you replace the bootloader with the new Windows 7 version but this is more trouble than it's worth.
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