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Windows 7: boot from VHD doesn't work on my windows 7 version

08 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7
boot from VHD doesn't work on my windows 7 version

Hi guys, good morning every one, recently I've reading one article of Keith Combs that said that Windows 7 boot from VHD, does any one has test this? because on my version ( build 7600 ) doesn't work because when Selecting the partition where the VHD it's mounted windows 7 says me that can't install there because it's a virtual disk, what I must do, I susspect that I'm using a beta but my build it

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08 Jul 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Leal, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It depends on what edition of Windows 7 you have. Only the Windows 7 Ultimate and Enterprise editions support booting from a VHD.

Boot from a VHD using Windows 7


Virtual Hard Drive VHD File - Create and Start with at Boot

Hope this helps,
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08 Jul 2010   #3

Windows 7

Hi, thank you, actually i reach that option that says that says "windows can't install on this disk" but I don't remember see the next button activated, I will try, thanks for the links.
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