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Windows 7: Move VHD from old XP machine to new Windows 7 installation

17 Jun 2014   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate X64
Move VHD from old XP machine to new Windows 7 installation

Hello all. I am upgrading from XP to Windows7 Ultimate X64. On my old XP installation I have Microsoft Virtual PC 2007, and a VHD within XP. How can I move this old XP VHD into the windows 7 installation?
Thank you, DSA

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23 Jun 2014   #2

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate and numerous virtual machines

Hi DSA44 and welcome to Seven Forums.
First of all copy the VHD file over to the new computer. Then follow this tutorial:
Virtual Hard Disk - Create and Attach VHD

If you have any further issues ask on the tutorial and one of the experts will get back with you.
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 Move VHD from old XP machine to new Windows 7 installation

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