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Windows 7: Windows Server 2008 VHD

18 Jul 2010   #1
femig

windows 7
 
 
Windows Server 2008 VHD

Hello,
Is it possible to boot into a Win 2008 Server VHD from Windows 7?

I think this is an ideal scenario for developers..Can i simply use a Win 2008 Server VHD that someone else has created?

How will this work? Thanks


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18 Jul 2010   #2
huisinro

windows 7
 
 

Windows 2008 R2 should boot from VHD file, you do same as you install Windows 7 to a VHD. 2008R2 and Windows 7 use exactly the same kernel.
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18 Jul 2010   #3
femig

windows 7
 
 

thanks but can i bring on a vhd created by someone else and possibly created on another PC?
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19 Jul 2010   #4
huisinro

windows 7
 
 

You better use a VHD created on similar hardware, otherwise it may not boot
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