New Installation

  • Boot from the DVD until “Install now” screen
  • [Shift+F10] to open a WinPE console
  • DiskPart
  • List Disk
  • List Vol
  • Create Vdisk File=D:\xxx.vhd Maximum=100000 Type=fixed
  • Select VDisk File=D:\xxx.vhd
  • Attach VDisk
  • Create Partition Primary
  • Format FS=NTFS Quick
  • Assign Letter=V:
  • List Vol
  • Exit
  • Exit
  • Continue the installation
  • Select Custom
  • Select newly created volume (V:)
  • “Next” to continue the installation

Add Existing VHD

  • Open a command prompt from existing system
  • BCDEDIT
  • bcdedit /copy {default} /d “vhd boot (locate)”
  • bcdedit /set {guid} device vhd=[locate]\windows7.vhd
  • bcdedit /set {guid} osdevice vhd=[locate]\windows7.vhd
  • bcdedit /default {guid}
  • bcdedit /set {guid} detecthal on
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