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How to attach a VHD in Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012

There may be times when you will find it necessary to attach a Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) to your existing operating system. Window 7 and later operating systems support this feature. In this blog we will explore the steps to attach and detach the VHD. Follow these steps to attach the VHD in Windows 7 … Continue reading How to attach a VHD in Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012

How to install Windows 7 or Server 2008R2 from a Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) Part 1

If you need to facilitate testing of Windows Server 2008 R2 in your current environment but desire minimal impact to the existing configuration, there is a new feature in Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 called Native Boot from VHD that will allow this scenario to be accomplished with minimal impact. A VHD is a … Continue reading How to install Windows 7 or Server 2008R2 from a Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) Part 1