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Boot Win8 from a VHD

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    Boot Win8 from a VHD


    I tried this process to install and boot Win8 from a VHD file yesterday and it WORKS!!!

    Runs faster than a Virtual Machine and doesn't require you to partition or mess with your existing hard drive nor install a new hard drive to do your testing. You get native speed and support for all your current hardware.

    Guide to Installing and Booting Windows 8 Developer Preview off a VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) - Scott Hanselman

    Opps...I see our own intrepid Brink has already prepared a tutorial on how to do this.
    Windows 8 VHD - Create at Boot to Dual Boot with

    Bravo for the GREAT work!
    Last edited by bummpr; 18 Sep 2011 at 11:24.

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