Quote Originally Posted by SethK View Post
Tried again on my TM2T, installing directly to a replacement hard drive instead of using the VHD. Installation went fine and system works well, so it isn't a compatibility issue with the TM2T hardware. Of course that doesn't address the need to boot Win8 from a VHD, but at least we can probably assume that it is not a hardware problem and it should work using the VHD method.
Just a thought.... I have the same VHD_BOOT_INITIALIZATION error and I have an HP laptop. Does everyone else who is having this problem also have an HP Laptop?

Annyone found a fix? I knew this boot from VHD sounded too good to be true!