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Dual boot to VHD

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    Windows 8 CP x64

    Dual boot to VHD

    HI everyone. I'm trying to dual boot my notebook which is running 8.1 Pro with a VHD of Win10 TP. The fact that I'm trying to dual boot with Windows 10 seems likely to be irrelevant though. I created the VHD inside of disk manager in the gui, booted to the Win10 setup disc, hit Shift F10 to get to cmd and have had multiple diskpart failures related to Access Denied. It seems to be a permissions error of some sort though. All that aside, if I mere trying to browse into a folder, after a long wait I get an Access Denied error. I have tried a few things but can't seem to get around this. Help would be GREATLY appreciated. Thank you.

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    Windows 10

    Last edited by genet; 29 Jul 2015 at 19:18.
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  3. #3

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello fuzzyreets,

    In addition, you can use the tutorial below as a guide on how to do so. You would just need to substitute Windows 8 in the tutorial for Windows 10.

    Windows 8 VHD - Create at Boot to Dual Boot with
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Dual boot to VHD
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