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Boot from VHD is a fantastic new technology in windows what are some ways to make money 7/server 2008 R2 and derivative operating systems and I’ve often wondered if it’s possible to use it to run hyper-V from a USB flash drive (just like the “embedded” version of vmware esxi offered by some oems). Well, as it happens it is – and this post describes the steps I had to take what are some ways to make money to make it work.

After rebooting, hyper-V server loaded from my USB flash drive and ran what are some ways to make money through the out of box experience. At this stage I had hyper-V server running off the flash drive but only if what are some ways to make money my original windows installation (with the boot manager) was available and, as soon as I removed the hard disk (I wanted to be sure that I was booting off what are some ways to make money the flash drive with no other dependencies), then the whole thing collapsed in a heap. Thanks to garry martin, I checked my BIOS configuration and made sure that USB what are some ways to make money device boots were enabled (they were not) but I then spent about a day playing around with what are some ways to make money various BCD configurations (as well as various attempts to fix my BCD with what are some ways to make money bootrec.Exe) until I stumbled on a post from vineet sarda (not for the first time, based on the comments that include one from yours truly what are some ways to make money a few weeks back!) that discusses booting from VHD without a native operating system.

It took a while to boot (my flash drive was a freebie is not the fastest what are some ways to make money in the world) but, once loaded into memory, hyper-V server seemed to run without any noticeable delay. I figure that, as long as the workload is stored on another disk what are some ways to make money this should not present any problems and, given suitably fast flash memory, it ought to be possible to improve boot times as what are some ways to make money well. Running a full windows operating system (e.G. Windows 7) in this manner is an entirely different matter – very few USB flash drives will be able to stand what are some ways to make money the constant writes and further testing would be required.

Now that I have hyper-V server running from an inexpensive USB flash drive with what are some ways to make money no reliance on my PC’s internal hard disk, all I need to do is inject the correct network what are some ways to make money drivers and I will have a virtualisation solution for colleagues what are some ways to make money who want to run a full hypervisor on their corporate what are some ways to make money notebooks, without deviating from the company’s standard client build. Additional information

Thanks for the reply… it has been a while, but the technology is still cutting edge, and what an allure! A file, a VHD, with EVERYTHING… I don’t want USB boot, not even booting into linux… I’d just like to know how to copy a native what are some ways to make money VHD, and whether that VHD needs ‘prepping before it can be booted form.. Windows 8 and it’s successors will come and go. I’d like to stay with virtualized win7 for a bit… I just need to understand the backup strategy (how bccdboot and MBR work with VHD).

The local disk must have at least two partitions: a system partition that contains the windows 7 boot-environment files and boot configuration data (BCD) store, and a partition to store the VHD file. For more information about disk partitions, see understanding disk partitions. For more information about adding a windows 7 boot environment what are some ways to make money for native VHD boot, see add a native-boot virtual hard disk to the boot menu.

If this works, I may try copying the contents of my (defunct) original VHD, to a newly prepped VHD … more of a nice to have, tbh (extensive shell configuration) especially seeing as it seems that sandboxie folders are reportedly what are some ways to make money highly portable, and thankfully much of my ‘setup’ was via sandboxies (an MS office sandboxie and a ‘direct audio workstation’ sandboxie)… priority #1 is PRESERVING THE INTEGRITY OF A CLEAN INSTALL, including all device drivers (it’s not easy setup a dell l502x with wireles display what are some ways to make money technology…) before "wrecking"/tweaking/using…

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