20695B: Configuring VHD with Native Boot

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In this video demonstration, you will see how to configure a virtual hard disk (VHD) with native boot to allow you to boot to a Windows 8.1 computer natively or to a virtual instance of the system. You will learn what the requirements for VHD with native boot are. Additionally, you will see how to:

  • Add drivers to a VHD with native boot
  • Configure Windows 8.1 to start from a VHD with native boot
  • Start the computer from a VHD with native boot
  • Remove the VHD with native boot

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    guercheLE

    Have unsuccessfully tried to boot from a VHDX file before. I'll give this tutorial a try. What about a tutorial to boot from a VHDX with Ubuntu inside?

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    guercheLE

    I have tried booting from a VHDX file using Hyper-V on Windows 8.1 Pro. Guess it is not the same as using Hyper-V on Windows 2008/2012R, right?

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    Simon

    Why does he do "select disk 2" before exiting DiskPart? This is totally useless and it totally gives away that this guy is reading a script and has no clue what he's doing.

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