[dba-Tech] VHD to Boot off the Metal

Gustav Brock Gustav at cactus.dk
Mon May 9 10:08:17 CDT 2011

Hi all

This was new to me. Not that you can boot from a VHD, but that you don't need an OS to host the VHD of which you can have several.
Nothing fancy, just clever use of Windows 7's DISKPART and BCDBOOT:

Installing a Fresh Windows OS to a New Bootable VHD with no Host OS for Boot to VHD

By John Papa. 


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