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John Workman The Workdog's weblog.... a brain dump, of sorts. October 2009 Entries
Windows 7 Ultimate from VHD
Now that I switched to Ultimate, I am running Windows 7 Ultimate on my work laptop from a VHD. I am able to boot back to XP if needed, and my original harddrive is now my D: drive. it's great. IT is happy because I didn't muck with their image. I'm happy because I'm running Win7. All is good. Here's how I did it: ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 27, 2009 10:12 PM

Windows 7 – Booting from a VHD – Gotcha
Unfortunately, after spending way too many hours trying to make this work, I just learned that you can not setup Windows 7 to boot from a VHD with Windows 7 professional, only Ultimate and Enterprise. This isn’t a show stopper, but it’s definitely a setback. I really wish I started with Ultimate to begin with. This was a big waste of time. I was getting: "License error: Booting from a vhd is not supported on this system" For those pursuing this, here’s a good article: ......

Posted On Saturday, October 17, 2009 10:19 PM

Windows 7 - Booting from a VHD
I’m attempting to create a duel boot on my laptop using a VHD of Windows 7. I heard you could do this, but then I found this great article on that describes it in great detail - How to Create and Attach a Virtual Hard Disk in Windows 7. I’ve already created the VHD of Windows 7. That seemed extremely painless, but extremely unintuitive if it wasn’t for this article. I believe you have the ability to map to your original hard drive as a network share. The great thing about ......

Posted On Wednesday, October 14, 2009 9:42 PM

SharePoint Conference
Are there any other GeeksWithBlogger heading to the SharePoint Conference ......

Posted On Thursday, October 8, 2009 10:25 PM

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