Dual / Multi-boot using BCD edit with VHD

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  • First, build your Virtual Hard Drive
  • Go to Command Prompt

**Back-up**

BCDedit /export c:\bcd_backup

**Edit**

BCDedit /copy {current} /d “win7_from_VHD”

**Copy GUID generated – mark, enter**

BCDedit /set {fcf346e8-9339-11df-a313-00155d015307} device VHD=[d:]\Win7\win7.vhd

BCDedit /set {fcf346e8-9339-11df-a313-00155d015307} OSdevice VHD=[d:]\Win7\win7.vhd

BCDedit /set {fcf346e8-9339-11df-a313-00155d015307} detecthal on

  • Restart – Multi boot options display
  • If you messed up:

**Import from backup**

BCDedit /import c:\bcd_backup

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