Installing Windows 7 in VHD on a clean/empty harddrive

Follow this guide:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/knom/archive/2009/04/07/windows-7-vhd-boot-setup-guideline.aspx

Except:

between step 3 and step 4 – that is, if your disk is not initialized (you don’t have a “C:” drive) – do approx. this:

 

  1. (…be in DISKPART….)
  2. SELECT DISK 0
  3. CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
  4. ASSIGN LETTER=C
  5. SELECT PARTITION 1
  6. FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL=”Mofo-disk..” QUICK
Ofc you might want to choose another filesystem, label, partition type etc etc.

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