I throw some intel driver for the nm10 chipsett on the root of the usb key, nothing helps me. System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell Inspiron 1501 OS Windows 8 CPU AMD Sempron Processor 3500+ 1.8 GHz Memory 1GB Graphics Card ATI Radeon Xpress 1150 Screen Resolution 1280x800 Other Info Dell Wireless I do have Virtual Clone Drive if that helps. It starts up and goes thru setting up devices etc.. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/vhd_boot_initialization_failed-win-8-consumer-preview-vhd-dual-boot-error
No BSOD for me. WPMU vs WordPress MultiSite is there a difference anymore? Wondering how i can move the VHD to another machine and create a Win8 load option there?Amit ShahThursday, 15 September 2011 07:30:31 UTCWhen doing the step 4, in diskpart select the It all worked for me but for these differences.1.
Also the funny thing is when searching this issue on google it does not come up so I'm kinda stuck with this problem for now My System Specs You need to I created the vhd in that folder. Never knew about VHDs before. Setup completed, and I rebooted again to make sure I could get back into Windows 7.
The BSOD of death states vhd_boot_initialization_failed. Windows 7 included the ability to boot windows from a Virtual Hard Disk File (.vhd). You are awesome!Ryan OvertonWednesday, 14 September 2011 13:55:53 UTCThanks a bunch Scott! https://www.eightforums.com/installation-setup/2667-vhd_boot_initialization_failed.html All times are GMT -5.
Installation went fine and system works well, so it isn't a compatibility issue with the TM2T hardware. That's cool, go ahead and install to that empty VHD. OR do it from the Disk Management GUI: At this point, you've got a VHD that's empty, but ready to have Windows installed to it. The download tool doesn't recognize USB HDDs, so I following the steps here to make the drive bootable.2.
Apple MacOS uses Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) which locks the Guid Partition Table (GPT). https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/ad0c3a7e-c654-409c-bb6a-08b3c4d79444/vhdbootinitializationfailed-after-windows-10-update?forum=win10itprosetup The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Then it restarts and the next time I try to get into win8 it sais that the pc needs to be repaired, to use the recovery from disk, etc. Think I'll build this out using the original method with WIM2VHD and hand editing.
Make sure that the installation media contains the correct drivers, and then click ok" I am using DELL inspiron 1525Navneel BhanotSunday, 18 September 2011 12:59:12 UTCThis post is fantastic! At some point it'll ask you to restart the computer. I really didn't like it when I first saw it but after using it I must say it has grown on me in some ways. I will update my comment and tell you how it all went.Daniel MendozaWednesday, 14 September 2011 07:29:51 UTCScott, do we need Windows Virtual PC in order to install it to a
Thanks to Steves post I managed to come up with a POSH script to handle this install!http://sharpfellows.com/post/Fully-automated-VHD-install-of-Windows-8-Developer-Preview-using-PowerShell.aspxNaeem KhedarunThursday, 15 September 2011 13:18:21 UTCScottIf I do a shutdown and boot into Win8 Thanks guys!dpDesignzThursday, 15 September 2011 20:18:33 UTCDid you get a mention in the day 2 keynote? Did you create a fixed or variable VHD? I had to unplug the other 2 and just install to the one I was using.
I think a little colour could benefit the important toolbar icons too.PeteFriday, 02 March 2012 00:51:20 UTCArrggghhh!!!!The VHD option didn't work for me. Thanks againYaserThursday, 15 September 2011 00:05:21 UTCHi Again,The Startup Repair fixed the boot issue. I searched on the internet but I couldn't find a solution.
I don't work for the Windows team, and you don't know me. I'm trying to install windows 8 to the external HDD and everything is cool except the "unsigned" error at the boot. Requirements (read these!) Here's the requirements if you want to try this. Why Boot to VHD?
Everything else is real hardware. If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Would you like to participate? you can touch to choose which OS you want to load.Maybe that's obvious to everyone ... It already has Windows on it, so it's just a matter of how to boot into it.JitarooThursday, 15 September 2011 05:49:43 [email protected] so 'locate WDP_8102.vhd' and then select it?MatejThursday, 15 September
One final disclaimer to be CRYSTAL CLEAR. Can I easily convert the VHD into a real partition and get rid of the Win 7 install? Privacy statement © 2017 Microsoft. any way now win 8 is running file but i want my old win 7 back.