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  1. Brink's Avatar
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    It may be wise to mention here that the Powershell cmdlet is only available (as far as I know) with Hyper-V installed in Windows 10 — through the Windows 10 Features in Programs & Features. I had a bit of frustration just now trying to use this cmdlet on a new rig after using it on my old one — and couldn't get it to work. After a bit of Googling, I needed to enable Hyper-V, which did the trick. But I don't think it's enabled by default in Windows 10. Thanks for all the great tut's, Brink!
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    Hello LordJair, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Thank you for the heads up. I added a note to the PowerShell options to help make sure this is clear.
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    We also can use DISKPART scripting instruction under CMD (Command Prompt) without PowerShell.
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  5. Steve C's Avatar
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    I would like to create a .vhd or .vhdx file from a bootable Windows XP installtion disk. How do you create a .vhd or .vhdx file?
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    Steve C said:
    I would like to create a .vhd or .vhdx file from a bootable Windows XP installtion disk. How do you create a .vhd or .vhdx file?
    The easiest method would be to create new generation 1 (BIOS / MBR) virtual machine in Hyper-V, and install XP on it.

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  7. Steve C's Avatar
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    Kari said:
    The easiest method would be to create new generation 1 (BIOS / MBR) virtual machine in Hyper-V, and install XP on it.

    Kari
    I think that's what I'm trying to do but every time I start the VM it needs the CD in the drive - hence my interest in the .vhdx file to load XP. Any tips for fast startup up so the VM loads from files only on my hard drive?
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