1.    23 Dec 2016 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2016
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    windows 10

    change HDD and boot from file.vhd in new SSD

    Hi, i have a windows 10 laptop,i have bought a SSD because i want to change my old HDD, i have just created a VHD file and now i would like to set boot loader to get it started from my FILE.VHD in my new SSD.
    i have win 10 dvd-rom, but i don't want reinstall everything.
    i hope that is clear.

    can you help me?
    Tks in advance
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  2.    25 Dec 2016 #2
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  3.    25 Dec 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish expat in Germany
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Only Part One in this tutorial is Hyper-V specific, explaining how to prepare a VHD from Hyper-V virtual machine to be added as native boot VHD to boot menu: Hyper-V - Native Boot VHD

    From Part Two onwards, the instructions apply to any VHD or VHDX file containing a Windows installation.

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