Deployment Bcd error

Posted on 2010-08-25
Last Modified: 2013-11-09
Hi guys can you help men with some deployment issues

I made a vhd file via WAIK and have copied it to my new client computer

i have attached my disk assigned my letter to C:

But when i am going to launch bcdboot c:\windows

it comes up withe the following error.

failed to set element apllication device C00000BB and C000000D

I see my windows folder on c: and everything is normal
I am tring to atart a Win 7 Image.

Can anybody help?
Question by:Infrabreda
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try this:
detach vdisk
select vdisk file=d:\your_vhd_file_path.vhd
attach vdisk
list volume (to check which drive letter it has given your vdisk, might not be c:\)
bcdboot c:\windows /s f:\ /v       (change the c:\ to the drive letter which it changed to if it changed
detach vdisk

now restart.

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Hi Guys

I found out my win pe was x86

i had to make a new x64 and the it worked fine...

you cannot deploy win 7 x64 on a winpe x86

Thx for ur comments anyway.

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yeah that would do the trick :)

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