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moving virtual hard disk to a new location

im currently in class to train for some microsoft certifications. im using windows 7 enterprise x64
i copied the files from the host microsoft learning.  and on the destination computer i placed the files in the exact location as if it was in the host computer.  in virtual pc i created a new virtual machine using the vhd files.  now it saying it cannot locate parent disks.  some of the virtual machines work but not all.  

question is.
is there a way to repoint the location of the parent disk?
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Is this using VMware or Microsoft virtual alternative?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Have you copied all the files required? The error suggests your are missing some files.
every1isevil2Author Commented:
host is using xp's version of virtual pc and destination is running windows 7 virtual pc
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every1isevil2Author Commented:
yes the required files have been copied over.  a classmate of mine has been able to run the virtual machine on his computer.  he is using xp's version of virtual pc.  he used the same drive to copy the host files
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
So your classmate has got XP Virtual PC, and you've for Windows 7?
every1isevil2Author Commented:
ya...the 2 versions are completly different.  ones hypervisior and 1 isnt.  windows 7 version lets u connect usb devices to the virtual environment
can you do a dir of files which you copied and paste here.

like open a command prompt. change to the directory you copied the files and then type DIR /S and press enter.

paste the output..
every1isevil2Author Commented:
Directory of C:\Program Files\Microsoft Learning

[.]    [..]   [6421] [6424] [6425] [Base]


 Directory of C:\Program Files\Microsoft Learning\Base

02/24/2011  11:57 PM    <DIR>          .
02/24/2011  11:57 PM    <DIR>          ..
02/24/2011  11:57 PM    <DIR>          Base
02/14/2008  07:29 PM     6,041,405,952 Base08A.vhd
02/24/2011  08:55 PM     1,655,190,528 Base08B.vhd
02/17/2008  09:47 AM     6,320,395,264 Base08C.vhd
02/17/2008  12:22 PM     8,843,885,056 Base08D.vhd
               4 File(s) 22,860,876,800 bytes

 Directory of C:\Program Files\Microsoft Learning\Base\Base


 Directory of C:\Program Files\Microsoft Learning\6421\Drives

[.]                           [..]
6421A-NYC-CL1-R.vhd           6421A-NYC-CL2-R.vhd
6421A-NYC-DC1-Allfiles.vhd    6421A-NYC-DC1.vhd
6421A-NYC-SVR1-Allfiles.vhd   6421A-NYC-SVR1.vhd
6421A-NYC-SVR2.vhd            6421A-NYC-VN2_IPv6.vnc

every1isevil2Author Commented:
i went to the source and realized a file was missing

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