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I have a server 2008 r2 instance with hyper-v.  I had a windows 7 instance.  Can I boot directly to it?
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Subhashish Laha earned 500 total points
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Yes, run below commands

bcdedit /copy {originalguid} /d "New Windows 7 Installation"
bcdedit /set {newguid} device vhd=[D:]\Image.vhd
bcdedit /set {newguid} osdevice vhd=[D:]\Image.vhd
bcdedit /set {newguid} detecthal on

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/knom/archive/2009/04/07/windows-7-vhd-boot-setup-guideline.aspx
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by:jackjohnson44
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Have  you tried this before?  I did and it did not work.  I don't have the error with me.  I am not trying to add a new vhd to a boot menu.  I am trying to add one created using hyper-v.  I do not think that it is that simple.  The link you sent has someone installing the os to a new vhd.  This is not what I am looking for.
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by:Subhashish Laha
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Yes, I have tried. Can you provide the output of below command?

bcdedit /enum all

Also, if you can provide the error details - that will help us in troubleshooting your issue.
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