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Posted 19 January 2010 - 10:25 AM

How to Repair messed operating systems on a VM

1st way:

1) Start Microsoft Disk Management Tool.
2) Go to Action / Attach VHD and select the virtual disk you want to edit.

Attached Image: Attach_VHD.jpg

Attached Image: VHD_added.jpg

3) A new unit letter will appear on "My Computer". Open it and make the changes to the system files you need.
4) With the VHD selected go to Action / All tasks / Detach VHD.

Attached Image: detach_VHD.jpg

It's done.

2nd way:

1) Connect the disk with the damaged install to another VM.

Attached Image: VPC_Disk_Config.jpg

2) Start the VM and make the changes to the system files you need.
3) Close the VM.

It's done.


I hope it helps someone. :cc_surrender:

It's been quite useful for my "Longhorn Lab".

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