I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong, but no matter how I do the vhd in W7, when I reboot into W8 RP and go to diskpart and try to select the vhd I just made, it is not found. I have made the vhd as per the directions above exactly, and also initializing the vhd, etc. What am I doing wrong? I'm using a DVD of W8 RP 32 bit that I have successfully loaded onto this exact same laptop on a different hard drive. I have enabled virtualization in the BIOS and disabled it, all with the same results:
dispart has encountered an error....virtual disk not found.
Laptop is a Dell Vostro 1700 that has run W8 RP quite well.
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