After each command, you should see a success message
To prepare your VHD you'll use the command Diskpart utility. Follow these steps:
- Type the command:
- Once the Diskpart environment is ready, you'll use the select command to instruct Diskpart to access your VHD file as follows:
select vdisk file=c:\VHDs\Windows8RP.vhd
- After you have selected the VHD file, you'll use the attach command to essentially connect the VHD to your system as follows:
This entire procedure is illustrated.
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