Cool feature – Windows 7 Boot from VHD


As a heavy user of VirtualPC, Virtual Server, and Hyper-V in my daily work, I’m really excited about the Windows 7 Boot from VHD feature. I do almost all of my customer related in work in virtual environments and when I need to focus on the task at hand, I’ll shutdown Outlook, sign out of Office Communicator, and all those other applications that are “distractions.” Additionaly, I think this will be great for customer presentations/demos when the VM just doesn’t seem to want to cooperate with the projector. Generally speaking, my VM performance is pretty good on the hardware I’m running…but performance is one of those things that you can never have too much of 😉

I’ve only started playing with this, so I’ll be updating as I find the goodness (and badness) of booting from a VHD.


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