assorted recipes and links

See also: all the recipes and the intro I have collected here the small groups of recipes and links that are not worthy a separate post each. As usual, some of the recipes are for cmd, some for PowerShell, guessing which is which is easy enough. # Windows CMD command syntax http://ss64.com/nt/syntax.html # To search…

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how to mount a System partition

As I’ve mentioned before, the on the machines with EFI BIOS the boot files are located on a separate System partition that can be mounted. However the direct mounting of it doesn’t work so well, leaving a drive letter busy even after unmounting. If you want to modify a lot of VHDs for the v2…

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booting Windows from a VHD

The easiest way to have multiple Windows versions available on the same machine is to place some of them into VHDs, and then you can boot an OS directly from a VHD. The boot loader stays shared between all of them on the original C: drive which might have or not have its own Windows…

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