Needed to replace full hard drive with larger one - Backup/Restore

So, I had the exact same problem as Tim Heuer (New hard drive means re-install everything). 150GB drive and bought a nice 320GB 7200RPM with shock protection. I found the easiest way to get myself up and running was to use Win7’s backup/restore feature. I backed up my drive to my home server (which creates…

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Boot from VHD on a Bitlocker enabled host...not happening

This should have been obvious to me, and whoever you are searching for this, but apparently it’s not possible to have a host OS that’s bitlocker enabled and use the boot from VHD. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd799282(WS.10).aspx Bitlocker cannot be used to encrypt the host volume containing VHD files used for native VHD boot, and bitlocker cannot be…

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