Chapter 6. Configuring Virtual Hard Disks

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Understanding VHDs: This section introduces VHDs and describes new developments in VHD technology as related to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. It also briefly describes the types of VHDs and the tools used to work with them.

Creating and Deploying VHDs: This section discusses the procedures you need to be familiar with to create, mount, deploy, and boot a computer from VHDs.

Offline Servicing and Updating VHDs: This section introduces the procedures you can use to perform servicing and updating actions on a native-boot VHD while offline.

A virtual hard disk (VHD) is a special type of image file that contains all the operating system files, applications, ...

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