Disk2VHD: The 127 GB File size limit. UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME

In a previous post I talked about the Disk2VHD file conversion tool. Here is an “Oh Golly Gee Darn” moment. (This blog is G rated however the rediscovery rates stronger wording.) Analysis: There were really two problems with the disk I created. Both problems were fixable. The VHD file was too large for use with Virtual PC 2007 which has an IDE drive size limit of 127 GB. In creating the file I copied all of the partitions from the previous XP box. However in installing Windows 7, I only reformatted the OS drive and installed Windows 7 v64. Therefore, … Continue reading Disk2VHD: The 127 GB File size limit. UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME