Set up a dual-boot environment with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Tags: Hyper-V, Virtualization, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

I recently had to go through this process since we’re using some SharePoint 2010 images for class and they have to run on Hyper-V.  I searched online for quite a while, tried a few different procedures (which of course meant rebooting my system 2^32 times), to no avail.

Finally I mentioned it to a fellow instructor and he pointed me to the one and only thing that actually worked.  I guess it’s no wonder why he’s a Microsoft MVP.  Hats off to Chad Solarz.

Click here for great instructions on getting this configured.