Changing Boot Devices Without Reinstalling Windows 7

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Hardware' started by Larry, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. Larry

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    I was given an image of a Windows 7 machine on an IDE drive to build
    into a VM (VMware Workstation 7) for evidence collection. I use BESR
    to generate a sv2i file, then imported the sv2i into a VM using VMware
    Workstation's import utility. However, the VM crashes on boot with a
    Stop: 0x0000007B
    I believe that the 07B is a complaint about an inaccessible boot
    device. I have never seen the original machine, but I expect that it's
    a SATA drive and VMware Workstation is set up with a standard IDE
    controller. Can anyone suggest a way to substitute the standard IDE
    drivers in an existing build?

    Larry, Feb 26, 2011
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