VPC- Cannot load from harddisk Insert system disk and press any key

Discussion in 'Virtual PC' started by Ravi, May 6, 2004.

  1. Ravi

    Ravi Guest

    Hi,
    I am a first time user of VPC. I've installed VPC on my
    Windows professional PC. When i run VPC the booting starts
    and detects CD and Virtual hard disk but after that give
    the following message "Cannot load from harddisk Insert
    system disk and press any key"
    Please help
     
    Ravi, May 6, 2004
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  2. Ravi

    Scott Baker Guest

    You have to install an operating system on the virtual machine, just
    like on a new physical PC with a blank hard drive.

    Scott
     
    Scott Baker, May 6, 2004
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  3. Ravi,
    You've created a VPC, but there's no operating system installed on it. So,
    when it tries to boot that VPC, there's nothing to boot to so it asks for a
    system disk. What you need now is to load an OS on that VPC...you can load
    from a floppy, a real CD, or an ISO image of a CD somewhere on your hard
    drive.

    Dana Cline - MVP
     
    Dana Cline [MVP], May 6, 2004
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  4. Ravi

    Guest Guest

    Thank you very much. Its working now.
     
    Guest, May 7, 2004
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