VMware or VirtualBox : Error loading operating system

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So I decided to move virtual machine from VMWare to VirtualBox. After reading that VirtualBox can directly work with vmdk files, I created new virtual machine, connected image and launched it…

Then I was surprised by: Error loading operating system. I thought: “What nonsense.” I turned off VirtualBox and turned on VMware, but again same mistake...

I spent several hours before finding solution to this problem. All actions were performed under VMware. I loaded to CD VMware image of Windows 7 Ultimate (Windows 2008 Server will do the job as well) and set boot from it. After launch and selecting language I selected recovery mode. Then I selected command line launch and typed the following commands:

> bootsect /nt52 ALL /force /mbr
> bootsect /nt60 ALL /force /mbr

Having done that, restart and get a working system.

Moving from VMWare to VirtualBox was done more safely using VMware import/export wizard.

Last modified on Thursday, 28 May 2015 15:29
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Viktor S., Ph.D. (Electrical/Computer Engineering), was hired by DataRecoup, the international data recovery corporation, in 2012. Promoted to Engineering Senior Manager in 2010 and then to his current position, as C.I.O. of DataRecoup, in 2014. Responsible for the management of critical, high-priority RAID data recovery cases and the application of his expert, comprehensive knowledge in database data retrieval. He is also responsible for planning and implementing SEO/SEM and other internet-based marketing strategies. Currently, Viktor S., Ph.D., is focusing on the further development and expansion of DataRecoup’s major internet marketing campaign for their already successful proprietary software application “Data Recovery for Windows” (an application which he developed).

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