How to restore Windows 2012 2008 Server from a VHD file


  • Find out the VHD location that contains backup
  • Choose repair computer (F8) or boot from CdRom
  • From Command Prompt type: DiskPart and enter
  • type: select vdisk file=”location file
  • exemple:                                                                                                                 select vdisk file=”\\\Backup\DataContainer.vhd”   or  select vdisk file=”c:\USBDevice\DataContainer.vhd
  • type: attach vdisk
  • type: exit to exit Diskpart, type exit to exit Command Prompt
  • Choose Trubleshoot. Choose system image recovery…..