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I have just took a back up of my windows PC, in the backup folder I can see a VHD file, I thought to run this with VirtualBox, but I the boot failure message. I suspect there is not boot information in the partition, if this is correct is there anyway to boot this file via VirtualBox.

Sorry, I have very min. knowledge about virtualization.

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You can fix it with Startup Repair. Mark the partition active and then let startup repair do its thing. –  David Schwartz Oct 27 '12 at 8:14
    
I want it to get booted in VirtualBox, will startup repair work in this scenario.... –  Vijay Bobba Oct 28 '12 at 4:56
    
It should. Startup repair should work in a virtual machine the same way it works on a physical machine. –  David Schwartz Oct 28 '12 at 6:30

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