Fix missing BCD files with EISA partitions - BootVM fails

Written By Tami Sutcliffe (Super Administrator)

Updated at April 12th, 2022

The instructions below are provided as a courtesy with no warranty or support. 

Use at your own risk.

To ensure that the BCD database and /Boot files exist when virtualizing systems with an EISA partition, perform the following steps on the protected system

1. Open a CMD prompt with Run As Administrator

2. mkdir c:\boot

3. bcdedit /export c:\boot\bcd

4.Take an immediate snapshot of the system and test virtualization to verify Windows will now boot

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