Installing Windows Vista from HD
Steps to do so:
Format the target disk as NTFS.
Copy the Whole Vista DVD to the root of the newly formatted disk.
Start a command prompt and issue the following commands: (x = drive letter of the new disk)
bootsect x: /F
Reboot. Windows setup should load
Choose Repair - skip the prompts until you can start a command prompt.
Issue the following commands
everything should work now ...