I think you misunderstood. I had windows 8 pro installed and created a system image for recovery. I restored my windows 7 recovery and that went fine. Now I want to restore windows 8 recovery by booting with the disc but win 8 does not see the recovery. It can only see the win 7 recovery.
I don't want to reinstall and prefer to restore the recovery.. Windows 7 does not see the image as the format is different vhdx. I have googled with no answer to why the vhdx is not seen. I have found a few threads with the same issue but no solution.