August 2011 Entries

Mounting VHD comes to Windows Explorer in Windows 8

I'm glad to see that mounting a VHD file has escaped the Computer Management (Disk Management) administrator console in Windows 7, and made it to Windows Explorer in Windows 8. That should make the feature much more discoverable, as well as making it much easier to use. I think the ability to mount a VHD as a drive, read and write to it and then easily port that VHD to another machine is a great feature that's been hidden in Windows 7. More on the Windows 8 blog here, http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/ ......