Friday, March 25, 2011

Using Disk2vhd

Disk2vhd is a tool which can help you convert drive to a VHD file that can be used by Microsoft Hyper-V and Microsoft Virtual PC virtual machines. Disk2vhd can online capture the physical hard disk to a vhd file.

Disk2vhd supports Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP1, and higher, including x64 operating systems.

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How to use
1. Download and save the file to hard disk.
2. Launch Disk2vhd.

Figure 1: Disk2vhd

3. Check the drives which you would like to convert a vhd file.

Remark: Disk2vhd can convert multi physical hard disk to a single vhd file.

Remark: The option "Prepare for use in Virtual PC" shows in the operating systems which are Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP. It is used to converting a vhd file that can be booted on Microsoft Hyper-V or Windows Virtual PC virtual machines.

4. Click "Create".

Figure 2: The process of  Disk2vhd

Disk2vhd is converting the physical disk to a vhd file.

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