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Disk2vhd for Windows

1.63

Sysinternals(Free)

User rating8

Disk2vhd: Create VHDs

Disk2vhd is a great system tuning tool that helps you with moving physical computers to virtual ones. It lets you turn the actual disks in your Windows computer into virtual disks. These virtual disks can then be used in virtual machines with Microsoft's Virtual PC or Hyper-V.

What is Disk2vhd used for?

Disk2vhd is super handy for a bunch of reasons. It's great for:

  • Moving from an old physical server to a virtual one, which can make things more flexible and easier to manage.
  • Making copies of your computer's disks so you can easily get things back if something goes wrong, or just to check something out in a safe, virtual space.
  • Trying out new software or settings in a safe way, without messing up your actual computer.

This tool is all about making life easier when you're dealing with computers and their data, helping you work smarter, not harder.

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How does Disk2vhd work?

What's cool about Disk2vhd is that it can do its job while your computer is still running. Here's how it does its magic:

  • Taking a Snapshot: It uses a special feature in Windows to take a picture of your disk, just as it is at one moment in time. This means it can copy everything exactly without messing anything up.
  • Picking What to Copy: You can choose which parts of your disk you want to turn into a virtual disk. This means you don't have to copy everything, just the important bits.
  • Making the Virtual Disk: It then makes a virtual version of your disk, keeping all the original setup but only including the data from the parts you chose to copy.

Is Disk2vhd free?

One of the best things about Disk2vhd is that it doesn't cost anything. It's totally free, which is great news for:

  • Small or medium businesses that want to try out virtualization without spending a lot of money.
  • IT pros or anyone curious about playing with virtual machines.
  • Companies looking for a cheap way to back up their systems, so they can quickly recover from any problems.

Disk2vhd offers a lot of value without costing a penny. Whether you're in business, working in IT, or just like to experiment with technology, Disk2vhd is a simple, reliable way to move from the real to the virtual, saving time and money in the process. It's a key tool for anyone looking to get into virtualization, showing just how much the tech world is moving in that virtual direction.

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Technical

Title:
Disk2vhd 1.63 for Windows
Requirements:
  • Windows Vista,
  • Windows XP,
  • Windows 7,
  • Windows 8,
  • Windows 2003
Language:
English
License:
Free
Latest update:
Thursday, February 15th 2024
Author:
Sysinternals
SHA-1:
1edf99706418a16b7e671b7792bc3a51e0246efe
Filename:
Disk2vhd.zip

Disk2vhd for PC

1.63

Sysinternals(Free)

User rating8

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