Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1

June 15, 2007

Josh’s Windows Weblog : Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1

 A new version of Virtual Server has been released.


Double clicking on a VHD to mount it

April 19, 2007

Virtual PC Guy’s WebLog : Double clicking on a VHD to mount it
Double clicking on a VHD to mount it
Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 Beta 2 includes ‘vhdmount’ – a tool to allow you to mount a virtual hard disk directly on your host operating system. While vhdmount is provided as a command line tool – a very small amount of work will allow you to mount VHDs by just double clicking on them. By creating a .reg file with the following contents:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
@=””C:\Program Files\Microsoft Virtual Server\Vhdmount\vhdmount.exe” /u “%1″”
@=””C:\Program Files\Microsoft Virtual Server\Vhdmount\vhdmount.exe” /p “%1″”
And then double clicking on the .reg file (to load it into your registry) you will be able to double click a VHD to mount it, and right click on it to dismount it.

Resize a Virtual Hard Drive

April 19, 2007

A link to another blog to resize a fixed .vhd

 Another link to a tool called vhd Resizer