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Mount ISO image at Windows Vista using Virtual Clone Drive and Daemon Tools

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Windows utility from Microsoft doesn’t able to mount ISO image at Windows Vista at this moment. But there is an alternative free virtual CD drive emulator application called Slysoft Virtual CloneDrive and Download Daemon that you can use for mount an ISO images at Windows Vista. Both this utilities allow you mount .ISO, .CCD, .DVD, .IMG, .UDF and .BIN files. Download the utility and start the setup process.

For Virtual Clone Drive. Mount an ISO images cab been done within few step only. To add an extra virtual drive, launch or start Virtual Clone Drive. Select the number of drives that you want to mount.

 Mount ISO image using virtual clone drive

When you double-click on an ISO image, it will always mount it in the first drive. If you want to mount a particular ISO in one of the other virtual drives, Select the particular ISO and right-click on the drive to select Virtual Clone Drive -> ” Mount ” option.

 Create ISO image using virtual clone drive

If you want to unmount a drive, you can do the same thing but choose the Unmount option.

For Daemon tools, Mount an images as below step:

  1. Right-click on the DAEMON Tools trayicon
  2. Select Virtual CD/DVD-ROM
  3. Select Device [?:]
  4. Click Mount
  5. Browse and select the image you wish to mount
  6. Click OK or double-click on the file to mount

Unmounting an image:

  1. Right-click on the DAEMON Tools trayicon
  2. Select Virtual CD/DVD-ROM
  3. Select Device [?:]
  4. Click Unmount

Please beware that Virtual clone drive and Daemon tools seem like does not workable on Windows Vista 64 bit edition.

Hope you enjoy the tips !!! Perhaps you can let me know other mounting application can been workable at Windows Vista

Mount ISO Image on Windows Updates:

There are a lot of mount ISO image tool out there, below are three free ISO image mount utilities that worth to try out.

Virtual CD-ROM (Microsoft) – Official Windows 7 mount ISO Image utility and even Windows Vista
MagicISO – Free mount ISO image utility with more features, but it’s not quite as simple to use.
Alcohol 52% – Free version of Alcohol 120 comes with browser toolbar – freemium.

Mounting an ISO Image in Windows 8 or 8.1

From Windows 8 onwards, you can mount ISO image immediate from operating system. All you need to do is right-click, double-click, or select and use the Ribbon to Mount an ISO image. It’s just that simple:

 

Windows 8 mount ISO image

Once you’ve done so, you’ll see the ISO image mounted as a new drive in Computer. You can right-click there to unmount when you’re done.

Share with us if you know any mount ISO image tools should include on the list.