Disk2VHD utility creates VHD versions of physical disks

Windows Sysinternals Disk2vhd utiltity to  VHD (Virtual Hard Disk – Microsoft’s Virtual Machine disk format) versions of physical disks for use in Microsoft Virtual PC or Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines.

Disk2vhd…

  • can run Disk2vhd on a system that’s online;
  • uses Windows’ Volume Snapshot capability (introduced in Windows XP, to create consistent point-in-time snapshots of the volumes you want to include in a conversion
  • can create the VHDs on local volumes, even ones being converted (though performance is better when the VHD is on a disk different than ones being converted).

Download Disk2vhd or run Disk2vhd from Live.Sysinternals.com

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