Microsoft has introduced the new tool to convert the physical system to the virtual disk file. Most of the other similar tool does not provide any conversion online, but disk2VHD tool provides online conversion of physicals disk which is running inside the physical, virtual machined and hyper-v VM’s.Disk 2 VHD tool provides the VHDx or VHD virtual disk format. Disk 2 vhd tool is completely free and we can download disk2vhd.exe from Microsoft website.
Disk2VHD 2.0 Utility tool to convert Physical disks to VHD (Virtual Hard Disk – Microsoft’s Virtual Machine disk format)
We can select the volume which needs to convert and this tool will create individual VHD for each disk we select. As of not Microsoft Disk 2 VHD 2.0 tool handle partition of single volume up to 127GB. If we convert the partition to the single volume which is higher than 127GB Virtual PC VM won’t able to recognize that.
How to use disk2vhd:
Click here for disk2vhd download
Down load the installed disk2vhd.exe and run in your system from where you want to convert the systems and use below steps to use the disk 2vhd.
How to run the disk 2vhd from CMD:
disk 2 vhd <[drive: [drive:]…]|[*]> <vhdfile>
disk2 vhd * d:\vhd\snapshot.vhd
How to install the disk 2vhd from exe:
The Foremost advantage of the disk 2vhd is it creates the exact replica of your systems with not many hassles and disadvantage of disk2 vhd as of now is support only 127GB volumes and take the longest time to run the conversion process compare to other tools.
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