Simple VHD manager v1.0

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  1. wtarkan

    wtarkan MDL Member

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  2. eric33

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    i will give a try
     
  3. revertex

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    revertex MDL Member

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    wtarkan, thank's for the tip to boot from iso images.

    I knew that it can add VHD images to boot menu, but did't knew about add ISO images.

    That's a really useful feature for sure.
     
  5. wtarkan

    wtarkan MDL Member

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    NOt true it works , we have tested it many times
     
  6. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    NO, it does not work with restricted accounts, it needs admin privileges to even start (which is obvious, as it deals with Disk Management, BCD etc - nothing that user should have access to)

    sebus
     
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    #7 wtarkan, Nov 1, 2015
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    Vhdattach works exactly the same as VHd manager ????
    We will check it again , thanks for the comments
     
  8. revertex

    revertex MDL Member

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    Not exactly the same but do the intended job at the end, auto mount a VHD image.

    The basic difference is that vhdattach can create vhd files, but can't add to boot menu.

    It also create a context menu entry, very useful in windows 7, but useless for windows 8 and 10 that can handle VHD images natively.

    VHDAttach create a windows service that mount VHD images, that's why it works under users account without admin privileges.

    It would be nice if Simple VHD manager can do the same, without the need of a third part tool like runastool
     
  9. wtarkan

    wtarkan MDL Member

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    Thanks for your comment , Simple VHD manager creates a windows service too :) because of that I have said they must work exactly the same , it is time to check our codes and fix some bugs ;)
     
  10. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    That means that it MUST run as ADMINISTRATOR
     
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    #11 wtarkan, Jan 21, 2016
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    What is new on version 1.1 (Thursday, January 21, 2016)

    1. [ Fixed ] – After booting from VHD it is possible to change system drive letter.
    2. [ Fixed ] – Attach marked to system startup feature doesn’t work properly
    3. [ Added ] – Create a VHD – VHDX Feature
    4. [ Added ] – Right click menu options for vhd-vhdx-iso (Context menu or send to)
    5. [ Fixed ] – Minor code corrections and improvements

    I'm not sure if your really tried VHD Attch on windows 10 x64 , for the First run it need Administrator privileges too , it need Netframework , it is not portable , you can not add something to boot menu etc ..
     
  12. revertex

    revertex MDL Member

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    Tried the latest and greatest version, and I must say I'm impressed with the dedication the developers put in this little software.

    It works flawlessly, used it to mount a VHDX at login and use it for file history in windows 10.

    No matter if it's a restricted account, once configured under an admin account it simple works.
     
  13. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    I see no service
     
  14. wtarkan

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    @revertex: Thank you

    @sebus : Options > Attach marked to sytem startup
     
  15. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    ??? Does that option create service?

    Is the service then responsible for all & any actions (or just the very specific one? - attach vhd? to system at boot)

    sebus
     
  16. B Zhan

    B Zhan MDL Novice

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    I like this software, but create a fixed size VHD/VHDX is a bit slow, why?