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Encrypt VHD or VHDX File with BitLocker in Windows 10

Encrypt VHD or VHDX File with BitLocker in Windows 10

How to Encrypt a VHD or VHDX File with BitLocker in Windows 10

Windows 10 allows you to create a VHD file and encrypt it with BitLocker, so your data inside that VHD file will be safely protected. You will be prompted to unlock it with a password. It will encrypt the new files automatically when you copy them to the VHD. Here's how to configure this useful feature.

Mount or Unmount VHD or VHDX File in Windows 10

Mount or Unmount VHD or VHDX File in Windows 10

How to Mount or Unmount a VHD or VHDX File in Windows 10

Windows 10 allows mounting a VHD file (*.vhd or *.vhdx), so it appears under its own drive letter in the This PC folder. By default, you can mount such a file by double-clicking on it in File Explorer if your account has administrative privileges. Here are a number of alternative methods you can use to mount a VHD file you may find useful.

Automatically Mount VHD or VHDX File on Startup in Windows 10

Automatically Mount VHD or VHDX File on Startup in Windows 10

How to Automatically Mount VHD or VHDX File on Startup in Windows 10

Windows 10 supports virtual drives natively. It is able to recognize and use ISO, VHD and VHDX files. For ISO files, Windows 10 creates a virtual disk drive. For VHD and VHDX files, Windows 10 creates a new drive accessible via the This PC folder in File Explorer. Also, these files can be used inĀ Hyper-V machines. You might be interested in mounting a VHD(X) file automatically on startup. Here's how it can be done.

Create a New VHD or VHDX File in Windows 10

Create a New VHD or VHDX File in Windows 10

How to Create a New VHD or VHDX File in Windows 10

Windows 10 supports virtual drives natively. It is able to recognize and use ISO, VHD and VHDX files. For ISO files, Windows 10 creates a virtual disk drive. For VHD and VHDX files, Windows 10 creates a new drive accessible via the This PC folder in File Explorer. Also, these files can be used in Hyper-V machines. Today we will review various methods that you can use to create a new VHD or VHDX file.