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Can not view files from a Win8 system image backup

  1. #1

    Can not view files from a Win8 system image backup

    Good People,
    What am I doing wrong?

    I make a system image backup in Win 8.

    A .VHDX file is created.

    I can not mount this file.

    I can mount a VHD file.

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  2. #2

    vhdx should mount in explorer like vhd or iso, but since this is a pre-beta who knows? Try attaching it in disk management. Open the disk management window, click on Action menu at the top, click Attach vhd.
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  3. #3

    Have already tried those and any other variant I could think of.

    Have also run sfc.

    Have you mounted a vhdx file produced by win 8?
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  4. #4

    Nope, I don't have a vhdx right now and I aint making one cos I'm waiting for beta.
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  5. #5

    I've already gone thru one complete reinstall from the ground up and was hoping that the win 8 backup/restore worked.

    Do you know when we can expect the beta or even an alpha. This version is extremely premature.
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  6. #6

    TBH, there are all kinds of predicted dates ranging from oct to feb, depends on who you want to believe in. Plus when and whether a public beta will be released.
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