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Native ISO mounting in Windows 8


Gornot

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#1
It's high time I join you guys in the hype for Windows 8. And to kick things off, I want to share this little screeny with you:



As you can see, Microsoft is adding a new feature to natively mount and burn .iso images in Windows 8.

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You can mount, but not edit ;)

Also, it may just be a dev tool...
 

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Gornot

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I hope not. It would be extremely useful to have a native handler for .iso files, burning and mounting if nothing else. It would certainly save me time on installing and updating an extra third-party software just for my CD rips (don't ask, when it comes to ripping CDs, I'm an editing perfectionist, psychopathic maniac xD)
 

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I agree!

Apart from that, it looks like MS will be adding a special feature for coloring the Aero interface (windows borders, taskbar and start menu), depending on the current wallpaper of the theme.

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ie9

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I agree!

Apart from that, it looks like MS will be adding a special feature for coloring the Aero interface (windows borders, taskbar and start menu), depending on the current wallpaper of the theme.

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Yep, it's true :)
 

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vrosa

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Very interesting! The image mounting feature is a 'must have' thing, and I do hope it's not just a Dev feature.

:)
 

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It's very fast too. Mount and unmount
 

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Lebon14

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Very very nice feature! I hope they will extend this to other image formats like NRGs and DAA.
 

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The native mounting of ISO's appears to have been confirmed by Rafael Rivera.
 

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vrosa

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Good to know. That's a thing that missed in Windows 7 :)
 

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It has been confirmed as working in this build, bout time too....
 

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I love this feature. Right clicking on the iso shows the option "Mount", then when one checks in Explorer, theres the mounted dvd/cd. To unmount, right click drive icon, select Eject Disk.
 

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Very nice, though i have been using Daemon Tools for as long as i can remember, hopefully i can leave that program behind.
I've used Daemon Tools for quite a long time, but SPDT slows down the drives.

Now PowerISO all the way... no SPDT. :)

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I love this feature. Right clicking on the iso shows the option "Mount", then when one checks in Explorer, theres the mounted dvd/cd. To unmount, right click drive icon, select Eject Disk.
Very nice - thank you.
 

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I hope not. It would be extremely useful to have a native handler for .iso files, burning and mounting if nothing else. It would certainly save me time on installing and updating an extra third-party software just for my CD rips (don't ask, when it comes to ripping CDs, I'm an editing perfectionist, psychopathic maniac xD)
This is great, it's about time they've naitivly supported mounting. It's feature that I think should of been implemented in windows 7.
 

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