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Couldn't Mount File error- but the iso file was mounted

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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center

    Couldn't Mount File error- but the iso file was mounted

    In Windows 8.1, when I try to use the native ISO mounting function, either from the right-click menu, or by double clicking the iso file, I am getting the error:

    Couldn't Mount File
    Sorry, there was a problem mounting the file.
    Yet most of the time, the virtual CD/DVD drive appears as it should!

    Does anyone know cause/effects/prevention of this?
    Last edited by fafhrd; 17 Nov 2013 at 02:40. Reason: I don't object to this file being moved, but it is concerning a feature of File Explorer, not an aspect of running a virtualization program. That said, the error also occurs when a .VHD image is mount

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Couldn't Mount File error- but the iso file was mounted
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