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unable to mount iso file as i cant change its properties

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    unable to mount iso file as i cant change its properties

    I am trying to mount a iso file but the mount option does not show up. So I try to change the properties of the file such that it opens with windows explorer. but I am unable to change the properties because I cant find the windows explorer option anywhere to choose. How to browse to windows explorer and choose it such that I get mount option. I am on a windows 2008 server.

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    I don't know about Windows 2008 Server, however Windows prior to Win8 did not have the built-in ability to mount an ISO.
    Try "Virtual CloneDrive" by Slysoft. It's a great product and it's free. SlySoft Virtual CloneDrive
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    WinVista, Win7, Win8.1, Win10, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17.1
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    W10 Pro X64

    Good link Berton. I would get 7zip and extract the files
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    Use ImDisk like a pro. It's a filesystem driver which does a lot more than just mount ISOs,
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unable to mount iso file as i cant change its properties
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