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Disk2vhd

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Disk2vhd is a utility that creates VHD (Virtual Hard Disk - Microsoft's Virtual Machine disk format) versions of physical disks for use in Microsoft Virtual PC or Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines (VMs). The difference between Disk2vhd and other physical-to-virtual tools is that you can run Disk2vhd on a system that’s online. Disk2vhd uses Windows' Volume Snapshot capability, introduced in Windows XP, to create consistent point-in-time snapshots of the volumes you want to include in a conversion. You can even have Disk2vhd create the VHDs on local volumes, even ones being converted (though performance is better when the VHD is on a disk different than ones being converted).

To install Disk2vhd, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install disk2vhd

To upgrade Disk2vhd, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade disk2vhd

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'disk2vhd'
    $url = 'https://download.sysinternals.com/files/Disk2vhd.zip'
    $checksum = 'b5e94b577f3266e9aad79668473b0fac35df1816'
    $checksumType = 'sha1'
    $url64 = "$url"
    $checksum64 = "$checksum"
    $checksumType64 = "checksumType"
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                 -Url "$url" `
                                 -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                                 -Url64bit "$url64" `
                                 -Checksum "$checksum" `
                                 -ChecksumType "$checksumType" `
                                 -Checksum64 "$checksum64" `
                                 -ChecksumType64 "$checksumType64"
    Write-Verbose "Accepting license..."
    $regRoot = 'HKCU:\Software\Sysinternals'
    $regPkg = 'Disk2Vhd'
    $regPath = Join-Path $regRoot $regPkg
    if (!(Test-Path $regRoot)) {New-Item -Path "$regRoot"}
    if (!(Test-Path $regPath)) {New-Item -Path "$regRoot" -Name "$regPkg"}
    Set-ItemProperty -Path "$regPath" -Name EulaAccepted -Value 1
    if ((Get-ItemProperty -Path "$regPath").EulaAccepted -ne 1) {
      throw "Failed setting registry value."
    }

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Dependencies

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Mark Russinovich

Copyright

© 2009-2014 Mark Russinovich

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  • Automatically built and uploaded by dtgm

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Disk2vhd 2.01 578 Monday, July 14, 2014  

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