Virtual Hard Disk – tips & tricks

Differencing Disk usage – A practical Scenario under Virtual PC 2003

Few tips to improve performance of VHD

  • stop any antivirus scanning for .VHD or .VSV or snapshot files
  • Defragmemt the drive using “contig” tool from sysinternals
  • Fill zero in the free space to compact.
  • store the VHD file in different drive from OS drive.

Convert VHD to VHDX format using PowerShell

How to create a VHD of win2008R2 server in 5 minutes?

VHD explained