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Mount VMWare virtual disks and dd images under Windows #

Virtual Disk Driver (VDK) 3.2 [100k] {S}+ Mount VMWare virtual disks and raw sector images (made with tools like ddrescue) under 32-bit versions of Windows NT/2000/XP/2003.

UPDATE: Jacopo Lazzari kindly informs us of his GUI for VDK as well as another one which he likes even more. Jacopo adds: "By default, VDK mounts RAW images with a Nx64x32 geometry, which can lead to incorrect data retrieving. To mount a RAW image with the correct Nx255x63 used under all NT based systems, you need to use the .pln descriptor file, see these:
http://forum.winimage.com/viewtopic.php?p=938
http://www.msfn.org/board/Help-Mount-physical-disk-image-virtual-HDD-t80281.html&st=1
http://www.forensicfocus.com/index.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=1489&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=38
http://www.forensicfocus.com/index.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=1489&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=42 "

/windows | Feb 23, 2008


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