Windows 8: Supports DVD Ripping and Mounting

Update: Windows 8 is now confirmed to support ISO Ripping and Mounting; However it does not support DVD playback

Windows President Steven Sinofsky has opened his mouth- as most of you already know, a gush of information has poured out about Windows 8.

Mounting a new ISOYet this one piece of info will delight movie lovers. Microsoft will now enable Windows 8 to mount and play ripped DVD ISO images…simply copy the ripped ISO image and paste it to the desktop or any other folder.

Then double-click the file and Windows 8 immediately handles the file as a normal DVD, opening its contents without a zilch of a problem.

Ejecting the VHD

Windows 8 support for DVD ripping and mounting makes plenty of sense.  A Windows 8 Tablet will function as if it had a CD drive, using the mounting capabilities Microsoft is introducing. Even Virtual Hard Disks can be used to maximize storage space on a Windows 8 tablet or other form factor. Undoubtedly this is gem that Windows should be now proud to have.

Accessing a VHD


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9 thoughts on “Windows 8: Supports DVD Ripping and Mounting

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  6. if my Windows xp if my Windows xp genuine, is it safe if I do this? and whetehr I will receive a message like this: This copy of Windows is not genuine, May you be a victim of software counterfeiting? thx very much for your help..

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