How to Unattach and Delete a Virtual Hard Disk in Windows 7
A Virtual Hard Disk is a created VHD file on your hard drive that acts as a separate hard drive disk in Computer. This will show you how to unattach, or unattach and delete, the VHD that you have already created and attached in Windows 7.
Unattach VHD - This will only remove the VHD from Disk Management and make it unavailable in Computer until the VHD file is attached again. It does not delete the VHD file.
Delete VHD - This will remove the VHD from Disk Management and Computer, and also permanently delete the VHD file and all data stored on it.
If you disable the Disk Defragmenterservice, then you will get the error below when you try to do anything in Disk Management. If you get this error, then make sure that the Disk Defragmenter service is set to only Manual.
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I am using an account which is classified as an Administrator account. I have disabled the administrator account that tMicrosoft incoludes in windows 7. However I am unable to detach virtual drives, as you showed.
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