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Windows 7: What's a good virtual drive software for opening .iso files?

15 Jun 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
What's a good virtual drive software for opening .iso files?

I'd like to create virtual drive to open .iso image file on Windows 7. Previously I had used Daemon Tools for the job, but now I read it bundles spyware and has been responsible for blue screen errors for some machines. What's the best program to use?

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15 Jun 2015   #2

Windows 8.1 x64

I use Daemon Tools. I don't know if there's spyware in the latest version. Maybe you can do the job with extractor? Such as 7-zip.
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15 Jun 2015   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

7zip worked for extraction, but I also need virtual drive functionality. Popular choices like Alcohol 120%/57% install adware and Daemon Tools has bad reputation. Both Wikipedia page and
Mount an ISO image in Windows 7, Windows 8 or Vista
this guy say that Daemon Tools has spyware in it.

I tried to use Microsoft's Virtual CR-ROM Control Panel which is made for Windows XP, but it didn't work out.
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15 Jun 2015   #4

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

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15 Jun 2015   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

That nice lightweight program solved my problem SIW2, thanks for sharing it with me.
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