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How To Mount An ISO Windows 10 With easy Hacks

Windows 10, the installation process can be done through the ISO burn process. It is one of the easiest ways to install or update without using the third-party tools. However, you might often encounter severe technical glitches while you want to mount the ISO file.

Handle ISO File With A Few Steps

Before you Mount and burn the ISO images in Windows 10, you need to check whether the ISO file is present in your PC or not. Otherwise, it is necessary to download the ISO file and configure it properly. Then, make sure that your system supports that downloaded ISO file (.iso file).

Download The ISO Files

Open the Microsoft Official page and click on the authentic link to download the ISO file. Now, double-click on the downloaded file and accept the License & Agreement to continue. The file will be downloaded to your system automatically. Here, choose the option “Create installation media for another PC” to start the installation process in your system.

After that, choose the appropriate language, architecture, and edition respectively and click on the “Next” button to continue the process. Select the option “ISO file” to locate the files which you want to mount and burn. Then, click on “Next” to proceed.

Next, you need to choose the location where you want to store the file and then save it with the default file name “Windows”. Finally, click on “Save” to start the download process properly. It will take several times, so you need to wait until it is finished. Once you are done, tap on “Finish” button to complete the task.

Configure ISO

Restart your system first and stroke the keys F1/F2/Del/Esc at the time of boot process to open the BIOS configuration window. Then, plug your System with the USB drive as a bootable device. Otherwise, your system can’t recognize the USB drive, or any flash drive and unable to boot from it. Assume that that bootable device supports all the system hardware and promote that USB drive to the primary boot device. Finally, save all the changes and exit from the BIOS configuration window.

Mount ISO Images

multiple methods can be applied to mount the ISO image files. Here, we are going to discuss the easiest ways to burn it.

Using Powershell

First, tap on the “Start” button and open the Start menu. In the search box, you need to type “Powershell” and hit the “Enter” button to open the Powershell window. Here, you have to type the command “Mount-DiskImage -ImagePath “C:\FILE.ISO” and press the “Enter” key to run it. So, Powershell will enable the ISO images, pictures to mount in a disc automatically.

Via File Explorer

Double-click on the ISO file which you want to mount. Remember, the ISO files associated with another program will not be working on your system. However, right-click on that ISO file and choose the option “Mount” from the pop-up menu.

Then, choose the ISO file in the File Explorer and tap on “Manage” tab from the “Drive Tools” ribbon. Finally, click on “Mount” button to start the ISO image mounting process. Once you mount the image, your system will create a new drive (virtual drive) under “My Computer” or “This PC”. While you finish the file mounting task, right click on that drive and click on “Eject” to remove it.

Can’t Mount ISO Windows 10?-fix It Quickly

Now, you might come across some issues while performing the previous steps. In case you face any difficulties, try out the troubleshooting hacks discussed below.

Unmount Virtual Drives

Sometimes, an incomplete installation is responsible for creating the ISO files mounting error. Therefore, without removing the new virtual drives, you won’t resolve the ISO image burn issue.

Double-click on “This PC” icon and open it. Now, select the new ISO drives and right-click on them individually. Click on “Eject” to remove those virtual drives. Finally, restart your system and try to mount the preferred ISO file on any available slot.

Remove Third-Party Tools

Many times, a third-party software becomes a barrier in executing an ISO file mount process. While you want to create a new ISO drive and want to mount the content of the physical drive, it prevents the task and shows ISO file error in Windows 10.
Type “regedit” in the Search box and hit “Enter” button to locate the “Register Editor”. Now, open it and run it as Administrator. In this window, you need to navigate the location “ComputerHKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.iso” from the left pane of the window. Then, take back up of your Windows Registry files and in this window, you will find the third-party tool associated ISO extension. Right-click on it and replace it with the default “Windows.ISOFile” and confirm by tapping “OK” button. Finally, reboot your system and try to mount the ISO file again.

Uninstall Windows Update

Recent Windows updates might often interfere in ISO file mounting process. Thus, if you send the ISO image files to the Disc, blue-ray devices, you will be stuck with the ISO file burn-related issues. So, you need to identify the problematic files and disable those Windows updates immediately.

Press the “Windows” key from the keyboard and choose the “Settings” app (Gear icon ) from the left side of the “Start” menu. Now, choose the “Update & Security” section from this window. Under this Windows Update, click on “Check for updates” to see the recent Windows updates. Now, you have to remove those problematic Windows files from your system.

So, click on “View installed update history” from the “Update & Security” and select the recent updates one by one. Then, right-click on them and click on “Uninstall Updates” individually to remove the security update.

In this context, we have discussed the process of how to mount an ISO Windows 10. However, this article will assist the non-tech savvy persons to handle the ISO image mount as well as burn issues effectively. Moreover, it makes easy to install, update the Windows 10 latest updates without facing any problem. Additionally, it will help to recover the Windows registry failure problem technically and resolve the system file error quickly.