In Windows Server 2012 Microsoft has launched lots of new Features – Today we will see about How to convert VHD to VHDX in Windows Server 2012.

Microsoft has focused a lot in the aspect of Virtualization in Windows Server 2012 – let me pick few points which I believe as a point of important focus

Virtual Disk Format in Hyper –V: VHDX is the new format is introduced in Windows Server 2012 it has some good features as follows

VHDX Features:

Storage capacity upto 64TB

Corruption protection during the power failures

Optimal structure alignment for large-sector disks

VHDX Benefits

Increase Storage Capacity

Protects Data

Helps to ensure quality performance on Large Sector Disks

Now Lets See How to Convert VHD to VHDX in Windows Server 2012?

Open the Edit Virtual Hard Disk Wizard

How to convert VHD to VHDX in Windows Server 2012

 

Click Next

How to convert VHD to VHDX in Windows Server 2012

 

You need to pick one VHD file and click Next

How to convert VHD to VHDX in Windows Server 2012

 

Select Convert option and click next

How to convert VHD to VHDX in Windows Server 2012

 

Here now you need to select a format where you need to convert to as in our case that is VHD to VHDX – Click Next

How to convert VHD to VHDX in Windows Server 2012

 

Now you must choose “Dynamically Expanding” Click Next

How to convert VHD to VHDX in Windows Server 2012

 

Here we need to define the path of new file – You Might Also Like : Storage Space in Windows Server 2012

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