How to convert VHDX file to VHD

The Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) file format and can store the contents of a hard disk drive. Windows 7 and newer systems include the ability to manually mount VHD files. Starting with Windows 8, a user can mount a VHD by simply double-clicking on the file. Once mounted, a VHD disk image appears to Windows as a normal hard disk that’s physically connected to the system. Virtual Hard Disk v2 (VHDX ( images are functionally equivalent to VHD images, but they include more modern features, such as support for larger sizes and disk resizing.

How to convert VHDX file to VHD:
– Open PowerShell in admin mode and
– Type the following command while the VM is powered is turned  off

Convert-VHD -Path "e:folderdisk.vhdx" -DestinationPath "e:folderdisk.vhd"

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