Reading / Exploring VHD files

I have a server2008 machine and a backup image file (VHD) from an old server that I need to get access to. Is there a simple way that I can explore the contents of a VHD file on a different server2008 host please?
broadsoftAsked:
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brendanmeyerCommented:
you can install a VHD-mount from Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1

further details http://it.gamerz-bg.com/index.php/mount-a-vhd-file-in-windows-2008-or-sbs-2008/
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
Go to Disk Management, then click on Action->Attach VHD.

This will add a new disk and you'll be able to explore it as if it was a local HDD.

HTH,
Dan
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broadsoftAuthor Commented:
I do not see this option on my system?
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McKnifeCommented:
I guess it's only available on 2008 R2 and later, not 2008. Simply use win 8 or 10 to mount it, just by double clicking.
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brendanmeyerCommented:
McKnife is right, it isn't part of 2008, if you read the article in my previous post, you should be able to do what you need
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broadsoftAuthor Commented:
Thanks for this info - this will do what I need.
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