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?
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you can install a VHD-mount from Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1

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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.

broadsoftAuthor Commented:
I do not see this option on my system?
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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.
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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