Mounting backup images is a quick and easy way to view backup files but how to finish it? MiniTool ShadowMaker can make it possible. This powerful tool provides more available features – mount and dismount images. More information will be disclosed on MiniTool Website.

MiniTool ShadowMaker allows you to mount partition images, disk images, and system images as virtual drives. Note that all these images should be created by using MiniTool ShadowMaker. Once an image is mounted, a new partition appears in Windows Explorer and you can quickly access the drive to view backup files inside.

How to Mount an Image?

Step 1: Open MiniTool ShadowMaker first and enter the main interface.

Step 2: Go to the Manage tab and click on the three-dot icon next to the backup task and choose Mount from the drop-down menu.

click Mount

Step 3: Select a backup version and hit Next to go on.

hit Next

Step 4: Choose a partition to be mounted and click Mount.

choose Mount

Step 5: MiniTool ShadowMaker will ask you whether you want to mount the drive image, click OK to confirm.

click OK

Immediately the mounting operation is finished.

the mounting is finished

Now you can see the newly mounted partition under Windows Explorer.

the mounted partition

How to Dismount an Image?

It is recommended to dismount the virtual disk after all necessary operations are complete, as maintaining it requires considerable system resources and you may perform some operations on the wrong partition.

Step 1: Open MiniTool ShadowMaker. Go to the Tools tab and click on Dismount.

click Dismount

Step 2: Check the volume you want to dismount and click the Dismount button.

click Dismount

Immediately the dismounting operation is finished.

the dismounting is finished

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