Mount an .iso file

How to mount an .iso file

Windows 8.1 and Windows 10

Simply right-click on an .iso file and select Open with …. then choose from the 2nd popup window Windows Explorer.

Permanent solution

To make it even more simple in future, press the Windows-key, select settings -> Default apps -> Choose default apps by the file type. Scroll down to .iso and select Windows Explorer.
From that moment on you can open your .iso by just double-clicking on it.


Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8

  • Download and install the free program WinCD
  • Once installed: Rightclick on an .iso and select Open with WinCD
  • In Windows Explorer (My PC) open the virtual CD-drive

Permanent solution

To make it even more simple in future, press the Windows-key, select settings -> Default apps -> Choose default apps by the file type. Scroll down to .iso and select WinCD
From that moment on you can open your .iso by just double-clicking on it.