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How to Mount an ISO file on Windows and Mac

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An ISO file is defined as a copy of A CD or DVD. It contains all files which are burned in a CD or DVD. ISO is used to upload the file of DVD/CD on the internet. Mounting of ISO file indicates its opening, use or access of the data. The opening includes taking access control over the content which is stored in a physical medium and then implanted in CD/DVD. Whenever you download an ISO file, it needs to be mounted before installation. Mounting is bit ease than unmounting or storing data on a Disk. Here are the steps that help you to mount an ISO file.


Mounting on Windows

•    Go to the Start menu of the Windows which you will find on the left-hand corner of the screen. Open it.

•    Select File Explorer.

•    To open you need to go to the extreme left-hand side of the screen. Click on the file.

Go to the folder which holds the ISO file which you want to mount. You can find it on the left-hand side of the file explorer option. Go to download. Move forward till you find the ISO file.

•    Go to the ISO file. Select it to open.

•    Go to manage tab after selecting the ISO file. It is at the extreme top left-hand side of the screen. There is a toolbar under it.


Go to manage option.  It is at the extreme upper left-hand side of the screen. There is toolbar under it.

•    Select a mount option. You can find it in the manage option of the taskbar. It will mount the ISO file.

•    Go to My computer. You can see the mounted file on the left-hand side of the window under the file Explorer option. Scroll down to find it.

•    Click to open the mounted ISO file. Go to the device and drive option which you find in the PC healings. Now, you are all set to open mounted ISO file.

On Mac

•    Go to the Finder menu. Select a blue colored face like app in your Mac’s dock

•    Now, fetch the ISO file. Go to the folder where your ISO file is stored. It may be in the Download folder of my computer.

•    Open ISO file. It will automatically mount the unmounted ISO file.

•    Go to the ISO file name. It will appear on the left side of the finder. You can see the name of mounted ISO file under “Devices”. Select it to open.

•    If you open the mounted ISO file by clicking it twice in a row, then it will appear in the desktop of your Mac.

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