Windows how to find disk number of mounted VHD?

Q. Once you mount a VHD on Windows, how to find the disk number ‘n’ of the mounted vhd? This is required to access the mounted VHD in the disk form as \\.\PhyiscalDriven.

Ans:

Use below diskpart command, it lists all the mounted VHDs and their corresponding disk numbers.

DISKPART> list vdisk
VDisk ### Disk ### State Type File
 --------- -------- -------------------- --------- ----
 VDisk 0 Disk 2 Attached not open Expandable S:\UBMD.vhd
 VDisk 1 Disk 1 Attached not open Expandable C:\resOCB\test_0.vhd

From the example S:\UBMD.vhd is mounted at disk number 2 and C:\resOCB\test_0.vhd is mounted at disk number 1.

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