Reference document

Org
Microsoft
Pubnum
Date
2006-10-11
Version
Title
Virtual Hard Disk Image Format Specification

Applicability

This paper describes the different hard disk formats supported by Microsoft Virtual PC and Virtual Server products. It does not explain how hard disks interface with the virtual machine, nor does it provide information about ATA (AT Attachment) hard disks or Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) hard disks. This paper focuses on how to store the data in files on the host file system.

Responsible Party

Name
FMN CPWG

Status

URI
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=23850

History

Flag Date RFC Version
added 2021-01-15 13-019 14.0
UUID
05bd938d-f86f-4235-bfa4-f051d088d78c

Relationships

This standard is used by the following service profiles: