Microsoft included a built-in option to mount ISO files. ISO files contain all the installation files to run a program. ISO files provide for large files and software such as Microsoft Office and the Windows operating system. This container format helps prevent data corruption and preserve formatting. Like other regular files, you can also download ISO files directly from the Internet. Mounting the ISO file is one option.
Forget about everything, but the main thing is that the mount is missing on your Windows 11 that you want to fix or restore. This risewindows article will show you how to restore the missing mount option on Windows 11.
How to Fix the Missing Mount Option on Windows 11 using the Properties dialog?
To restore the missing mount option on Windows 11 context menu, do the following steps:-
Step 1. First, right-click the ISO file and select the
Step 2. Now, in the Properties window that opens, select the
Step 3. So, when Windows prompts how you want to open ISO files from now on, select the
Step 4. Once it is complete, click the
When you right-click the ISO file, it will show the Mount option on the context menu. Also, next time when you double-click on an ISO file, it will automatically mount on a virtual optical drive.
How to Restore the Missing Mount Option in Windows 11 from Context Menu?
Step 1. First, right-click on the ISO file and then select “Open with”> “Choose another app.”
Step 2. Now, when Windows prompts how you want to open. ISO files from now on, select the
Step 3. So, when it is complete, click the
Next time, when you double-click on an ISO file, it will automatically mount on a virtual optical drive. Also, when you right-click on the ISO file, it will show the “Mount” option on the context menu.
Also, Windows 11 has inbuilt supports.IMG files. Similar steps will fix the issues if you cannot mount it to a virtual optical drive.
That’s it for the article.
I hope this post will be helpful to you.
Good luck, guys.
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