Windows 10: Cannot delete ISO file after upgrading to Windows 10 Solved


  1. Posts : 39
    Windows 10 Home Anniversary 64bit
       27 Jul 2016 #1

    Cannot delete ISO file after upgrading to Windows 10


    Hiya....I mounted my windows 10 ISO file with Magic Disk to upgrade only to find out that Windows 10 does not support Magic Disk. I uninstalled the drive it was using in device manager but still does not allow me to delete it. Everytime I reboot the ISO shows as mounted again. How can I stop this and delete the file please?
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  2. Posts : 2,033
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       27 Jul 2016 #2

    If a virtual CD/DVD mounted with the ISO appears under "This PC" then right click on it->Eject
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    Windows 10 Pro
       27 Jul 2016 #3

    BTW, did you know that in Windows 10 you can mount ISO and IMG disk image files simply by double clicking them or right clicking them and selecting Mount? No additional software is needed.
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  4. Posts : 39
    Windows 10 Home Anniversary 64bit
    Thread Starter
       27 Jul 2016 #4

    topgundcp said: View Post
    If a virtual CD/DVD mounted with the ISO appears under "This PC" then right click on it->Eject
    Thanks I tried that did not work
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  5. Posts : 39
    Windows 10 Home Anniversary 64bit
    Thread Starter
       27 Jul 2016 #5

    Kari said: View Post
    BTW, did you know that in Windows 10 you can mount ISO and IMG disk image files simply by double clicking them or right clicking them and selecting Mount? No additional software is needed.
    Yes but I was upgrading from windows 7 so I needed 3rd party app
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  6. Posts : 6
    windows 10 pro
       27 Jul 2016 #6

    you have to unmount the iso fil with the program you mounted it with aka Magic Disk.
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  7. Posts : 39
    Windows 10 Home Anniversary 64bit
    Thread Starter
       27 Jul 2016 #7

    bighair said: View Post
    you have to unmount the iso fil with the program you mounted it with aka Magic Disk.
    I cannot as Magic Disk is not compatible with windows 10...wish I had known that at the time
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  8. Posts : 6
    windows 10 pro
       27 Jul 2016 #8
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  9. Posts : 39
    Windows 10 Home Anniversary 64bit
    Thread Starter
       27 Jul 2016 #9

    I was able to uninstall magic disk in windows old.. I thought it had not worked but when I rebooted I was able to delete it
    I will NOT be neaten lol
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