Mounting A .iso File (Tethered Software)

When downoading tethered software from MyFiles, you will first have to download a .iso file. You will then have to mount this file. This article will describe the process of mounting a .iso file with the software Virtual CloneDrive. Virtual Clone Drive is a free, safe software. Remember that there are many other softwares that can be used to mount the .iso files.

By this point in the tethered software process you should have the .iso file for the associated software (Matlab, Aspen, etc.)  downloaded from MyFiles.  If you have this done, you can follow a few simple steps to mount this .iso.

Mounting the .iso File for Windows 7:

1.  The first process in the mounting process is to download Virtual Clone Drive.  This can be done here on SlySoft's website.  Please restart your computer after installation.

2.  Navigate to where your .iso file is located.  Downloads is the default location, but the easiest place to save the .iso is on your desktop for easy access.

3.  Right Click on the .iso file.  The option of "Mount (Virtual CloneDrive)" should Appear.  Please select this option.


 4.  After mounting the .iso, a window like the one below will come up.  Please select "Open Folder to View Files".  This will allow you to select the file you need to continue installing the tethered software.


5.  Select the file you are specified to in the tethered instructions.  The file is generally a .exe file.

Mounting an .ISO file with Windows 8 or 10:

1. Right click on the .iso and click "Mount"
Note: If you do not see the mount option, select "Open With" then "Choose default program..." From there, select Windows Explorer as the default program, and click OK. You should then see the Mount option when you right click on the .iso file.

2. A window should pop up containing the files from the .iso file, similar to one seen below:

From this point, you should be able to follow the instructions found in the CAE Knowledge Base's instructions for the software, generally beginning with double clicking on the setup.exe.

Keywords:mount mounting .iso file tether tethered software 7-zip winzip Virtual Clone Drive CloneDrive   Doc ID:24452
Owner:Noel K.Group:Computer-Aided Engineering
Created:2012-05-23 15:39 CDTUpdated:2016-05-17 12:53 CDT
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