Creating a virtual hard drive on Windows 2012

Go into Disk management diskmgmt.msc

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and from the action menu select Create VHD

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Browse for the directory you want to make this VHD and give it a file name. Then enter the size and the type of VHD you want to create.

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If you go into disk management from computer management it will ask you to initialize the disk pick MBR or GPT and click Ok

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Right click on it and create a new simple volume.

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Click Next

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Select what ever size you want and click next.

 

 

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Choose how you want to format it and what volume label and click next.

 

 

 

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Click Finish

And you should see the volume listed with a status of healthy.

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