The Mount Option for ISO’s is MIA after installing a Third Party CD/DVD Application on Windows 8

There’s no longer a mount option for ISO’s after installing a third party CD/DVD burning application such as ImgBurn on Windows 8. The Mount option is MIA (missing in action):

There’s no reason to panic or resort to a system restore to resolve this issue. Simply click “Choose default program” as shown in the previous image and select “Windows Explorer”:

The “Mount” option will then be available when right clicking on an ISO image:



  1. Gareth David

    This was VERY helpful! Thanks

  2. George

    I almost started panicking, when google directed me to your note. Than you very much!


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