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Is that possible to burn an .iso file to a DVD using command prompt in Windows 7 or 8?

If yes, how would I do that?

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Duplicate of Write a DVD from the Windows Command Line –  Synetech Feb 7 at 22:45
    
But the original question's answer doesn't explains how to burn iso images to DVD via cmd,it lists only the tools available. And also if I burn The iso file using the below answer ,does it make the DVD to bootable? –  Avinash Raj Feb 8 at 3:38
    
But the original question's answer doesn't explains how to burn iso images to DVD via cmd,it lists only the tools available. Then read the tools’ documentations and/or use their help-switches to find out their syntax. Alternately, add a comment and/or bounty to that question; no reason to re-ask the same question. if I burn The iso file using the below answer ,does it make the DVD to bootable? If you burn a bootable .iso file using any method, then it will be bootable. –  Synetech Feb 8 at 4:18
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Yes it is possible to burn iso files from the windows command line, however only in Windows 7 and above.

How to Burn an Image from the Command Line in Windows

ISO or IMG image files can be burned in both Windows 7 or 8 from the command line quite easily. First, open the Command Prompt and then type isoburn to get the following guick syntax guide. As has been noted in the discussion below, you don't need to reference.exe since it lives in the system32 folder.

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Start isoburn.exe using the following command and parameters:

Syntax:

isoburn.exe /q [the CD/DVD writing drive] 

Example:

isoburn.exe /q D: C:\Users\JDoe\Desktop\image.iso

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After a few moments, you'll see:

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While yes, the process can be fired up from the command line, this window may still need to be closed by hand.

See Also:

http://www.tutorialized.com/tutorial/The-Complete-Guide-to-Burning-Disk-Images-(ISO-&-IMG)-In-Windows-7/71219

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Does the DVD bootable? –  Avinash Raj Feb 8 at 3:39
    
if the iso was created as a bootable image, then yeah, but if it's just files, no. it just depends how the iSO was compiled. –  MDT Guy Feb 8 at 14:58
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isoburn /q <drive letter>: <disc image>

that should work.

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isoburn.exe or only isoburn ? –  Avinash Raj Feb 4 at 16:02
    
you can use either, since they refer to the same program. –  shinjijai Feb 4 at 16:17
    
@AvinashRaj - You will need to provide the full path to the installation directory of isoburn the file extension is optional in a case like this. –  Ramhound Feb 4 at 16:40
    
<disc image> means path to the image file? –  Avinash Raj Feb 4 at 16:43
    
isoburn.exe is located in C:\windows\system32, so you can run it in any folder without the full path. I suggest going to the folder where you hold the image file and do isoburn /q d: "image name.iso" –  shinjijai Feb 4 at 16:48
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Alternatively you could use ImgBurn, which has great command line support and tons of extra options (too many to list here) over the built in isoburn.exe.

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