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1answer
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ISO is only bootable by CD, not USB

I have an ISO that I'm trying to get ready for PXE booting. After many attempts, I tried to check if it is even bootable by USB and it wasn't. Then I took a CD and burned the image onto it and it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS live boot from grub2 from hard drive

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How can I create a System Repair Disc, System Image of my current system for Windows Vista Home Basic (OEM)?

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1answer
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How can I boot from an ISO image stored on a partition that has Windows installed?

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I've seen a file called [BOOT]/Bootable_NoEmulation.img on several boot images, and always wondered what it's use is. Neither found a suitable magic number nor could Google help me so I ask here. ...
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My girlfriend needs to install Windows XP over Ubuntu on her PC, because she need to run some software that Wine and a visual machine can't handle as well as the 'real' thing. Problem is, it seems ...
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I have installed Ubuntu on a Lenovo Thinkpad R500 2732, and I must update the BIOS. On the Lenovo website, I am offered this: BIOS Update Bootable CD for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), Vista ...
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I have a machine with a bootable ISO stored on it, and I have another blank machine which I want to install the ISO to. They're both on the same LAN (attached to the same switch). How would I go about ...
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