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How to make a Bootable CD from a HDD image

The title says the idea, i need to make my ubuntu server and all the modifications & instalations i do on it be imaged into a CD, with the idea, of course of use this CD to install the clone in ...
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how to boot multiple iso's from usb [duplicate]

I want to boot multiple ISO images from an external drive what is the best way to do this? The reason for this is Windows restoration discs. I want to create an .ISO file of each of the recovery ...
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Burning DVD+R DL backup on OS X 10.8 via Disk Utility, .ISO too large?

I have a DVD dual layer backup ISO file that, when uncompressing turned out to be 8.74 GB and has an associated .dvd file. I am a bit confused as as the DVD+R DL files I have only have a capacity of ...
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How can I create a DVD image on Windows Server?

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 and I want to install a couple of VMs. To do so, in Hyper-V, I can either provide access to the hosts DVD drive or provide an image of the installation media. ...
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Combine Multiple ISO Files To Burn A Single Bootable ISO Image in windows system

Suppose I have three iso files "ubuntu-10.10-desktop-i386.iso", "ubuntu-11.10-desktop-amd64.iso, "Window7.iso " I want to combine those multiple ISO files and want to burn a single ISO image file onto ...
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Windows 7 Ultimate files to Iso

So i had copied my windows 7 files from an installation disc to a flash disk which i had made bootable to format a mini laptop with no DVD drive, then by mistake broke the installation disc but still ...
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Playing mounted ISO File on Windows 8 (VCD)? No player works?

I used ImgBurn to create an iso file from dvd movie folders, then mounted to my windows 8 box's virtual drive using Virtual Clone Drive. It use to be in my old Windows 7 machine that it would start ...
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is there a program that can backup DVDs to ISO without needing to change the DVD Region of the OS

i was backing up up my Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion DVDs to ISO using DVD Shrink however i brought the Limited Editions from the US (it came with the Manga), in the past i've normally backup ...
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Stream ISO video over network

I have a large collection of DVD and Bluray discs ripped to .iso format, and I'm looking for a method to stream them to a variety of end nodes. My current (functioning) setup sees the .isos in a ...
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Copying windows installation cd to iso on ubuntu

I saw from another post how to do this: by using cat cat /dev/s > /z/windows7.iso When I tried it it goes partially then gets cat /dev/sr0: Input/Output Error This happens at about 20% ...
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Creating a bootable USB drive from a distro split over two DVD ISOs

I am searching and not finding the right way to do this. Please note, I don't think I'm trying for anything strange here. I just want to make a bootable USB stick of a single OS that happens to be ...
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Can't make an iso of burned DVD-R

I've got problem while trying to open burned DVD-R, I even can't to make an iso image of it within dd - after making iso image, I've tried to mount them: mount -t iso9660 /dev/cdrom /mnt -o ...
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Image is too big for DVD, even though the image is small enough?

I am trying to burn an ISO image to a DVD. The DVD is supposed to store 4.7 GB, but when I try to burn the image to it, Windows says the DVD is too small. The image is 4.51 GB big, and uses 4.51 GB ...
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How do I copy a the OS X DVD that came with my Mac using a Windows machine?

Even with a clean install of Mountain Lion on an internal SSD, 8 GB of RAM, saving the ISO image to the internal SSD and two different brands (Verbatim & Titan) of unused dual layer DVD+R discs, ...
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reorder sectors on a block device?

I'm considering backing up some data to DVDs/BDs. (I know about DVDisaster.) I've read somewhere that the outer sectors on a DVD are more likely to wear down than the inner ones. This suggests that ...
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How to convert a CD/DVD to ISO using cmd.exe?

Is it possible to convert a CD/DVD to an ISO file using cmd.exe and if so, how? I can think of using dd if=/dev/cdrom of=cdrom_image.iso with Linux systems, but in Windows?
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How can I create a bootable DVD iso from a USB drive?

There seems to be a lot of questions / answers about doing the reverse, but not as much info for USB -> DVD. Problem I created a bootable USB drive using YUMI. The USB drive is working great, and ...
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How can I install Windows 7 without dvd or usb, on linux?

I have a different problem that I don't think can be solved but it's better to ask before loosing all hope. I currently run Crunchbang (Debian dist) and would like to install Windows 7 as well. ...
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Software for recombining two dvd iso's

I have two DVD's which I converted into two iso files. The problem I'm facing is that I need to combine the two DVD's into one, but I also need to cut out a part of one DVD. The question is if ...
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How do I consistently rip my DVDs to ISOs in Windows Vista?

I'm trying to backup all of my DVDs to ISO files. I've been using ISORecorder but there are several DVDs that I'm unable to copy (e.g. 'Romeo + Juliet', 'Gladiator', etc.) The problem, I think, has to ...
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Is it possible to repair iso images incorrectly made with dd in OSX Snow Leopard?

About a year ago, I made rips of a bunch of my CD/DVD games and packed the originals away. The problem is that now I'm trying to use WinXP Pro on VirtualBox on OSX Snow Leopard to play these iso ...
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Installing Visual Studio on Macbook Pro with Parallels/Windows 7

I have a Visual Studio 08 ISO on a DVD. And I don't know how to install it. I thought I could insert it and install it, but there is more to it than that I see. I have a MacBook Pro with Parallels 6, ...
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DVD Decrypter for linux

I am looking for an alternative to DVD Decrypter that will run under Ubuntu. Can anyone recommend software for this? I do not need encoding/transcoding or anything fance like that, my only ...
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Merge 3 ISO file segments into 1 complete ISO file

I need to merge 3 ISO files from Dell website and they state the following: Download all ISO file segments into an empty subdirectory on your local hard drive. After you have downloaded all ...
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Lossless compression for movie ISO files?

What is the most efficient compression format for ISO files created from DVD movies? I wouldn't mind compressing them one at a time or a whole group of them, whatever would save me the most space on ...
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Reproducing limited DVD copy protection

For those with experience in the file systems and intricacies of video DVDs I apologize for any ignorance on my part. I just encountered something that got me to thinking, as was hoping someone my be ...
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How to make a multiboot CD that will start a user-chosen ISO file

I have many CD ISOs downloaded from the Internet. They are each about 100 MB in size and consist of repair/diagnostic programs and other tools. Some of them are Linux-based; others are based on DOS ...
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Cannot burn .iso onto either a USB nor a rewriteable DVD

Using a Dell e6500 Latitude Laptop running Ubuntu (Maverick). I've been trying desperately using wodim, growisofs, dd, and cdrecord to try and write a Windows .iso to some sort of media (Yes, it is ...
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What's the difference between burning an ISO and copying a DVD's contents?

Is converting a DVD to an ISO, and then burning that ISO onto another DVD exactly the same thing as copying all the files from one DVD to another? What about if instead of copying to another DVD, I ...
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Batch Upscale ISO images

I have most of my DVD collection ripped to ISO (just the movie, not the rest) I have loads of storage space, but an underpowered PC running boxee. I'd like to convert all the ISO images into upscaled ...
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When using `dvdbackup`, is it true that 64GB DVDs exist?

I rip the DVDs that I own to my hard disk using a straight-up 1:1 copy, ie to an ISO image. This works great usually, but for this specific DVD that I'm presently trying to rip, I'm being told that ...
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How do I create an ISO file of a Video DVD with Nero 9?

I have Nero burning ROM 9, but I don't want to use it to burn a DVD. I just want to create a ISO file of an existing Video DVD. I can see how to create a .nrg file, but I don't see how to create an ...
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How to validate a DVD against an ISO

I have an ISO file and a DVD burned from that ISO file. Is there a way I can validate that the DVD contains the same as the ISO file and that nothing is wrong with the DVD? I have the tools available ...
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How can I create an ISO image from a dvd with my Mac?

I can only create an cdr image, but not iso. Is it possible to create an iso image using mac standard software (disk utility)? Regards Christian
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Difference between ISO, MDS & BIN/CUE disk image formats?

What is the difference between these major disk image formats? Are there any specific advantages / disadvantages for any of them?
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Is there a free program to emulate a DVD writer?

I have a Sony P-Series netbook (VGN-P11Z) with no optical drive. It has an option to burn recovery DVDs with an external DVD drive. I don't have an external DVD drive but would like these DVDs just ...
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How do I burn a DVD in Windows 7?

I want to burn two DVDs: On the first one I want to burn a .iso file to the DVD. It's a Windows 7 .iso file. On the second one I want to burn two files. How do I burn these two different DVDs? ...
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Running ISO Without Burning to DVD

I'm thinking about trying VS 2010, and I plan to download it from here. However,it's in the form of iso. Is there anyway to run iso image file without burning it to dvd or use a dvd emulator?
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Is there any open source DVD duplication software like Nero?

Nero Essentials isn't working right and I wondered if there was anything open source that I could use. I need to duplicate a DVD that I have authored - not a data disc a "real" dvd (with vob files, ...
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No Option to Burn ISO on Windows 7

From what I hear, Windows 7 is able to burn ISO files natively. I should be able to right-click on a given ISO and choose "Burn disk image", but I do not have that option on any ISO I try. I am ...
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How to burn .dvdmedia files to DVD on Mac OS X?

I have a .dvdmedia file that I got from RipIt on Mac OS 10.6. How can I burn it back into a DVD or at least into an ISO file?
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How to create iso dvd image for use with Mac OS X's “Disk Utility”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mac OS DVD Burning Software This seemed way easier on my PC. I would just pop a blank dvd in the drive, it asked what I wanted to do with it, to which I would respond, ...
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burn a iso image to a DVD+R and not DVD-R

I have a iso image of a movie, which was ripped from a DVD-R. I wana try to burn those images to a DVD+R but if fails. What free software, or which is the best non-free software which can burn a ...
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Can Windows 7 burn iso images to DVD's natively?

Can Windows 7 burn iso images to DVD's natively? If so, how can I do it?
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Do I need an image burning software in Windows 7?

I've always used Nero in previous Windows versions. Do I still need it (or some other program) in Windows 7, or is the built-in burning software (whatever it might be) good enough?
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How to burn a 8.5GB ISO?

I have an ISO image of a DVD which is 8.5GB in size. I find this strange, because that is about 500MB more than a standard DL DVD can hold. I tried overburning with Nero, but it failed. Is it possible ...
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DVD Image vs DVD Copy

Is making an image of a DVD disk faster than copying DVD on disk?
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What's a good (Fedora) Linux app to create ISO image files from CDs and DVDs?

I'm thinking of backing up important CDs and DVDs by not simply copy-pasting the files from the CD or DVD, that's why i'd like to create ISO image files instead. What's a good app for that? It should ...
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Best way to rip DVD movies to ISO files

I'm trying to backup my DVD collection. I have Handbrake, and will eventually experiment with the best settings to use. For now, I'd like to backup the DVD's to ISO files, that i can mount and then ...
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burning an iso using the built in windows7 burner, only desktop.ini on the cd?

I am trying to burn an iso using the built-in Windows 7 burner. After it burns (with verifying turned on) all the disc has on when viewing the directory is a desktop.ini file. What am I doing wrong?