An image file of an optical disk, such as a CD-ROM or DVD.

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Boot FreeBSD installer from hard drive

How to boot FreeBSD with grub2 from installer cd ISO image located on the hard drive with ext2 file system?
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Is there an easy way to create a multiboot grub2 usb flash using isos?

I've recently purchased a 32gb usb 3.0 flash drive. Because I find myself creating bootable flash drives all the time with different images, I'm looking for a way I could create ONE flash drive with ...
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Drive letter remains after unmounting ISO/VHD

My System specs Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit 4GB RAM 1TB HDD When I unmount an ISO file or a vhd file via the Eject command in the right-click menu the file (ISO, VHD) ejects, but the drive letter ...
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Make multiboot ISO with EFI support in windows

I currently have 3 ISOs. Windows 8.1 64-bit EFI ISO Debian 8 Network Install 64-bit Ubuntu 15.05 64-bit I would like to make it into a mutiple-distro linux install ISO. It needs to support EFI, ...
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Operating system not found in virtualisation

I have download an image for a debian computer. But if I will startup that image with vmWare I get the following message: Can anyone help me? Thanks.
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Find a Windows 10 ISO to install it in a virtual machine

I know how to install an ISO in VirtualBox or Virtual PC, but I don't know where to find a Windows 10 ISO file. Microsoft provide a tool to download Windows 10 but it seems that it's only usable to ...
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Will installing Windows 10 ISO on Windows 7 (genuine) make Windows 10 genuine? [duplicate]

I'm having trouble with Windows servers or my Windows update. Every time download gets stuck at magic 84%. Now I am thinking of installing Windows 10 through an ISO on a Windows 7 laptop. Will ...
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Program runs from CD but not from image (.iso file) of same CD

I got a language course on CD ROM from the library. On holiday, we want to bring a mini laptop without a CD drive so I converted the CD to .iso. Now, I can mount the .iso just fine but when I try to ...
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How to boot .iso image?

Currently: I have an iso image which I downloaded. I have tested it on a virtual machine and it works. Now I want to install it on my actual PC, however although I can burn it on a USB, I don't want ...
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Windows 10 can"t be installed beyond 33% from DVD iso

I am trying for free upgrade of Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium to W#indows 10. I have managed to download windows 10 and save it in DVD iso. But I am unable to install windows 10. The installation ...
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Optimizing .ISO file when having deleted versions from install.wim

I have a Windows 10 Installation .ISO file which contains the Professional and Home edition of Windows 10. I have figured out I could remove one of these versions by using the dism /Delete-Image ...
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create temporary filesystem in a file

How can I create a temporary filesystem on an NTFS drive using Ubuntu Linux LiveCD? I would like to make a temporary filesystem in a file, like a .dmg or .iso that I can mount and modify files on, on ...
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How to upgrade from win 8.1_x64 Home edition to win 10_x64 Home edition using ISO

I want to upgrade from my Win 8.1_x64 Home edition to win 10_x64 home edition . I have downloaded the ISO file from here. But when I click install, it is asking for key but currently i am running ...
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Creating a Centos 7 iso with kickstart

I wish to create an iso file containing Centos 7 x64 for unattended/kickstart installations. For Centos 6, it worked like a charm. But for Centos 7, i am not able to create a bootable iso image. This ...
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How to load an ISO file into RAM and boot MS-DOS from it?

I don't have much experience in doing this, so I'm here to ask for help. My problem is: I want to load an ISO into my RAM from an USB flash drive. Included in that ISO should be a running MS-DOS ...
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How to create an ISO image that is mountable with Windows?

I have a directory of 1 TB with thousands of small files on ext3 filesystem. Now I want to put it all in an ISO image and send it to Windows with NTFS filesystem. I wonder whether I will be able to ...
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Create Mac OSX on VirtualBox running on Mac

Physical Hardware: Mac Mini running OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 Virtual Box: 5.0.0 r101573 Note: before continuing, yes I saw all the similar questions, such as question #742854, however the questions do ...
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Can I use an Windows 7 or 8 key to do a clean Windows 10 install using ISO-image?

Can I use an Windows 7 or 8 key to do a clean Windows 10 install using ISO-image ? I haven't tried it yet, so I'm asking if any of you guys have experience using a Windows 7 or 8 key to do a ...
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Can I install Windows 7 from ISO then activate with key from DVD

If I download a legit windows 7 iso from here http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-recovery and I have a legit windows 7 installation DVD (retail, not OEM), can I activate using that product key?
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How come monitoring the status of a write to USB isn't reliable?

I write ISO files to USB thumb drives a lot, and I'm trying to find a way to monitor the status of a write. Googling this, I have found a bunch of solutions, including pv, dcfldd and the USR1 signal ...
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Capturing and deploying an OS with multiple partitions

I want to create an ISO file, which is an custom Windows installation, of my prebuilt image, extracted with WinPE. The thing is, my PC now has 3 partitions. OS (C:/) Data (D:/) Virtual machines ...
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Can you make a Windows 10 ISO with both Pro/Home and 32/64-bit flavors?

The Microsoft Download Windows 10 page hosts a tool which lets you download an ISO for Windows 10. This tool lets you select a version of Windows (Home, Pro, or N-versions) and then burn an ISO that ...
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Does the Windows 10 ISO have a EI.CFG file for changing the edition?

The ISO image of both Windows 7 and Windows 8 had a file ei.cfg that could be modified to allow a user to install any edition of Windows. Since I am going to install the Windows 10 operating system ...
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Unetbootin can't find Hard Drive?

I am trying to use Unetbootin to download the new Windows 10 iso directly to my secondary Hard Drive. I formatted and partitioned the drive as so: Allotment: 100GB Drive letter: A File System: NTFS ...
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Downloading a Windows 8.1 .iso from MSDN with an OEM key

I have a computer with Windows 8.1 preinstalled. I'd like to obtain an .iso so as to be able to reinstall it in case something happens. I know about the solution which uses the upgrade method but ...
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Is it possible to get Windows 10 upgrade as an ISO image (to make a bootable install disk from)?

The Windows 10 upgrade, free to users of earlier Windows versions, is out on July 29. The upgrade is being made available via Windows Update as an automatic download and install, if the user has opted ...
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Where is the data inside a disk image stored when it is mounted in a virtual CD-ROM?

I wanted to know what type of memory is consumed when a disk image is mounted in a virtual CD-ROM (for example, when we mount a .ISO file using Daemon Tools) and where is the data inside the disk ...
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RAW CD Image (3.1 GB) while downloading, now its 0 bytes

I damaged my original windows 7 DVD. So I was forced to download an image file from the internet and use my product key. But when I downloaded, it showed 3.1 GB. After the download completed, I ...
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Windows XP ISO looks for CD

I created a windows XP iso from the windows xp installation CD I have, so I can upload the ISO to proxmox. When I boot the VM and try to install windows XP, it seems to ask for the CD. I assume this ...
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Create bootable image of virtualbox

I want to setup a Ubuntu install on a virtualbox and then use this later to install onto a machine. I know I can create clones of partitions using something like Clonezilla, but is something similar ...
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Windows 8.1 Dism can't find source even when ISO mounted

I had problems with my PC and I downloaded the ISO file for Win 8.1, because DISM wasn't working. Then I realized that I don't have install.wim file and I converted the install.esd file to ...
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Python sources on an http site, or in ISO image?

I installed SCO UnixWare 7.1.4 on VirtualBox. This installation does not include Python. I want to download the Python 2.7/2.6 source tar-ball from ftp.python.org. however: Anonymous FTP is not ...
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Which level of compression should I use a .iso file [duplicate]

I have a .iso file on my hard drive (on a windows 8 pc) and it is really big (something like 16 GB). I was trying to compress it (using 7-zip) so it could fit on a DVD-R. But when it finished ...
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What are the differences between two ISO CD image formats?

I'm studying how to convert various .iso CD/DVD images into a bootable USB flash disk in order to install various OSs onto my server/laptop that lacks a DVD drive. I find that there are two types of ...
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How to edit XP CD/ISO to change system and install process language

Let's say we had our (for example) italian CD of WinXP, but now we can't find it, it's likely lost... Now, a friend could lend us his XP CD (same channel, let's say "Home Edition" as an example), but ...
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How to access ISO image connected to virtual machine?

I am new to Linux environment and i want to install a package to a virtual machine. I have vmware esxi server, and i installed a virtual machine with fedora17 OS. My intention is to install Dropbox on ...
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Can you use an .iso Image to boot a Win XP-Pro SP3 “Formatted HDD”, via CD-DVD-RW?

I have a Compaq (HP) 6710-b Laptop and the HDD became un-usable. All backups and boot disks have mysteriously vanished over the years, (kid's I'm thinkin) So my backup HDD is a fully formatted 160GB. ...
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Cannot boot ISO on only one machine

I have a version of Ubuntu 14 on DVD and USB to boot from. This ISO boots from other machines via both DVD and USB, but it will not boot on the particular Dell I need it to. Initialization crashes ...
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Stuck after reboot

I was trying to install centos on windows so I downloaded the iso image and I used unibootin to make a bootable usb device. After installing on my usb drive it asked me to reboot so I confirmed. I ...
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My computer wont boot off of media

Im trying to boot off of a cd. i've changed the boot order, and it says press key to boot off of media, but when i press a key, it says LILO 22.3.4, then windows. Then it boots off of windows. How do ...
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Create EXE that mounts virtual CD-ROM or floppy disk when run

I was looking through my old USB drives and I found a flash drive that had a file called "SecretDrive.exe." When I ran it, it mounted a virtual floppy disk that contained stoke other files. There ...
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Get iso file from virtual machine

I have VMWare inside which I am running fedora. I want to make a copy of this virtual machine .iso file - so that I can run this image on another computer. e.g. Basically I want to run instance of ...
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0M error writing file: 5 access is denied

I'm trying to write ISO on USB using dd command: dd if=evolution-64bit.iso od=\\.\f: bs=4M. I've launched cmd as Administrator, disabled my MSE anti-virus software, but it keeps telling me that Access ...
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How do I install a Windows OS given only a ISO file and an external hard disk? [duplicate]

There is a new machine that need to install a Windows OS. However, you are given an ISO file (that contains the Windows OS) and an external hard disk only. How do I go about to install it? Please ...
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Windows 7: Generate image with programs installed [closed]

I'm quite tired of formatting my family/friends laptops and PC's and I'm looking a tool that allows me to generate a Windows 7 image with some software already installed on it I know there is a tool ...
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How to change file association for .iso files?

I have some software tools in iso format. by default they are associated with the window disc burning utility. I want to change the association of iso files so that they are installed when I click on ...
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How to write a big ISO file into a few disks for using its content?

I have a big ISO file (7G) and I need to convert it to actual content (it is a set of installation disks). I used ImgBurn in the past to write an ISO file to a single DVD, but ImgBurn seems to be ...
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How to convert iso file to USB (don't even know how to mount)

I'm a total total noob who is trying to download Linux Mint on a Mac OS X using a (8 GB) USB flash drive. I know there is some way to go into terminal and convert the iso file, but I don't know how. ...
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Boot Camp Assistant not accepting Windows 10 Preview .iso file

Using bootcamp to create a mountable installable USB drive with a Windows 10 .iso gives me an error saying: Boot Camp only supports Windows 7 or later installation on this platform. Please use an ISO ...
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Identifying the basic information of Windows installation .iso images

I've 6 different Windows 8.1 64-bit / 32-bit installation .iso images. All of the 6 images are untouched and officially released by Microsoft. How could I identify the basic information of each .iso ...