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

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Installing a linux distro directly from an iso on hard disk, with windows 8.1 installed?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu directly from the iso image I downloaded, without burning it to a DVD or flashdrive, following instructions from this article (I have Windows 8.1 installed). This involves ...
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Good software for converting CD to ISO image [on hold]

I am searching for some reliable software to rip a CD to an iso, preferably free software. Does anyone have any recommendations?
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Which application adds RAR/7z/ISO/GZIP support to Windows Explorer? [on hold]

Is there an application available that is able to add this ability to the Windows Explorer? At the moment those formats aren't supported, but many like to have it. I don't like to use an alternative ...
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How to create a WIndows bootable USB from ISO on Linux Mint Rebecca

Searched, all the results that came up were opposite of what I wanted. I downloaded a Windows 7 (64-bit Home Premium) ISO from digitalrivercontent.net, I have a windows key. How do I burn the ISO to ...
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How to change default language in Knoppix ISO?

Is it possible to modify the default language in the Knoppix ISO file instead of manually changing it during boot? Distro in question: KNOPPIX_V7.2.0CD-2013-06-16-EN.iso Note: Latest versions are ...
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bootsect.exe /nt60 - No bootcode was successfully updated

I am trying to modify my 500GB usb harddrive so I can use it to mimic a DVD BOOT disk I have formatted and created a primary partition on it using cmd.exe diskpart list disk select disk G clean ...
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Is it possible to make a harddrive a bootable device from a DVD

I do not have a big enough USB drive and my laptop doesnt have a dvd drive for the DVD I wish to boot. I have been told I must create a bootable USB drive which I assume is done with the ISO image of ...
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Unable to install GNOME (BackTrack5) onto IBM ThinkPad R40

I recently acquired 3 IBM ThinkPad Laptops - An A31, R40, and T42p. The A31 I was able to successfully install GNOME or BackTrack5 onto via a GNOME.iso burned onto a disk with AstroBurn. The A31 now ...
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How do I create a ISO file with Nero for linux?

I have tried to create it by selecting Image Recorder as destination. When I start the burn, it opens a Save Dialog with types nero and iso as file format options. So I selected iso and hoped it ...
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Fedora 21 fedup CLI error

I'm trying to upgrade my Fedora 20 Atom netbook to F21 using the official CLI tools, as well as the KFUpgrade fedup GUI tool I found on SourceForge. The ISO from getfedora.org wasn't recognized as a ...
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How to boot bootable ISO with PXE?

I have DHCP/TFTP/Syslinux installed on my computer in the LAN. With it I can boot any images on any other LAN computers, including diskless, for example, Memtest86+ and it works. Also I have some ...
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Large file download causing Chrome and Firefox to crash

I've been trying to download a file of 1.2GB(and my C: drive has over 400 free GB), and the same thing happens on both Chrome and Firefox(Haven't tried IE), on two different wifi networks I've tried ...
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How do I burn the Ubuntu ISO to a CD-RW in Windows 7?

What should I choose if I want to burn a Ubuntu ISO to the CD so that I can boot Ubuntu from CD on start-up? Should I choose treat the CD like a USB which is save, edit, delete files at any time or ...
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Is Dreamspark Windows iso the same as normal Microsoft Windows iso?

I can get Windows isos and keys by dreamspark. But are the iso the same ? If I use the iso from dreamspark for the pc of my family but with a different key will I be right ? Sorry for my english and ...
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What is it that makes some USB sticks not-bootable?

I recently got a 64GB USB stick and planned to make it a system repair multitool, with different Linux and Windows installers and live images, but I seem to have a USB stick that cannot be booted. ...
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How to write DVD from bootable pen drive

I have a bootable USB pen drive which has bootable Ubuntu. Now I want to write to a DVD from the pen drive. How can I do this? Please explain it, so that I can save the software for future.
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How do you create a bootable ISO of MS DOS with networking?

I need to create an MS DOS ISO with support for networking features. I know you can create a bootable USB stick, but how do I create an ISO? I know that you can get boot disks for different variants ...
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is there any way to check a vcd iso for region errors without burning

Is there any way to check a vcd iso for region errors without burning? I mean by mounting it. I have tested Virtual Clone Drive and DVDFab Virtual Drive none of them works; I mean they tend to show ...
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How do I install Windows 8.1 Pro on a Mac using bootcamp?

I bought Windows 8.1 Pro from the Microsoft store with student discount. All I got was a product key and a download named "OSGS14-WindowsSetupBox-32bitand64bit-English-4141408.exe". I can't open the ...
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How to install operating system from ISO image through TFTP and PXE?

TFTPD64 is installed on the computer that has the .iso file for operating system. I extracted the contents of .iso into a local folder. In TFTPD64 I have to enable DHCP server, even though there's ...
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How to reduce the size of windows OS Iso file?

I have an Iso file of windows 8.1 pro with December '14 updates. The problem is the file is too big to be burned on a normal 4.7GB DVD , its around 4.8. Now is it possible to remove a few updates so ...
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customizing mkisofs as cross-platform as possible

I have a relatively large archive from which my students would select files to create iso images, which they take home on their pen drives to burn their own DVDs. In order to make the process as ...
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Different ways to install Windows 7

Is there any way to install Win7 without CD or USB? I don't want to burn iso file to CD. Can I use programs like power Iso?
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Can I use DVD+R to install an OS? (as opposed to DVD-R)

I've been trying (since I have a pack of 100 DVD+Rs) to burn Windows 10 to one and install it on my laptop. However, whenever I try, it just boots as normal and doesn't consider the DVD ROM a boot ...
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Does downloading a Windows 10 preview update get an ISO or just delta updates, similar to Windows Update?

I'm not on a metered connection, so I want to know if Windows 10 TP is going to start downloading a 5gb ISO or just the updated files when I click the 'Download now' button on the Previews tab under ...
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Issues trying to image ISO to USB file with sudo dd command

I’m trying to image the Kali ISO to a USB and I’ve followed these instructions: Plug in your USB device to your Apple computer’s USB port. Verify the device path of your USB storage with diskutil ...
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Create an ISO from corrupted CD?

I'm having some trouble recovering an old CD. I tried to imageburn it but about 50% it would simply give me an error and refuse to continue. (Pressing continue just sent it into a infinite retry ...
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Operation Failed when burning on Astroburn Lite

I was trying to burn my windows 8 (legit) iso file to my DVD - RW because my Original DVD was lost. and i don't know where to find it. I usually use Astroburner to burn an ISO file to my DVD. When i ...
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Creation of 1.3 GB file takes only 1 second. How?

I have folder which contains over 200 files and has size of over 1.3 GB: I use Gizmo Drive software to create an .iso file from that folder. The interesting thing is it takes only 1 or 2 ...
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How do I make an image of my linux partition so I can burn it to another partition and boot from that partition

What I want to do is create and iso image of my linux partition and install it on something like unetbootin so that I can plug my usb in the computer and boot from the usb and have my own custom ...
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Slipstream updates into Windows 7

I'm trying to create a Windows 7 ISO that has all the updates included. The theory is that when Windows is installed, it included all the latest updates, so I don't need to reboot 5 times to install ...
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How can I edit the bootup screen in a fedora ISO?

I want to modify a fedora ISO image so that when I install it, it will use a custom image for the bootup screen and desktop. Is this possible?
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How can I force removal of a linked CD image in VirtualBox?

I recently was installing Fedora in a VM. The install went fine, so I moved the CD image off of my desktop into my general Linux ISOs folder. The next time I opened VirtualBox, I got an error saying ...
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Virtual Box storage format error while installing Windows 10 tech. preview

I'm trying to install the Windows 10 technical preview via Virtual Box on my Windows 8.1 32 bit laptop. After following the normal process of creating a new virtual machine by "New", when I go to ...
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Install Windows 8 without optical drive, given a physical DVD

I bought a copy of Windows 8.1 (System Builder), which I want to install on an old desktop. As expected, the package arrived int he mail with a physical DVD, but I just realised that I don't have ...
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Is the below list complete for installing Debian?

Is the below list complete for installing Debian? I just pick them from long list. debian-live-7.6.0-i386-kde-desktop.iso debian-live-7.6.0-i386-kde-desktop.iso.contents ...
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Windows XP ISO not booting

Ok, so I know that similar questions to this have been asked many times, but I think my situation is somewhat unique: I'm trying to re-install Windows XP Pro on 3 older machines (they have OEM ...
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How to mount an .iso image in Windows 8.1 marked as sparse file?

I downloaded some iso and tried to mount it but Windows 8.1 refused. Then I found this post that advises to copy the iso. Yes and it works. People who commented said that it should be possible to ...
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Trouble making bootable usb for solaris 11.2

I am trying to dual boot my system with Windows 8.1 and solaris 11.2.I am using flash drive for making bootable solaris 11.2..But i am not able to create bootable flash drive. I tried both .usb and ...
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How to boot from cd

I've recently bought a hp pavillion 15 n228sl, with Windows 8. I decided to install Windows 7 on it; so, to make a clean install and get rid of all those partition, I downloaded killdisk at this page ...
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browse a library of iso without mounting each iso

I have a library of iso images of older CD-ROM of media and of software. I am not sure if this is the best way to store legacy media and software... please speak out if you have another solution. ...
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Is there just a simple way to make an ISO a bootable DVD? [closed]

I feel like I've been working on this forever. Is there a program I can download that does it for me? Or just a straight, simple how-to answer on how to make an ISO into a bootable DVD? Over the years ...
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Add ISO inside Datastore of VMware VSphere Client

I rent a physical server inside OVH datacenter, I installed VMware ESXi 5.5 on it. I did not find where to add an ISO within the datastore. Should I install a plugin ?
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Makeing a bootable iso file smaller

I have a USB flash-drive with some bootable iso's on it and i need a way to make them smaller they must keep the iso file extension and they must be bootable just like they were before. Does any one ...
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How to create a bootable USB drive from factory restore iso images?

I have a lenovo Y550 laptop that came per-installed with Windows 7. I want to do a factory recovery, but my onekey recovery system is not working (only displays a command window). I tried using the ...
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How to spilt a bootable linux distro iso file onto multiple dvds or cds?

I have customized a centOS distro , by including some packages such as VLC,eclipse etc. but now the size of distro exceeds 7.42 gb. I want to : split the large distro iso into multiple small iso ...
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WIndows 7' bcdedit.exe: Add Linux Mint Live .iso

How can I add a LinuxMint Live ISO as an option to Windows' boot menu? I tried these but no success: ...
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Split & burn ISO of more than 20 gb to multiple DVDs

I have customized a CentOS distro with custom packages but now I have issues related to its distribution since its size is around 24GB! i.e.: I want to split my large ISO in multiple small ISOs so ...
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Unable to mount iso as dvd drive in VMware Fusion 6

I have a newer iMac without an optical drive and some DVDs that I needed to run software off of. This software will have you juggle discs to read data off of them, and the data can't simply be copied ...
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Can't burn 8.1G iso onto 8.4GB DVD - “Media does not have enough free space”

I'm trying to burn a dvd on a mac with an external (firewire-connected) dvd drive. I'm checking the size of the iso thus: DVD-4:dvd_files macbook$ ls -l /tmp/hybrid.iso -rw-r--r-- 1 macbook wheel ...