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

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Updating the kernel on a Linux Mint Live USB

I'm following this guide: https://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/1784 to update a Linux Mint ISO. Specifically, I'd like to update the kernel of this version of Mint to 4.4.8. For kernel ...
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CTB-LOCKER and possible future decrypt hack. Do I make a HD ISO image before formatting?

my second question here! :) A friend of mine has the files on his laptop (Windows based OS) hard-disk encrypted by the ransomware CTB-LOCKER. I don't know the CTB-LOCKER ransomware version/type, ...
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How to stop a computer booting into an operating system

I have Windows 7 installed on many virtual machines, when it comes to rebuilding a machine, I load the boot iso, start the machine, log onto the console and press space bar to start installing ...
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Can DVD-R disks be used to create a boot disk?(linux iso)

Can DVD-R disks be used to create a boot disk?(linux iso). I am trying to install linux on my imac powerpc g5 which wont boot from a bootable usb.
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Wincdemu and windows explorer can no longer read a lot of iso files

The iso files used to work. I back up all of my cd using iso files. Now I cannot open them. Windows say it's corrupted. But I don't think so many iso files can be corrupt at the same time Is there ...
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Trick PC into having a physical and virtual DVD Drive

At school, I've got a server running to which I can make a VPN. Now, I need to set up a few VM's with all having a need for a different OS. I can't physically go to school to change a boot DVD, so I ...
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How to mount ISO as DVD by virtualbox?

I am trying to run an old program written for win98. I downloaded the win98 vmware image from here: https://winworldpc.com/product/windows-98/98-second-edition I am able to start the system, but every ...
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Im using lubuntu with no dual boot, it has had a fatal crash and needs to be completely removed

So my lubuntu OS v. Willey 14.04 has had a melt down the initial cause was a rewrite of the chown file and has grown from there, I can currently only access the terminal or an unusable desktop, I need ...
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Is it possible to take any OS iso and use it to install to a hard drive WHILE staying on windows?

Say i have some hard drives, and each of them needs to install its own OS to it, and i have a windows machine, and i can also hot swap these hard drives, is it possible to take for example a Ubuntu ...
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Remove editions of Windows 7 Iso

I downloaded an ISO of Windows 7 64 bits, I have a problem: I saw 4 editions in .clg files (home basic, premium, professional and ultimate), I opened install.wim with 7zip and I saw folders called ...
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How boot custom ISO within Rescue Mode (or not) in a OVH VPS

I need to boot a custom ISO in OVH VPS, but i don't know how, the iso I need to boot is from FreePBX. Right now the VPS is in Rescue Mode. So, how to boot the FreePBX ISO Image in my OVH VPS if ...
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windows 10 iso on usb refuses to boot

I am using a windows "standard" ISO file: Win10_1511_1_English_x64.iso and I have verified its md5 matches the expected. The iso is mountable in OS X as a "UDF" format. I then copy it "straight" to ...
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create bootable iso from oem windows 7 (recovery media disc) folder

I need to create a bootable iso from windows 7 recovery media discs contents that I copied from discs before they went unusable. So my problem is that in two different folder lies my original ...
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Can Windows 10 Download as ISO using Media Creation Tool be resumed if failed?

I downloaded Windows Media Creation tool from Microsoft Site in order to download Windows 10 Pro 64 as a separate ISO file to a local folder on my Vaio laptop running Windows 7 Starter 32 OEM. ...
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How to create a Windows-mountable ISO file with mkisofs/genisoimage?

I'm attempting to create Windows-compatible ISO files from a Python script running on Linux. I cannot seem to find the appropriate flags for mksisofs to enable Windows to read the file (attempting to ...
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Microsoft/Codeplex Windows 7 USB Tool; Does it include the ISOs? How to verify the hashes?

I recently used the Windows USB Tool from Codeplex and I noticed that there are some new ISOs in its folder. I didn't recall having the option to download ISOs, and nothing in the help page or the ...
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Use ISO instead of ZIP or RAR to store files?

I have been doing some backups of my old files and lately I was wondering if there is another method of storing and compressing files other than ZIP or RAR. In my case, I want to store various group ...
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Wget download speed fluctuating

So I'm downloading an ISO from the Uberstudent website using the wget command displayed on their website. But the download speed is constantly fluctuating and I am wondering what could be causing ...
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making VMware Player read ISO files

I am running VMware Player 6 (as far as I understand, the last version of VMware player that can run on Win32) on Windows 7 32-bits. I think I managed to successfully create a virtual machine and ...
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Wodim can't open SCSI driver in Debian Jessie?

I'm attempting to write an ISO image to a CD on Debian Jessie. I have the CD in the drive, and it appears that all of the symbolic links are pointing where they should be, and the kernel recognized my ...
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Infection with virus just by extracting an archive (zip/rar/iso)?

is my Computer compromised with a Virus, when extracting an archive like zip/rar/iso with WinRAR, which contains an (Virus-)downloader.exe even when i didn't start the executable? and the Anti Virus ...
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Grub2 boot unpacked Windows iso from usb

I'd like to boot unpacked Windows 7 iso from usb. What I have: 16 GB usb with ext2 and fat32 partitions (both about 5 GB). Grub2 installed on usb, which loads pure iso images from ext2 partition ...
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Get custom kernel parameter variable of booting qemu

Im currently using qemu on windows for testing my own linux distribution. its a embedded version built with buildroot. After building the distribution i have created a iso file. When i start the ...
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How can I determine if an ISO can be booted using BIOS/CSM?

Since I'm a student, I downloaded Windows Server 2008 R2 from Microsoft DreamSpark to test the Windows builds of some servers I programmed in C++. While I know that the ISO has an EFI bootloader, how ...
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Burned TrentaOS ISO to USB Stick: Not detected in UEFI

Well, I decided to try out the TrentaOS distribution and downloaded their ISO image from sourceforge. First, because I was on Windows, I tried to burn that image to my USB stick with Rufus, but when I ...
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cannot start from BIOS the installation of windows 7 on vmware

I was given an .iso with windows 7 but I cannot install it using vmware workstation player 12. The .iso seems to be correct since I passed it to a usb and started an installation on real hardware ...
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About making bootable dvd disc [closed]

Hi my question is is it possible to make a DVD disc with one ISO-image file and a couple of other small files burned on the same disc next to the ISO-image file that will be able to boot ?The ...
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Why do I have to make an USB stick bootable if ISO image already is?

I've been searching with google for an easy understandable answer to my question and i didn't find one? Could someone explain this to me? If i understand it, i will be happier L.t: And why for the ...
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How to “burn” an iso image in a hd partition with Mac OS X?

I have a Mac Mini 2008 with Lion and have downloaded Ubuntu 14 lts as iso disk image (ubuntu-14.0.3-desktop-amd64.iso). It seams to be some sort of hybrid image format, so it must be burned in a DVD ...
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Windows 10 - I try to enter product key, but “Some of these characters can't appear in the product key”

I recently installed Windows 10 with a legal download of the Iso file. When I open settings, there is a link to a setting labeled, "Windows isn't activated. Activate windows now." But if I try to ...
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How to create a custom debian iso file from Windows step-by-step?

I'm using a Windows machine as a personal PC and I would like to know how could I customize a CentOS 6.7 iso file. In general, what I'd like to have on that specific CentOS is: a .tar archive some ...
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Are there notable alternatives to ISO that are similarly open / widely used, while being better at general disk imaging?

ISO was designed to store data in a format ready to be written to optical media. Today, ISO is commonly used to distribute bootable images for USB flash sticks as well as images of various software ...
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Modifying Kali Linux Iso

I have a boot stick with Kali Linux 2.0. The ISO is already extracted and ready for use and I would like to know which files I need to modify in order to change the keyboard layout and background.
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How to *actually* make a multi USB bootable disk in a reliable way. Without ruining its USB mass storage capability [duplicate]

I have tried countless bootable USB makers. When they work, they work pretty well. Here's a list of tools I've tried. YUMI Unetbootin Rufus The problem is that they don't always work. The mode ...
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Make ISO from local Archlinux

I have install Archlinux from scratch and i customized the way i want and now i want create a bootable ISO from it . there is any program can do that or any way to do it ? Please help me
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Multiple Failed to read Sector - Unrecovered Read Error" when backing up dvd. Tried multiple copies of the same dvd

I've been backing up my dvd collection to external drives which are connected to a raspberry pi running kodi. I've literally backed up thousands of dvds without any issue but I'm having a real ...
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Where to download a specific Windows 10 build (iso)

I run into problems using sfc /scannow - it seems some dll's are corrupted. To replace the corrupted ones, I wanted to download a healthy image for my current build of Windows 10. The problem is, I ...
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ISO of not recognized DVD

I'm often dumping DVDs to ISO-files for backup by using dd on my linux machine. But now I've got a DVD in a filesystem that linux doesn't recognize. Still, I want to dump it's data in an *.img-file, ...
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VirtualBox : Getting Error: Cannot retrieve repository medta data repomd.xml for repository fedora 14-i386 installation

I am trying to install Fedora-14-i386-DVD.iso using VirtualBox-5.0.10-104061-Win.exe on windows 7. But as soon as I check this option [_] Fedora 14 - i386 as additional repositories, I got error. ...
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UltraISO unable to select disk drive when making Windows 7 bootable

I am following a tutorial to make a Windows 7 bootable, but at this particular step, UltraISO does not give me options to select disk drive and write method, as you can see here. So I am stuck there. ...
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readom and dd are creating different ISO-Images

When I am making an ISO-Image from a disc, according to the MD5-Hash of the created file, there is a difference between the data. They also differ in size. Tested on two completely different devices. ...
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kde is not loaded after install debian kde CD (.iso file)

I downloaded this .iso file: debian-8.2.0-i386-kde-CD-1.iso and expected to have KDE desktop but CLI is loaded after installation. I also tried startx but just redirect to another command line. ...
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Check ISO for errors without MD5 and how to find MD5 for online file

I was downloading a Windows AIO ISO and the page where I downloaded it from i.e., http://getintopc.com/softwares/operating-systems/windows-7-8-1-10-aio-70in1-iso-free-download/ didn't provide the MD5. ...
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Mounting a Linux distro iso under OS X El Capitan

I need to access a few files which are part of a linux distro iso that I've downloaded. I can't install the distro so I was wanting to mount it if that's possible under Mac OS X. I found a guide ...
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Bootable USB flash drive from iso using windows CMD (I can't find the tutorial…)

In the begining of last year or the end of 2014 I learnt how to make a bootable flash drive from an .iso from a youtube video. I tried to find the video but I can't and it's not in my history. The ...
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UCK Customize Kit Run Console ERROR status 8

I want to customize my Ubuntu image with same extra applications and same will be removed So I need to run console in uck-gui. But at this point I get stuck because of while true;do ... ;done loop. ...
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Unable to boot to Windows after cloning with Clonezilla

I purchased a laptop that came with Windows 7 preinstalled. According to a number of folks, the OS is no longer distributed as a image on disc; rather its provided as an image on the hard drive. I ...
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w10 live usb from iso

I downloaded an ISO of W10 to upgrade my parents laptop as they have limited download limits. I also downloaded the media creation tool from the microsoft site but it seems to be a glorified ...
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Checking Win7 ISO veracity - Win7IsoVerifier says its not ok

My laptop HDD broke. I bought new HDD. I is Asus n53sv so I dont have Windows 7 installation DVD, I had only the preinstalled Windows7 and I have product key. Since the hdd is unusable I must download ...
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Windows 7 Product Key for Download Windows 7 Disc Images (ISO Files)

I lost my Windows 7 Product Key , so I restored it by software as Belarc and NirSoft , both them gave my the same Product Key . Now I try to Download Windows 7 Disc Images (ISO Files) , and I asked ...