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

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DVD-RW unit now appears as a CD-ROM unit in “Computer”, can burn DVDs but opens them as folders

My Windows 7 laptop has a DVD-RW unit which has always been recognized as such in the "Computer" Windows Explorer window and has been able to burn ISO images or data folders to both blank CDs and DVDs ...
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What is it that prevents USB sticks to be booted from?

I recently got a 64GB USB stick and planned to make it a system repair multitool, with different live images and linux and windows installers, but I seem to have found a USB stick that just can't be ...
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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 ...
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Any way to boot a OpenSuSE installation DVD ISO and install from it, without burning it to a DVD?

Because the DVD image is too big to fit on a disk, I would like to install system using sequence of commands like this, running from an Ubuntu live CD: cd /tmp wget ...
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dd and gparted and Lubuntu disks all acting funky

So I am trying to write some iso images over to an 8 GB USB drive and this happens. The first iso didn't seem to actually write and when I went to boot it in my other box, it booted to a unetbootin ...
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“Windows failed to start” loop with 0xc0000225. No install discs, EasyRE/USB iso hasn't worked

I've been suffering from this "Windows failed to start" loop with 0xc0000225 for 3 days now and I still can't fix it. The major problem is that I don't have any sort of installation disc. However, I ...
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Is softicle.com legit?

I was recently trying to re-install a Windows 8 machine, when I discovered that no installation media was provided with my machine. I then discovered this website, softicle.com. Here you can download ...
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Does pagefile or remaining drive space affect streaming large files over network?

I have an HTPC running on Windows 8.1 x64, with four 2TB drives & one 4TB drive, connected to my home network. I stream videos/media off this HTPC in other bedrooms which have other devices ...
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Create Windows USB Stick from DVD

I have a Win7 PC with a Windows 8.1 DVD in the drive and an ISO I made from that DVD on the hd. an empty pen drive of 8G an Ultrabook, on which to install Win 8.1 a 56k Modem connection no USB DVD ...
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Where can I download windows vista legally?

I have lost my windows vista home premium disk, is there anywhere I can download an iso legally? The reason is because my HDD broke, I replaced it but, I can't find my vista disk to install the OS ...
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android x86 4.4 RC2 will not connect to a Wi-Fi Network

Whenever I start my Android x86 4.4 RC2 (Installation not Virtual), I try to connect to the internet but it stays on "Turning on Wi-Fi" and the Wi-Fi button looks grayed out (not iOS but it's grayed ...
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Modify an .iso image [closed]

I am curious whether it is possible to edit the .iso image of a live system, so that I could add/remove some custom packages in order to use them even after I shut down the computer.
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Install ONLY Media Center On 8.1 Laptop With 8.1 Pro ISO?

I have a Dell laptop that came with Windows 8.1. (I guess it's not an "update" since it came with 8.1 out of the box.) I just purchase a legitimate version of Windows 8.1 Pro (student) edition from ...
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Is is possible to get a virtual disc drive to mount over usb to another machine's motherboard?

Here's what I'm trying to do. I have dvd duplicators that only duplicate discs from a master disc. I can also install an internal hdd with images stored on them and duplicate from there. These ...
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Copy Fedora Operating System with settings to USB?

I have a fedora machine running on my PC and I have certain software and configuration that I use often. I want to copy Fedora with all these settings and software to USB and make USB boot-able. I ...
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how to make a correct bootable usb of a linux distro?

well I have been installing different distros of linux from by usb from time to time. And I always followed same method which until today stopped working for me. So I use to format my usb with ...