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

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Is it possible to save free windows 10 upgrade to harddisc, and upgrade in the fufure?

I've got windows 7 on my laptop, and I can do the free upgrade to windows 10. All system requirements are OK. I don't really want to do the upgrade, because I like my current Windows 7. But I know in ...
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How can I automatically mount an iso image before launching a specific program on Win 10?

I have a program that needs a locally stored iso image to be mounted as virtual CD drive to work. Currently I have both a link to the iso and a link to the application executable on the desktop. I ...
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How exactly is an image made to be “bootable” by a system?

I've long known that you cannot simply put a disk image on a CD or USB flash drive and expect it to boot, but what characteristics make an image bootable? I ask this because one of my computers ...
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Serious Disk Imaging Software for Windows [closed]

I am looking for some serious disk imaging software which I will use for LEGAL purposes. I am not an expert but I want to be able to create disk images, mount virtual drives and so on.. Having looked ...
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Does the ISO files produced by Windows Media Creation Tool depend on the specific OS?

I ran Windows Media Creation Tool in a Windows 10 installtion. It took a lot of time to create an ISO file. Is the ISO file is specific to the Windows Installation on which the Media Tool is run? or, ...
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Mounting a laptop image onto a tablet - is it possible?

I replacing one of my laptops with a tablet. I want to take an image of the laptop and install the image onto my tablet. The laptop is a Lenovo E540 64-bit running Windows 10. The tablet is a HP ...
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About burn a disk on win 10

I want to burn a iso file on a DVD but I accidently put winrar as defaul app. So can any one say me how can I burn the iso files on the disks
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Installing a version of windows that is from a retail ISO-with an OEM key? [duplicate]

I was wondering if anyone could explain to me if a Downloaded ISO that happens to be Windows 7 Home Premium-Retail Edition, can be activated with a Windows 7 Home Premium OEM Key that has never been ...
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Kali Linux Live CD Blackscreen/Not Booting

I am pretty new to Kali Linux (or Linux in general) so probably I won't understand ALL of the technical terms, but I will give my best. As introduction in my problem, I wanted to create a Live CD ...
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Copying contents of an ISO to new folder and recreating it makes the ISO become not bootable?

I'm working on upgrading a system from RHEL6 to RHEL7 and in the meantime I need to do a few tests before I actually upgrade. My question is: I have a working RHEL7 stock ISO file downloaded from Red ...
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Can I edit files on a bootable USB?

I have a bootable USB stick that I originally created from an ISO file. If I now edit a file on this USB stick, will it still boot and work properly? The ISO installs a modified version of CentOS and ...
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lsdvd, libdvdread, libdvdcss for encrypted DVD ISO, Can't Open Error

I'm executing lsdvd -x filename.iso and getting the following error libdvdread:DVDOpenFileUDF:UDFFindFile /VIDEO_TS/VIDEO_TS.IFO failed libdvdread:DVDOpenFileUDF:UDFFindFile /VIDEO_TS/VIDEO_TS.BUP ...
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Can CDBurnerXP 'create' bootable ISO'S (or is there any other way)?

I trying to make an XP Virtual machine for use in pentesting. I have an old XP PC with pre-installed XP on it (not a disk unfortunately). So, I need a way to create a bootable ISO from my XP OS. Also,...
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Clone Active Partition

I am wanting to create an .iso file of my active partition. Running df it looks like /dev/sda6 is my active. Below is the output user1@ubuntuServer:~$ df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available ...
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Better way to update an USB ISO without unplug

I'm working creating a small O.S. When I make changes, I create and ISO. This ISO works propertly with qemu, but when I have to test some hardware issues, I need to boot it on another computer. So: ...
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Issues with linux mint installation on vmware player

I downloaded the iso image of Linux mint 17.1 cinnamon and then burned it to a dvd.I get this strange message from VMware player. Even when I instead use the iso image itself instead of the dvd,I get ...
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Accessing free space on CD/DVD after burning ISO image

I have a 4.7 GB DVD and after burning a 1.1 GB ISO image (Linux Live CD), I should technically have around 3.6 GB of space left but when I mount them on Linux, I could only see the 1.1 GB Live CD ISO ...
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RESTORE WINDOWS .DLL FILES

I have windows 10 1511 version. About one month ago i just deleted the following files qmgr.dll and wuaueng.dll because of the windows update was taking all of my internet in name of taking just idle ...
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ISO on USB stick

According to Wikipedia, an ISO file is (emphasis mine): ISO disc images are uncompressed and do not use a particular container format; they are a sector-by-sector copy of the data on an optical ...
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Multiple bootable iso files onto one bootable USB

right, I can make a bootable USB from an iso file, but for work I need to burn four bootable iso files (all for windows 7) onto one USB to reimage my laptop. I have no idea whether its possible to ...
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How to mount 3 ISO images as repos in SLES using zypper

I'm wanting to mount the three ISO disks of the SLES11SP3 OS onto my system, as we have a minimal installation and we need to zypper install some additional packages. zypper addrepo iso:/?iso=/path/...
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Bulk transcoding ISO/IMG to MP4/MKV

I need a tool/script to help me convert my collection of DVD's to MP4. I've started using Plex instead of playing each image-file directly and it's quite a pain in the butt to manually convert a ...
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xorriso to convert raw image to ISO fails (file size too large)

As the title says I'm trying to convert a raw image file to an iso image. I've used these as reference when doing this. https://www.turnkeylinux.org/blog/convert-vm-iso https://manpages.debian.org/...
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Creating custom ISO from Windows 10

I have been tasked to create some images for Windows 10 pro, for virtual machines and also native installs. The VM image is simple, but I am having trouble on how to extract an iso image from the ...
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Can I use my ASUS-provided Windows 7 key with new installation?

I have a ASUS laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium key in the back. My recovery cannot be started for some reason, I wish I can find solution for it. So my only option is to install a new Windows 7 ...
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Problems booting the archlinux ISO from grub

I've downloaded the archlinux ISO to my drive and would like to set up a grub entry so I can boot from it, but I get these errors when I select the new grub entry on startup (even though /boot/iso/...
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I have just replaced my hard drive, what are my options?

I have a HP Pavilion dv7-4177nr Entertainment Notebook. It once had Windows 7 home premium installed. However that hard drive broke because of physical damage. Now that I have a new hard drive hooked ...
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How is wget able to download an iso file when only iso.gz is listed under the FTP library

I hit a behavior of wget from FTP server (URL: ftp://foo.com/bar/...) that was unfamiliar to me. Can you direct me to some documentation or explain how is the following possible? If I wget the folder'...
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Is there a free or cheap and reliable ISO burning software for Windows? [closed]

I'd like to burn CD iso files and DVD iso files on Windows using my DVD burner. What software is the cheapest (retail, not using bit torrents) or free and doesn't contain adware or malware? EDIT: @...
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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 windows....
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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 1,2,...
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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 windows(...
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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 this?...
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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 ...