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2answers
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OEM Windows 7 key with downloaded ISO?

So i'm going to reinstall my Windows 7 but when i bought this PC it came with Windows 7 preinstalled and the product key is on a sticker on the PC's case. I have downloaded a Windows 7 Home Premium ...
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The Windows 7 Home Premium ISO file is corrupt

Just purchased and downloaded a brand new copy of Windows7 (from a third party vendor, of course, as the MS Store no longer sells Win7). I also downloaded the "USB/DVD Download Tool" which is ...
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0answers
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So I bought my laptop with Windows 8 pre-installed. I had problems and then installed Ubuntu over everything (no recovery left partition left or anything like that). I'd like to install Windows 8 ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to create an install disk/iso that will essentially create a clone of my custom kernel build

I have a custom kernel running on a CentOS 6.4 server with multiple packages, programs, and device drivers installed. I need to setup several other servers with the same configuration all across the ...
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0answers
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Windows 7 install - CD boot error code 5

This is an update following some further research. This question relates to the solution posted on the following question: When installing Windows 7, CDBOOT error 5 appears: Cannot boot from CD; ...
0
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1answer
246 views

how we can edit drivers from windows iso file?

I want to delete some built-in drivers from win7 or win-vista iso file, is it possible? where is the driver location in iso file please? and how can we recognize the type of that, for example ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 12.10 iso image customization

I'm trying to create my own iso image based on Ubuntu 12.10 and I've got several questions. 1) How can I add user using preseed? I tried to do it this way, but I still have to enter the password in ...
3
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2answers
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How to install Windows 7 on a MacBook Air through Device Sharing from an ISO file?

I am trying to install Windows 7 on a MacBook Air using Boot Camp. I've read that it can be done through Device Sharing with a PC so the Windows 7 DVD will be read in the optical drive of the PC, ...
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1answer
91 views

Install software in ISO files

I have just downloaded an ISO of the Windows 8 Operating System onto my PC that is currently running Windows 7. Instead of burning a DVD, how can I install Windows 8 directly? Also, it is very ...
2
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1answer
144 views

Installing Windows from External HDD

I have external hard drive with some data (movies, music, apps, etc.) and I am wondering whether I can use it as bootable HDD to install windows from it, I have installer on my second PC and I am not ...
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1answer
96 views

How to make a VBox Windows XP guest from installation CD?

I have a sudden need to have a Windows XP guest machine (VirtualBox) and have both a Reinstallation CD (including SP3) as well as a valid Windows XP key that I purchased years ago and never used. So ...
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1answer
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PXE booting standard images?

I see lots of guides showing very detailed steps on booting into various OS's, but none of the files are explained. It is not clear to me which files part of the PXE server, or are the Network ...
0
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1answer
301 views

Making Ubuntu Bootable ISO: Truncating long file names

I am building a Custom Ubuntu ISO. Everything is ready in custom-iso folder. Therefore I apply this script to build my ISO. #!/bin/bash isoname=$(date +"custom-ubuntu-%y-%m-%d-%H:%M.iso") mkisofs -J ...
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3answers
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installing a linux iso from within a university network

In order to install gentoo, I need to connect to a university wireless internet network. It requires a username and password login/authentication. I'm wondering if anyone has any advice in terms of ...
3
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3answers
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Create Windows 7 installer ISO with preinstalled softwares?

Is it possible to create a Windows 7 installer ISO image with software installed and configured? For example I install a clean Windows, configure it, install some necessary software etc. and I make ...
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3answers
961 views

Installing Visual Studio on Macbook Pro with Parallels/Windows 7

I have a Visual Studio 08 ISO on a DVD. And I don't know how to install it. I thought I could insert it and install it, but there is more to it than that I see. I have a MacBook Pro with Parallels 6, ...
3
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2answers
3k views

Can't install Visual Studio 2010 SP1 from an .ISO file I downloaded. Error inside

This is the error: [Window Title] C:\Users\Sergio\Desktop\Things\Setup.exe [Content] The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your computer's ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to boot from an ISO over the network, and how?

I have a machine with a bootable ISO stored on it, and I have another blank machine which I want to install the ISO to. They're both on the same LAN (attached to the same switch). How would I go about ...
2
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1answer
871 views

Is it possible to change edition of ISO install image to Windows Vista Business?

This is possible in Windows 7: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd744572(WS.10).aspx But is it possible in Vista? Yes I know Vista is older but I have a machine with a valid product serial ...
0
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3answers
215 views

How do I make a USB stick from which to install different OS's?

Recently, I have made a number of USB sticks to install OS's (several Linux flavors, BSD, Windows) from, on machines that didn't have CD drives. Now, I would prefer to not overwrite the install USB ...
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2answers
216 views

How to build Fedora automatically installation ISO

I want to install Fedora 12 on lots (>100) machines with the same system. These system is a little special: Each has 4G to 12G memory, but no HD. So we need to install system into memory. We want ...
0
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2answers
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Install Ubuntu 10.10 from loopback mounted ISO image

I have a laptop with a faulty BIOS that has stopped booting from CDs even though it supports it (and it doesn't support booting from USB drives). I am trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 on it. I already ...
4
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2answers
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Install Windows 7 from ISO image

I have an ISO file of the Windows 7 DVD and I want to install it on my PC which currently only runs Linux. I don't have any DVD drive. I have some unpartitioned space on one disk where I want to ...
0
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4answers
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How to convert flash drive to Windows installation CD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Place a bootable ISO on a USB drive? I have an 8GB USB Flash Drive, and the .iso file for XP Home edition (along with a valid CD key). One of my computers doesn't have ...
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1answer
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Install windows xp from USB using the iso image [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Place a bootable ISO on a USB drive? I've got the windows xp ISO image on my computer and i want to install it on a computer without cdrom. The only way to do it is ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 Installation Folder: x86, x64 and another info

I've downloaded a lot of Windows 7 versions (release candidates, trial, x64 and x86, etc). The bad part is that the downloaded iso files don't have clear names, so I cannot to know wich version is ...
3
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6answers
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Booting from pen drive - possible or not

I have an iso file of operating system's set up. Now, I don't have dvd burner right now. But the alternate - 4gb pen drive is available. If I copy entire iso file to pen drive, Can my system boot ...
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5answers
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Want to install Windows Vista w/o cd

I have Windows installers that I obtained through my university. The installers come in the form of an .iso archive that contains the setup.exe file and autorun.inf. My notebook does not have a cd ...