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

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Why is there not some simple way of booting ISO formatted USB? [duplicate]

From what I understand the only difference between booting from an HDD/USB and CD/DVD is the way they are formatted (the first 2 have the MBR and the second 2 the ISO layout). I mean it's not some ...
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How to make bootable usb from Windows XP x64 installation ISO?

I tried various stuff but none of them worked. Like RuFus, ISO2USB. RMprepusb tells me in the description that for Windows XP installation I also need to modify some files so it can't directly make it ...
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What is in a bootable disk and how it is different from an ISO file?

I want to install "Console OS" (an Android OS for the PC) on a virtual machine, but the download is not an iso file and I don't know what to do now. The download has this "Win32DiskImager.exe" file ...
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Reinstall Window 8 single language on a Dell preinstalled laptop

My Dell laptop came with Windows 8 Single Language 64bit, the below sticker having product key got erased. Contacted dell and they told product will be embeded inside Motherboard, I just need to run ...
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How to control the size of a .iso image

Is there anyway to control the size of an ISO image when creating it from a CD without having to compress it? I'm trying to make a bootable ISO image.I'm using ImgBurn to make a win7 image from a CD
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Booting from a compressed iso file

I'm trying to format my PC from USB, since booting from CD won't work. I'm trying to make a USB bootable .ISO file from a win7 CD. Now I've created a .iso file whose size turned out to be 4.29 GB. My ...
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Mac Installation crashed

My Mac gets stuck on startup. It loads and gets near the end of the bar and then freezes. I need to make a bootable Mac ISO. I've been trying to use TransMac to make bootable recvory usb drives from ...
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Create windows 7 universal image from VLSC iso

The internet has numerous examples indicating that you simply need to remove ei.cfg from a windows installation image to make it a universal image. With most of the CDs I have, this has been ...
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How do I download the Windows 10 1511 ISO without using the Media Creation Tool?

For some reasons, I cannot run the Media Creation Tool due to company policy. How can I download the windows 10 Threshold 2 ISO otherwise? There seems to be a link here that has it, but visiting it ...
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Create an image backup of my OS (with documents saved) and write it on USB

I want to create an image of my OS with all the programs and documents saved and write it on USB and boot this USB like it was my portable OS. How do I do that?
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ISO Filenames Truncated

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. When I mount certain ISO images the filenames are truncated. I can mount the same ISO image in Windows and the filenames are correct. I'm assuming this is to do with the Joliet ...
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What's the difference between these Windows versions? [duplicate]

I need a Windows 7 installation file (ISO image). Microsoft no longer provides doesn't provide those for customers with an OEM installation (customer care!), but I found them on mirror.corenoc.de. ...
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Create bootable RedHat iso from folder

I'd like to install RedHat 6.4 (32bits) on a VM. The problem is that I don't have the iso file. Instead, I have access to a folder (standard RedHat folder with subfolders like images, isolinux, etc.) ...
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Download Windows 7 ISO (legal, not cracked) [duplicate]

I have a Windows 8 update license which allows me to update from Win7 to Win8, but I've never owned a Windows 7 license as I've just downloaded a legal copy of Win7 trial and just installed the Win8 ...
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Backing up recovery partition into ISO and then burn it into bootable USB

I have an HP laptop and I would like to back up the recovery partitions. There are three reserved partitions, SYSTEM, HP_RECOVERY, and HP_TOOLS. There is an option in Windows to create a recovery ...
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Creating multi-boot ISO image from separate ISO files?

I'm, trying to create mutli-boot ISO file which I'd burn to USB or CD later on. I need just an ISO file created out of multiple ISO files I have. Pretty much all software for this purpose I found ...
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How to write OSMC iso image without administrator rights?

I tried standard and portable versions of win32imager without administrator rights and it won't work. Same story with Rufus.
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How can I reformat my pc and install from an ISO file?

I have a Linux and Windows PC. I have downloaded an ISO from Bittorrent. How can I format the computer and use the ISO? I tried copying it to a CD but it is still not bootable.
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Create Windows 10 install USB with Boot Camp Assistant

I cannot create a Windows 10 install USB from OSX. I only get Windows 7 as an option in the Bootcamp USB wizard and it fails to boot from the USB when I try it. The ISO is downloaded from Microsoft ...
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Use WINNT32 from an ISO file

Is there a way to run winnt32.exe from an ISO file to install Windows onto a second HDD? I'd like it to prompt which drive to format and install windows on like in the usual windows setup, just ...
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I can't mount an ISO in Windows Server 2012

When I try to mount an ISO on Windows Server 2012 I get a message that states "Sorry, there was a problem mounting the file"... and that's it. I Googled a bunch, and every answer to this question I ...
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Is my hard drive dead?

Windows 10 crashed on my Dell Vostro 260. It froze up and then just crashed, I have no suspects. I was just web browsing and checking mail. Norton and Malware bytes are up to date, so I do not suspect ...
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Create an usb stick image for booting into kvm (virsh)

I have User access to a WDS server (that contains a simple automated script to format inserted USB stick = set boootable + robocopy files from a directory depending upon the desired version) or, a ...
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Continue interrupted download of downthemall? (403 error)

I was downloading an ISO file of WINDOWS 10 to create an upgrade disk in windows 7 using a simple trick at : http://techdows.com/2015/08/use-this-trick-to-get-windows-10-iso-direct-download-links.html ...
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Backup Windows 2008 R2 Server to a ISO file

I want to virtualize a Windows 2008 R2 Server system for testing. At the moment the system in question is installed in a server and I want to make a copy of everything to an ISO file to then ...
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Quick way to install win7 and programs on many new 'OSless' miniPCs that will be connected in local network

is there a quick way to install win7 and some basic programs (skype, and few others) on many (exact same manufacture) new 'OSless' miniPCs that will be connected in local network. I know I can create ...
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Make existing W7 ISO bootable on Mac?

Goal: Make an image of my current Windows 7 partition (used on my forensic dell laptop) and place it on my late 2009 mac mini as a dual boot. (OSX 10.10 - Crucial 8gb ram and 250gb SSD). I know I ...
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How to install centos 7 , 32 bit version

I have found this link for centos 7 . 32 version. but could not work out how to install from this content. http://buildlogs.centos.org/centos/7/os/i386/ I have made a iso of these files , but ...
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Trick Windows 7 into downloading a repair disk without an optical drive

I have, over time, encountered numerous problems which have caused me to repair/restore Windows 7. I don't have an optical drive installed on my system which causes me various issues including not ...
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Write DVD video directly to an ISO (rather than disk) using Windows 7 DVD movie software

I am helping some volunteers create videos for funeral homes, and one of the DVD video software tools (FuneralOne) that they use requires a DVD to be burned each time. In many events, we don’t want a ...
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XenServer: Install OS (FreeNAS) from ISO on networked computer

I’ve set up a new XenServer box, and installed XenCenter on my computer. In this past I’ve used ESXi and vSphere, and in that I’m able to use an ISO on my computer to install an operating system on a ...
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Why is the windows ISO file much smaller than the installed OS?

For example, the windows 7 ISO file is around 3.5GB. Yet when installed its around 10GB. Is this because of compression,
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Unable to download a file completely

Hello I've been trying to download kali-linux-2.0-amd64.iso 3 times. When I tried it 1st time the file had about 2.6 GB, the hashes didn't coincide. 2nd time the file had 2.5 GB, the hashes didn't ...
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Is there an easy way to create a multiboot grub2 usb flash using isos?

I've recently purchased a 32gb usb 3.0 flash drive. Because I find myself creating bootable flash drives all the time with different images, I'm looking for a way I could create ONE flash drive with ...
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Drive letter remains after unmounting ISO/VHD

My System specs Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit 4GB RAM 1TB HDD When I unmount an ISO file or a vhd file via the Eject command in the right-click menu the file (ISO, VHD) ejects, but the drive letter ...
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Make multiboot ISO with EFI support in windows

I currently have 3 ISOs. Windows 8.1 64-bit EFI ISO Debian 8 Network Install 64-bit Ubuntu 15.05 64-bit I would like to make it into a mutiple-distro linux install ISO. It needs to support EFI, ...
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Operating system not found in virtualisation

I have download an image for a debian computer. But if I will startup that image with vmWare I get the following message: Can anyone help me? Thanks.
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Find a Windows 10 ISO to install it in a virtual machine

I know how to install an ISO in VirtualBox or Virtual PC, but I don't know where to find a Windows 10 ISO file. Microsoft provide a tool to download Windows 10 but it seems that it's only usable to ...
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Will installing Windows 10 ISO on Windows 7 (genuine) make Windows 10 genuine? [duplicate]

I'm having trouble with Windows servers or my Windows update. Every time download gets stuck at magic 84%. Now I am thinking of installing Windows 10 through an ISO on a Windows 7 laptop. Will ...
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Program runs from CD but not from image (.iso file) of same CD

I got a language course on CD ROM from the library. On holiday, we want to bring a mini laptop without a CD drive so I converted the CD to .iso. Now, I can mount the .iso just fine but when I try to ...
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How to boot .iso image?

Currently: I have an iso image which I downloaded. I have tested it on a virtual machine and it works. Now I want to install it on my actual PC, however although I can burn it on a USB, I don't want ...
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Windows 10 can"t be installed beyond 33% from DVD iso

I am trying for free upgrade of Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium to W#indows 10. I have managed to download windows 10 and save it in DVD iso. But I am unable to install windows 10. The installation ...
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Optimizing .ISO file when having deleted versions from install.wim

I have a Windows 10 Installation .ISO file which contains the Professional and Home edition of Windows 10. I have figured out I could remove one of these versions by using the dism /Delete-Image ...
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create temporary filesystem in a file

How can I create a temporary filesystem on an NTFS drive using Ubuntu Linux LiveCD? I would like to make a temporary filesystem in a file, like a .dmg or .iso that I can mount and modify files on, on ...
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Creating a Centos 7 iso with kickstart

I wish to create an iso file containing Centos 7 x64 for unattended/kickstart installations. For Centos 6, it worked like a charm. But for Centos 7, i am not able to create a bootable iso image. This ...
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How to load an ISO file into RAM and boot MS-DOS from it?

I don't have much experience in doing this, so I'm here to ask for help. My problem is: I want to load an ISO into my RAM from an USB flash drive. Included in that ISO should be a running MS-DOS ...
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How to create an ISO image that is mountable with Windows?

I have a directory of 1 TB with thousands of small files on ext3 filesystem. Now I want to put it all in an ISO image and send it to Windows with NTFS filesystem. I wonder whether I will be able to ...
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Create Mac OSX on VirtualBox running on Mac

Physical Hardware: Mac Mini running OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 Virtual Box: 5.0.0 r101573 Note: before continuing, yes I saw all the similar questions, such as question #742854, however the questions do ...
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Can I use an Windows 7 or 8 key to do a clean Windows 10 install using ISO-image?

Can I use an Windows 7 or 8 key to do a clean Windows 10 install using ISO-image ? I haven't tried it yet, so I'm asking if any of you guys have experience using a Windows 7 or 8 key to do a ...
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Can I install Windows 7 from ISO then activate with key from DVD

If I download a legit windows 7 iso from here http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-recovery and I have a legit windows 7 installation DVD (retail, not OEM), can I activate using that product key?