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

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Run software from iso format w/o extra software?

I recently downloaded software in an .iso format. Do I need to download any special software to run this file?
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How do you burn an ISO image on a Mac?

Is there a utility built into the Mac software to allow for burning ISO downloaded from the internet. Or.. Is there a better utility on the Net for performing this function?
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How does a downloaded ISO get corrupted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to get corrupted download with http? I downloaded an ISO for fedora. Went to install it as a VM. It failed 5 times the installer. The warning for the ...
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Create an .iso from USB drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where do I download Windows 7 (legally from Microsoft)? I have Win 7 on a USB stick, non-iso. How do I get an iso of that?
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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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Linux: Copy DVD ISO to empty hard disk / partition and boot as if it is a DVD?

I have a broken DVD drive and no others available right now to burn a DVD iso to so I'd like to use a empty hard disk instead. I've tried Unetbootin but that only copies a few megabytes of files - ...
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How do I create an ISO file of a Video DVD with Nero 9?

I have Nero burning ROM 9, but I don't want to use it to burn a DVD. I just want to create a ISO file of an existing Video DVD. I can see how to create a .nrg file, but I don't see how to create an ...
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How do I create an Ubuntu live usb using Debian?

I have Debian (Lenny) installation on a Dell Vostro v13. The laptop doesn't have a CD/DVD-ROM drive so the only way for me to install Ubuntu on it is via USB- unless I attach an external CD/DVD-ROM. ...
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Mac disk images: any real difference between 'master' and 'compressed'?

When creating a disk image (.cdr or .dmg) from a physical CD or DVD on Mac (using Disk Utility > New Image) one can choose between 'CD\DVD Master‘ and 'compressed'. Apart from the obvious fact that a ...
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Mounting an ISO image with readwrite permission

I am following these instructions for creating a cross-platform CD. I am coming across a problem in Mountain Lion where I cannot mount the image as read-write. When I enter the following in Terminal: ...
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ISO for a “utility” live Linux CD

I'm looking for an small ISO for making a live CD. I need all the usual linux command line stuff (ls, dd, nc, fsck, etc.) but almost nothing more. A really stripped GUI would be nice but I can live ...
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how do I convert .iso to .mp4 without mounting with ffmpeg

The problem is - I want to convert .iso with dvd to .mp4 (h264/ac3), but I cannot mount it via mount -o loop, because I'm on a virtual machine that doesn't allow to do that. Googling doesn't help. ...
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Is there anything like jigdo?

Is there any equivalent out there of jigdo? I ask partly because this app is in maintenance mode, and its GUI has been abandoned.
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Why does burning a CD ISO image to DVD work?

Following on from this question: Can I burn a CD ISO to DVD? How/why does this work? Is an ISO image a physical media neutral format?
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Is there a bootable ISO out there that does a performance check on PCs?

I am looking for something that checks CPU speed, memory, disk, graphics, in the same way done by the Windows performance index. I need a bootable ISO.
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(How) can I split the Windows 8 Dev Preview + Dev Tools ISO in 2 DVD's?

I downloaded the W8DP with Developer tools, but it's 4.8 Gb, just to taunt me (as standard capacity DVD's are 4.7 Gb). Is it possible to split it on 2 CD's? Or if not, how would I install it? I ...
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Can mounting an ISO image execute malicious software within the mounted ISO image?

I use MagicISO Virtual CD/DVD Manager to mount ISO images. What I'm wondering is: can a file within the ISO image be executed when the ISO image is mounted by MagicISO?
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Pack existing ubuntu installation to iso

How would you pack a current installation of linux to an iso that can be used to boot from? What I'm trying to do is have my current ubuntu installation on a dvd and whenever I'm using a different ...
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How can I fix a “no such partition Grub Rescue” error?

Earlier I installed Ubuntu 10.04 from a USB flash drive. Since the system was unable to detect Ubuntu in the initial menu that appears on reoboting, I deleted the partition onto which I had installed ...
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Is it possible to get a Windows 7 iso image legally? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where do I download Windows 7 (legally from Microsoft)? I am repairing a friend's computer. The computer came with Windows 7 home premium. She has a valid license key ...
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dd producing corrupt ISO images on Snow Leopard (whether invoked from a script or the shell)

Alright, I am probably being an idiot here, but I am writing an ISO-ripping util that is really just GUI slapped on top of dd, and I can't coax the thing to produce non-corrupt ISOs on Snow Leopard. ...
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Making a bootable image

I just reinstalled XP and have it running nice and fast and bug free. I think I need to make a bootable image of the installation if I want to disable system restore to free up memory. Is there a ...
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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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Take image of the disk if Windows are already activated

I am planning to make a Windows installation in some laptops. I ve planned to make installations, new settings etc in one laptop, take an imageof the disk and mount the image to the other machines. ...
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Is there a way to “burn” audio to an ISO? (as an audio CD)

I have an audiobook that I've downloaded via their download manager, and it's loaded into their cutesy little audio program that they force you to use. I can play the book just fine using their ...
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grub: how to boot into ISO partition

I have copied an ISO file into a partition (i.e. dd if=isofile of=/dev/sdb1). How can I boot into that partition via GRUB? When I try just with chainloader (hd1,0)+1, it says unknown executable ...
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ISO file much smaller than extracted data

How come ISO file with installation of MSVS 2010 Express (All-in-one ISO) is 693MB compared to when I mount the ISO, copy all the contents to folder on disk and that folder is 1.6 GB? If zipped this ...
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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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Difference between Centos CD and DVD versions

What is the difference between Centos 5.8 CD and DVD versions? I want to download Centos ISO files but stumbled upon two different files. One is of around 600MB and another is of massive 4GB.
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Ubuntu mounts ISO but some files are unreadable

I'm new to Linux and just installed ubuntu 12.04 amd64 this month. I had failed to install Texlive with texlive2012 iso image. I used the recommended command to mount: mount -t iso9660 -o ...
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Is there a GUI 'cat'-like program for any platform?

What I am looking for is a way to recombine split files without using cat. Is there such a beast? It could run on Linux or Windows or Mac OS.
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I have a legitimate license for Windows 7 but not the disc on me - can I download the ISO anywhere? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where do I download Windows 7 (legally from Microsoft)? I think the title says it all. There is this question, but there wasn't much of a response and the main answer ...
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Can't mount ISO files over a network in Windows 8.1

Ever since upgrading to Windows 8.1, I have been unable to mount ISO disk images over a network. When I try, I get the error "Sorry, there was a problem mounting the file." I didn't have this problem ...
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How to install Windows 8 on laptop with Windows 7 using Virtual CloneDrive? [duplicate]

I downloaded a student version of Windows 8 Pro and currently have it as an ISO. It tells me that I have to put it in a dvd in order to be able to install it, but I don't have access to one. Would I ...
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Software for recombining two dvd iso's

I have two DVD's which I converted into two iso files. The problem I'm facing is that I need to combine the two DVD's into one, but I also need to cut out a part of one DVD. The question is if ...
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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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Unable to burn .iso using Windows Disc Image Burner (Error code: 0x80004005)

When I try to burn a disc image file using Windows Disc Image Burner the burning fails and the Status says "The disc image didn't burn sucessfully because an error occured (Error code: 0x80004005)". ...
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Making a bootable pendrive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I place a bootable ISO on a USB drive? How can put image (iso) and flat binary on pendrive to make it bootable ? For example I am writing short system in ...
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Burn more than one ISO to one dvd?

I just turned 11 CDs with a total of 1gb of stuff into ISOs. Is it possible for me to just burn all the ISO videos into a DVD? Any alternative way for me to do it? Edit: I need to be playable on any ...
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Why is an iso file needed to burn into a USB

I wonder why an iso file is needed to be burned into a USB in general? For example, I have downloaded the installation iso file of Ubuntu 12.04. I want to install from my USB, so I copy the iso file ...
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Install Windows 8 using ISO from XP

I have downloaded windows 8 developer preview. I have mounted its ISO, but it does not ask to choose a partition to install. There might be a way (using some command line perhaps) to install windows 8 ...
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Natively extract ISO from CD with Windows 7

Windows 7 has built-in support for burning an ISO to CD or DVD. I'd like to go the other way, and have been looking around docs and Google, but can't find anything directly answering this: Does ...
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Mount an ISO from the Command Line and Get its Drive Letter in Windows 8

I am making a batch script which mounts an ISO file and installs an app (VS 2012) from the mounted location like this: K:\Softwares\VS12.iso %DRIVE_LETTER%:\vs_ultimate.exe /passive /norestart But ...
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Scan Windows XP ISO for virus/trojan

I don't remember which ISO's are from my MSDN and which one are from.. Online. How can you scan it to know if it is infected?
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GUI tool to extract iso file contents on Linux (KDE)

I have an ISO CD image file and want to extract it's contents to a folder. I know there are ways to mount the image and stuff, but it's complicated. I'm looking for a GUI tool to open up the contets ...
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Creating a single boot CD from multiple boot ISOs

I have two different boot ISO images which I need to burn onto a single CD. The goal is that when I boot from the CD it should ask me which image to boot from first. Any ideas how I could do this?
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What is the difference between ISO and DMG images?

What is the difference between .iso files and .dmg files? Why are they used differently?
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Windows 8 ISO Mounting at startup / permanently

I am using Windows 8 Pro RTM. It now has the support of mounting ISO files as a system drive, but when the computer is restarted, the ISOs are not mounted anymore. How can I make this mount permanent ...
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Boot USB from parallels VM (trick with ISO/floppy)

A couple of years ago it was not possible to boot from USB on every computer (where the BIOS doesn't support this). There was a tiny ISO image which allows for booting from a USB stick. Now we have ...
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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 ...