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

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Is extracting an ISO safe?

I downloaded the Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation ISO, but last time I tried to update I extracted it with WinRAR to the desktop. I got an error during the installation. Here are the reasons I can ...
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Where can I download Windows 7 x64 Polish ISOs?

I've recently bought an SSD drive and I want to reinstall Windows 7, but my notebook (ASUS K73SV) didn't come with a Windows 7 DVD, but a recovery partition on HDD. It's okay, but it comes with too ...
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How do I use Bash in VirtualBox?

Just started using VirtualBox. I have an ubuntu iso image on my usb that I can boot from. I ran ubuntu in VirtualBox in Window7 with no problem. How can I go about using Bash with Linux in VirtualBox? ...
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Is there Windows 8 x64 System Repair Disc ISO I can download?

I managed to crash my Windows 8 x64 machine while creating the system repair disc -- now it crashes on boot. Anyone know where/if I can get a system repair disk ISO I can burn with another computer? ...
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Is it possible to convert mts files to iso, burn them to a disk, and reverse the process later?

I have mts video files, is it possible, after having converted them to iso in order to burn them to blank dvds for storage, to then rip them from the same dvds and build them back into the original ...
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Is there any difference between download Windows 7 ISO bootable or create one myself?

In order to get Win7 ISO bootable it can be obtain from Microsoft download or create one by myself like this tuturial .Assuming that both of them are same version , is there any differnce at ...
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Grub4DOS: Booting Debian/Ubuntu ISO

I found it very strange, but common configuration I have found in Internet does not really work for me. I have downloaded Ubuntu ISO and Debian Live CD. I have created Grub4DOS USB and copied these ...
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Can't get Windows XP to boot from USB?

On my Netbook I can get windows 7 to install and boot from USB, but when I download windows XP pro and install, I get stuck on a blue screen that says "Setup is starting windows". I can't seem to get ...
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Error when booting ISO partition from syslinux

My partition table is as follows: /dev/sda - /dev/sda1 Arch Linux (200G) - /dev/sda2 Swap (16G) - /dev/sda3 Recovery (1G) - /dev/sda4 Extended - - /dev/sda5 Arch_201212 (256M) - Free Space (15G) I ...
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How to update/mount/create ISO image as read write

Is there a way to do the following in Linux: Mount the ISO image as read/write Create the ISO image as RW Update the ISO image. I am creating the image using the following command and the image ...
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Common ISO-file not fitting on a common cd-r disc?

The short version: Why can't I burn common ISO files on to regular CDs? The longer version: I have a stack of CD-Rs, with discs from two different brands. I also have two ISO files with Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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I thinked I royally screwed up my USB jump drive. How do I reverse my mistake?

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 linux. I got the Window 7 Home Premium ISO image off the internet. I was using a 16 GB Dane-Elec Flash Drive for it as well. I tried UNetbootin to extract the image onto the disk ...
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How to make compressed iso images?

I have a disk image file (iso) which is about 2.5GB, but when I mount and extract it, 13GB of files comes out. It means that it strongly compressed. I have UltraIso 9.5 but, it can not compress it as ...
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How to burn .img linux file to DVD?

I would like to install Chrome os ( vanilla http://chromeos.hexxeh.net ) on my old Toshiba laptop. I tried to burn the .img file to my USB. But My toshiba doesn't have any USB option in Startup Bios. ...
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Blank CD burnt but no file in it?

I made a Bootable XP ISO to make some XP CD. When I write them to blank CD, it writes successfully (ie, no error reported) but after writting there was no file on the CD. I tried 7 CDs and all ...
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Where can I get a Linux distro iso based on a 2.4 kernel?

I need to get my hands on an ISO file for a Linux distribution with a 2.4 kernel. I'm looking for an ISO specifically so I can use it with my Oracle VirtualBox. Since 2.4 is so old these days, I'll ...
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pfSense iso.gz doesn't seem to be a compressed iso image

I downloaded the latest pfSense ISO (pfSense-2.0.1-RELEASE-i386.iso.gz) and had 7zip extract it, but it just shows me the disk contents. I cannot extract the actual ISO file to burn it with the boot ...
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How can I automate Handbrake to monitor and encode new files within a folder?

Here is what I'd like to do in Windows 7: Monitor a folder for new ISO files (Blu-ray ISOs). When there is a new file detected, launch Handbrake in the background and encode the ISO to MKV based on ...
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Trying to make a custom Arch-based Linux distro with larch

I'm all set up with a spiffy Arch installation in a virtual machine, and now I want to turn it into a live ISO. When I heard about larch, I thought it would be the perfect tool to turn my existing ...
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How to export and make a virtual box .vdi bootable

I have recently been working on a modified version of Windows 7 in virtual box and am now happy enough with it that I want to try it on an actual machine however I can seem to figure out how to export ...
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Need to download Ubuntu ISO, but getting “Invalid ISO” error message

I'm using a USB/DVD download tool within my current OS (Windows 7) for allowing Dual Boot functionality alongside Ubuntu. I downloaded Ubuntu off their main site and when I use the download tool, I ...
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How do I restore a Windows 8 iso image to a USB disk in OS X?

I am on OS X and have a Windows 8 Consumer Preview x64 image. My computer doesn’t have a CD drive (MacBook Air). I have a 4 GB USB drive. I want to restore that image to the USB drive. There are many ...
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Windows 8 Hyper-V fails to boot Windows XP ISO

So I recently installed Windows 8 Professional on my computer and today I enabled Hyper-V with the intention of creating a Windows XP virtual machine. I created the virtual machine with standard ...
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What software should I use to make a copy of my hard drive in ISO format?

I want to make a complete copy of my hard drive (and I have the capability to boot off external media to allow for unmounting of hard drive partitions). However, the majority of "ghosting" software I ...
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Dmg to Iso on Win 7 64-bit

I was unable to run in cmd dmg2iso. It throws error that it can run only on 32-bit system and not 64-bit. Is there some free program that can do that on win 7 64-bit?
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MD5 hash of original Windows 8 pro iso file

What is the MD5 hash of the original Win 8 Professional ISO (upgrade version)? I downloaded the file over multiple download sessions, and want to make sure that the file is not corrupted. Does the ...
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Where can I download Windows XP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows XP SP3 (Legal) download? I need to install Windows XP as a dual boot on one of my Machines. I have a (valid) XP product key, but I don't have the original ...
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GNS3 Dynamips error

When I'm trying to start dynamips.exe I'm getting the following error: dynamips.exe The procedure entry point PacketGetReadEvent could not be located in the dynamic link library packet.dll I ...
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Why is the Enterprise version of Windows 8 a smaller download?

From my MSDN subscriber account, I see that the Windows 8 Enterprise edition is a smaller sized download than the regular edition (3329 MB vs 3416 MB): I looked up Wikipedia to double check - the ...
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How can I mount an ISO via PowerShell/programmatically?

How can I mount and dismount ISO images from PowerShell in Windows 8 without 3rd party programs? This question's original revision got me wondering if it's possible to mount an ISO via PowerShell in ...
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Loading and unloading ISO files in Windows 8

I saw on one site that the new Windows 8 could load ISO images without the help of other programs. Is Windows 8 creating a new drive for every ISO? Or does it have one virtual drive to load all ISOs ...
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Option to mount .iso in Windows 8 missing

I just upgraded from Windows 7. I hear that Windows 8 has native mounting. However, when I right-click the .ISO file, there is no mount option. I really need to do this, because I got a message that ...
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How do you install Windows 8 with Bootcamp but without a SuperDrive?

I'm in an odd situation. I removed my superdrive in favour of a second hard drive and would now like to use bootcamp. Does anyone have a process for installing Windows 8 with Bootcamp but without ...
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Where to find the Windows 8 ISO? [closed]

I'm on OSX and I've bought Windows 8. I'd like to run it in VirtualBox. I can't seem to find an ISO to download. Do you know where I could find it? (Or is there some other way to set up a vm?)
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Is it possible to mount an ISO image in Windows 8 without 3rd party software?

I often have to access ISO images to install software on my machine. Typically I install a 3rd party tool to mount the ISO file and expose it as a virtual drive within windows. Examples of 3rd party ...
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Can't mount dmg image as read/write

Hello I've downloaded a bootable .iso image that I'd like to write to an USB stick under OSX (10.6). I've converted the image with the command hdiutil convert -format UDRW -o ./X15-65804.img ...
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Where can I download Windows 8 Release Preview?

I have check the page http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/release-preview. But it redirect to http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/meet with no link to the free preview version. ...
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Create .iso for Windows 8 from “Windows 8 setup” prgoram

I downloaded Windows 8 through my school, and the only option that we are given is to use the "Windows 8 Setup" program where it downloads and does the install for you. I'm wondering, after the ...
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UBCD4Windows creates empty iso file

I've got a case of a laptop that goes round and round thru the famous BSOD. I cannot disable the automatic reboot in BIOS, F8 does not work either and booting into the Safe Mode results in another ...
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How to create a Mountain Lion DMG image and load it into VirtualBox?

Basically, I just need to make a full copy of the Mountain Lion installer, but I have no flash, or any other removable medium available. Is it just possible to clone the system and mount the .dmg ...
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iso movie for watching on TV [closed]

I've downloaded movie which is in .ISO extension file. When I open it using Deamon Tools I can see three folsers: Any!,BDMV,CERTIFICATE. Is it possible to place this movie on portable HDD to watch it ...
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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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How to convert ISO to IMA?

How to convert ISO to IMA ? I know that converting to many other types (nrg,img,bin,cue,mdf,mds,ccd,sub) is easy. I load them in UltraISO and save them as that formats. But it hasn't IMA type. Also ...
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Is it possible to “virtualize” an existing PC?

I'm running Ubuntu Desktop 12.04, and I was wondering if it was possible to somehow take my whole filesystem (everything under /) and create an ISO from it. Then, perhaps, use that ISO as the file ...
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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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Make bootable iso with grub chainloading

My parents' pc has windows 7's boot manager installed at MBR and grub2 is installed on /dev/sda2 (booting linux on /dev/sda2). I want to make a bootable cd so that when booted from it just chainloads ...
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How to Find Out Who Made an ISO Disk?

If a file is saved using Microsoft word or some other type of program, you can right click on the file to find the properties, which will indicate the computer that created the file. Is there anyway ...
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From GRUB2, boot an ISO in an LVM2 logical volume

tl;dr - Is it possible to boot from a .iso file that is located in an unencrypted lmv2 logical volume? How? I'm trying to set this up in a VirtualBox VM before I do it for real with my laptop. I have ...
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Install Windows 8 64-bit over the top of Windows 8 32-bit

I currently have Windows 8 32-bit installed from MSDN (I didn't realise at the time that my processor supports 64-bit). I understand that you can't upgrade within Windows 32-bit to 64-bit directly ...
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Why is the dir command not working?

I can see that the file is there and I can mount it with virtual clonedrive and play it with powerdvd: But windows can't find the file: C:\>dir dead* Volume in drive C has no label. Volume ...