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

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Get custom kernel parameter variable of booting qemu

Im currently using qemu on windows for testing my own linux distribution. its a embedded version built with buildroot. After building the distribution i have created a iso file. When i start the ...
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bootsect.exe /nt60 - No bootcode was successfully updated

I am trying to modify my 500GB usb harddrive so I can use it to mimic a DVD BOOT disk I have formatted and created a primary partition on it using cmd.exe diskpart list disk select disk G clean ...
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Virtual Box storage format error while installing Windows 10 tech. preview

I'm trying to install the Windows 10 technical preview via Virtual Box on my Windows 8.1 32 bit laptop. After following the normal process of creating a new virtual machine by "New", when I go to "...
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Creating a USB stick for installing centos 6.x using DVD1 and DVD2 iso files

First, we create 2 partitions on the USB stick that is let's say 16GB. first partition is let's say only 1GB and the second partition is the rest of what is available. after we "w" write the changes,...
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Kali Linux Live CD Blackscreen/Not Booting

I am pretty new to Kali Linux (or Linux in general) so propably 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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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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How do I place a bootable ISO on a USB drive?

What's the best way of placing a bootable ISO on a USB drive, such that the drive is bootable? ISOs such as a live Linux preview disk, Windows installation ISO, etc.
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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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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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OEM Windows 7 key with downloaded ISO?

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 ISO ...
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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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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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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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Why I cannot copy install.wim from Windows 7 ISO to USB (in linux env)

I need to make a USB bootable disk of Windows 7 ISO. My USB is formatted to NTFS, ISO is not corrupt. I can copy install.wim elsewhere but I cannot copy it to USB. I even tried rsync. rsync error ...
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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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How to install Debian from a USB drive?

I've got a shining new x64 laptop running Windows 7 and I want to dual boot Debian stable. I've installed Ubuntu on loads of laptops in the past using a USB drive, but I can't find decent ...
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How do I burn an ISO on a USB drive on Mac OS X?

what's the best way to get an ISO "burned" to a USB stick on a Mac? Restoring using Disk Utility does not work. The ISO is ubuntu mini.iso. It is the minimalist install ISO for installing ubuntu. It ...
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Boot Kali iso from HDD in existing boot menu

Currently, we have FOG as our computer imaging solution. All PCs have PXE boot setup, and FOGs boot menu is showing. What I would like to do is to add the Kali iso as a start-up option, which would ...
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Difference between ISO, MDS & BIN/CUE disk image formats?

What is the difference between these major disk image formats? Are there any specific advantages / disadvantages for any of them?
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Can I use DVD+R to install an OS? (as opposed to DVD-R)

I've been trying (since I have a pack of 100 DVD+Rs) to burn Windows 10 to one and install it on my laptop. However, whenever I try, it just boots as normal and doesn't consider the DVD ROM a boot ...
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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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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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Bootable USB flash drive from iso using windows CMD (I can't find the tutorial…)

In the begining of last year or the end of 2014 I learnt how to make a bootable flash drive from an .iso from a youtube video. I tried to find the video but I can't and it's not in my history. The ...
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Standalone mounting utilty for Windows Server 2003 x64?

I am in need of a mounting utility that can mount ISO images virtually to a machine that is a standalone application without an installation. I know of Magic Disc and Daemon tools but they both ...
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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 reduce the size of windows OS Iso file?

I have an Iso file of windows 8.1 pro with December '14 updates. The problem is the file is too big to be burned on a normal 4.7GB DVD , its around 4.8. Now is it possible to remove a few updates so ...
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Multiboot 32GB flash drive (Windows + Linux + Tools)

I am searching and testing various methods for days now, and I haven't found any straight forward guide on how to make Multiboot USB flash drive that is capable of booting following: Windows 8 ...
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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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Boot Camp Assistant not accepting Windows 10 .iso file

Using bootcamp to create a mountable installable USB drive with a Windows 10 .iso gives me an error saying: Boot Camp only supports Windows 7 or later installation on this platform. Please use an ISO ...
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When I boot my computer using an ISO image, will it make changes to my hard drive? [closed]

I am using windows 7. When I boot my computer using an ISO image, will it make changes to or wipe my hard drive? Will I be able to restart and boot to windows 7 and still have all of my data? For ...
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How to boot Windows ISO installation using PXE (without Windows AIK or whatever)

I have a Linux PXE server. Can boot into Linux ISO installers using PXE with no problems. But how can I do it with Windows ISO? Just start the installation. Without creating some stuff (winpe) under ...
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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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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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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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Office 2010 “OSETUP.DLL digital signature does not validate or is not present”

I have a Windows 7 64-bit machine. I downloaded a (paid, legitimate) copy of Microsoft Office 2010 in ISO format. I followed the directions provided, first using 7-zip to unpack the ISO and then, when ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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....