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Questions tagged [iso-image]

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

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Boot Camp Assistant fails to create the USB installer from the Windows 10 October 2018 Update

I downloaded the Windows10 October 2018 Update iso file from the Microsoft website Download Windows 10 Disc Image (ISO File). The downloaded file was named Win10_1809Oct_English_x64.iso. I tried using ...
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Mount-DiskImage not recognized cmdlet

Here on Win 7 64x I'm trying to mount an ISO using PowerShell. I have tried several versions of syntax, but they all failed. PowerShell Mount-DiskImage -ImagePath "C:\Users\win7\Desktop\IsoFiles\...
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Unable to Create a Directory within a System Rescue .iso

I am currently trying to create a directory within a mounted System Rescue .iso. The below list of commands is what I have done in an attempt to gain the ability to create a directory. The goal is to ...
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ISO-Image Format is used instead of others? [closed]

I have seen almost all operating systems and large sized files are in ISO format. why they choosen that format instead using any other formats like zip, rar, etc.
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Adding Macrium Bootable iso to Blu Ray with recovery files

I recently just consolidated my recovery DVD set from five DVD's to one 25 GB Blu-Ray. I am trying to see if I can include the bootable Macrium iso on to the Blu-ray by simply adding it to the ...
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autounattend.xml - Upgrade and/or Fresh Install possible

I'm currently working on an autounttend.xml for Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC. The file resides in the root of the ISO/DVD, so that setup.exe takes it always into consideration. E.g. I configured ...
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Decrypt DVD to an ISO image on command-line

I want to decrypt a CSS encrypted DVD and get a plain ISO image as a result - using only command-line tools under Linux. I know of dvdbackup, but it generates a file tree, not a (decrypted) copy of ...
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making iso or binary copy of a corrupt file system microsd card in Linux

I have a microsd card which has got corrupted in windows 7 due to sudden power failure. When I insert it in windows 7 or 8 it says unknown file system, wants me to format it and shows up as RAW in the ...
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How to create a bootable windows USB from Mac for Dell Inspiron 14

My friend had an issue with her windows laptop and she asked me to help. The laptop cannot boot properly anymore so I wanted to reinstall Windows from usb. I tried to restore but it didn't work. Since ...
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How to install Windows 8/10 from an iso file?

I have an .iso file I made of my Windows 8 CD for a backup if I lost the CD or it got damaged. A few months ago, I did lose it and just a few days ago my little brother put my Windows 8 machine into a ...
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Why does booting Fedora 28 & 29 live .iso failing on VirtualBox

I'm having nearly the same problem as stated in this question. Same symptom at the same stage in the process. I, however, believe I am loading a 32bit .iso: Fedora-Workstation-Live-i386-28-1.1 (...
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How to set up partitions for OS reinstallation from a hard drive itself?

I have a Lenovo G40 laptop, operating (unfortunately) on Windows 8.1, with a HDD which is slowly dying and doesn't read any usb drives nor CDs/DVDs. What I managed to do was copying everything, buying ...
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is it possible to deploy a Local iso file to a hard drive on a remote machine

so I've got an iso that I created and it is roughly 197gb. I compressed the file into an iso.gz and saved it to my local machine. I now would like to try to deploying this iso to a remote box. now for ...
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Making ISO from Pen drive or creating bootable DVD with cutom install.wim and boot.wim file

I know there have been many question has been asked in this site (for example: this one) and also have many many answer but not answer does not fulfill my requirement, that's why i am creating this ...
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Windows Bootable Flash Drive & ISO Image

I have a new Windows 10 laptop on which it has a recovery partition. Do I need to create a bootable drive using USB in spite of having a recovery partition? The second question is, can I create an ...
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Can't install Windows Server 2016 on VMware Workstation Player

I've downloaded ISO file from Microsoft and while trying Installer disc image file option at the end it shows an error "Windows cannot find the Microsoft Software License Terms". How can I fix this ...
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Unable to probe .iso image as block device

I have an .iso image of an audio CD. I created a loop device with losetup /dev/loop1 cdimage.iso which works and correctly shows the device with lsblk. I can also mount this device and see the usual ...
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When we install a operating system, can we plugin a ghost file?

When we install a operating system, can we plugin a ghost file? In general, we install a OS, we plugin a .iso file, then install it. but I have a question, if I use a Windows Server 2008 iso file, ...
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Customized CentOS7.4 mininal iso not working for uefi

I am trying to create custom iso with CentOS7.4 mininal. For testing the command which i used to create iso. I did the following Unpacked Centos minimal iso. Copied contents to other directory I ...
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Does `dd if=/dev/sr0` read ALL bytes?

I downloaded some linux-distro.iso to a Linux PC and burned it on a disc. This disc was closed automagically. I put this disc into a Windows PC... no available space left and the number of used bytes ...
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Size of boot image is 48 sectors -> No emulation

I am trying create iso (supporting uefi) as follows, genisoimage \ -follow-links \ -o $dir/$iso_name \ -b isolinux.bin \ -c boot.cat \ -no-emul-boot \ -eltorito-alt-boot \ ...
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Micro SD card not saving changes (but is not in read-only mode) [duplicate]

I have a Micro SD card here which I used with a Raspberry Pi, and I wanted to re-ISO it with a newly downloaded ISO from raspberry.org. This is on Windows 7 Pro In the Computer Management / Disk ...
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What is a safe and reliable way of getting Windows 10 N latest version? [duplicate]

I need the latest ISO for the N version of Windows 10, because my current media freezes my computer before I can update. I assume that this is an old error for Windows 10 version 1500 era with SSD ...
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Windows 10 ISO on USB stick won't boot

I've been trying to install Windows 10 on a Thinkpad R60 for two weeks and went through several tutorials on how to create a bootable ISO on Linux/Debian 9. This one finally seemed to work (i.e. ...
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How do I convert a .bin file into a .iso file for usb use

I have a .bin file that I would like to convert to an iso to burn to a usb. The .bin file is clearly bootable; The output of file os-image.bin is ../os-image.bin: DOS/MBR boot sector and I can ...
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Add hotfixes (*.msu and *.exe) into Windows 7 install iso

I want to add hotfixes into my windows 7 install iso image. I have already found a solution: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/b9beedf4-337b-4ba3-90ab-7b8910404575/windows-...
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Is there a way to present an iso file as a mock usb device?

I am trying to mount an .iso image into virt-viewer so I can boot a VM off of it to recover a lost root password. However, it appears that virt-viewer can only share USB devices, and not ISO files. I ...
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How can I run macos High Sierra in Linux using Qemu?

How can I run macos High Sierra in Linux using Qemu? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Boot Win10 from an ISO-Image on a certain partition using GRUB2

I have bought a laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad T520) with a locked BIOS. So I can't change the boot order of the laptop. The upmost device in the boot order is the internal HDD. Fortunately there is a ...
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Need to create image ISO from USB stick, possible?

I'm trying to install windows 10 on Virtualbox, which is on a Ubuntu 18.04 OS, and I have a bootable USB with windows on it. For some reason VB is not recognizing my USB so looks like I have to get ...
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Is there a way to install other OSes with Linux from from an ISO, without a CD drive?

Suppose I don't have any USB/CD/DVD etc. I only have an ISO of any other operating system (in my current case, Win10, but I think it doesn't matter) on my desktop. Is there any way to do fresh ...
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Run EFI files/scripts from [boot, virtual media] ISO

Most vendors recently provide servers firmware updates only as set of EFI files (example). But their servers internal (also as any external) IP-KVM can connect only ISO images as boot virtual media. ...
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How do I install linux using an internal hard drive?

I have an ISO of a linux distribution. I have two hard drives connected to SATA: one has a Windows 10 partition, and an empty partition each 250Gb; the other hard drive is empty. Can I put the ISO ...
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How to create bootable image of the entire OS for creating new EC2 instance?

I have a Linux OS installed on my local desktop. Is it possible to create a disk image of the entire OS (including all installed software and libraries and user files) and use it to create Amazon an ...
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How can I create a single ISO or IMG file from an SD card?

I have an SD card that contains 2 volumes (H and I). I have found programs where I can turn Drive H and I into an ISO or IMG seperately. But I want a program that will take the entire card and turn ...
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Can't mount RHEL 7.5 iso on /dev/cdrom.. No medium found in SR0

I configured my server to use the RHEL 7.5 iso as the repo a while back which was working just fine, however for some reason it is no longer working. In order to mount the dvd I issued the following ...
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PXELINUX network booting an ISO file

I'm trying to boot through the network with the help of PXELINUX. I've installed the necessary tools using the official Syslinux documentation. My PXELINUX configuration file (/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/...
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USB drive bootloader that redirects the boot process to an ISO image

I'd like to have a bootable USB drive that contains a boot loader that can prompt to select an ISO image to continue booting from. In this question I've already provided an answer containing a tool ...
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Windows 10 setup ignoring autounattend.xml

I used Windows System Image Manager to create an answer file for an embedded Windows 10. Windows 10 setup seems to ignore the answer file completely and asks me to set up the machine instead of being ...
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Cloning a SSD to an ISO on a USB

I have a micro controller with an external SSD, running Ubunto, and I want to create a complete clone to a USB stick. Size isn't a problem. I have 60 gigs on my target and only 8 gigs of data. I ...
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I mounted the Windows Server iso on a virtual drive and I think it wiped my computer

After mounting, I ran the setup, and now I can only run the Windows Server 2016 command prompt on what appears to be a blank computer. This is all that shows up when I boot the computer, and there are ...
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How can ISO 9660 coexist with a Linux filesystem on a Live CD partition?

I'm confused by this. My understanding is that a live CD is sometimes accessed through the ISO 9660 driver (like when you're accessing the file without booting), but obviously a different filesystem ...
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How Can I Execute DISM Through A Specific Source On Windows 10?

Right now I my computer crashes with errors like SystemService exception. It does this quite frequently. Especially if I run a GPU intensive application like a game. I've executed a DISM command for ...
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ISO file (CDFS) with dramatic overload (~500%)

A few years ago I started archiving my old PC games so I can get rid of the actual physical CDs. A few days ago I wanted to play one of those old games, copied CD content to HDD so I don't have to ...
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Removing Kubuntu and Installing Windows instead

A friend gave me his Asus netbook to use for school and has Kubuntu 14.10 installed on it. I would like to remove Kubuntu and install Windows instead. I have the Windows .iso file but have not been ...
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How to turn a raw.gz image file into a bootable ISO?

I have a raw.gz custom image file that was an image capture someone sent to me. I was able to use Rufus put this on to a USB and boot from it, however I am trying to turn the file into a bootable ISO. ...
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Linux: cannot install packages from installation USB drive

I installed Devuan/Debian Linux from a USB drive net installation ISO. Everything is fine, but just the essentials have been installed. Now I cannot have internet access, I have an USB drive with ...
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Booting Kali from iso on lvm volume - no live filesystem found

I am trying to boot Kali from an iso file located on an LVM volume. As far as I can tell, initramfs does not activate the volume group where the iso is located, so the live iso filesystem is not ...
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Devuan/Debian Linux USB installation issue

I am trying to install Devuan Linux (a Debian derivative), but I get stuck at the beginning. Downloaded the DVD ISO: devuan_ascii_2.0.0_amd64_dvd-1.iso Decompressed the ISO file on a USB key with ...
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Error when making kickstart image on CentOS 7

Prior to posting, I read this: Creating a Centos 7 iso with kickstart I'm trying to make a kickstart build of Linux and have a bootable ISO as a result. I'm using CentOS 7. My problem is when I ...