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

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adding preseed.cfg to debian11 image mini.iso causes hash sum error

Generated preseed.cfg, tested it on debian-11.3.0-amd64-netinst.iso - it works. I decided to use an even lighter option - mini.iso Added kernel keys: ... preseed/file=iso_pcbios_preseed.cfg ... The ...
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Adding Files to Custom Kali ISO Image

I am creating a custom Kali installer image that includes several additional files that I commonly use in every build (rather than adding it after it is installed). Following the Kali documentation (...
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How do I retrieve a Installation ISO file and product key from another hard drive?

My laptop, HP Pavilion is not working. I tried to power on with the power cable. It is not working. I want to remove the hard drive from inside the laptop and connect to my old laptop and copy the ISO ...
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Is it possible to create bootable USB stick by copying unpacked files?

What if instead of using special soft like Unetbootin or Rufus do the following way. Unpack Iso, then select and copy files to the stick via file manager. Will such stick be bootable? If so then what ...
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Is it expected behavior when a Windows 8.1 iso file says Unknown Publisher?

Using a Windows 10 PC, I downloaded Windows 8.1 iso using a link from here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/software-download/windows8ISO in order to re-install Windows 8.1 on another machine. When I ...
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Use a .img image as a read-only disk or Optical drive in VirtualBox

I have read How to create a virtual machine from a .img disk image? but here the goal is slightly different. With a VirtualBox machine, I know how to: add a .vdi disk mount a .iso as a (read-only) ...
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Why and how does Rufus use FAT32 for a bootable Linux ISO?

I never paid attention to this detail, and always thought that Rufus writes "the original ISO image" to the destination disk without changing anything. But today I noticed that when writing ...
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How to burn a distro iso on Windows?

I use Windows 10 home and I consider to migrate to Ubuntu. I took an empty disk-on-key (DoK) and putted inside it a Ubuntu 22.04 iso file. My Dell Latitude 5580 laptop is "modern" in the ...
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Do preinstalled apps in offline Windows 10 image get deleted during Windows Installation/Setup?

I have a fresh Windows 10 image and I've been trying to preinstall an appx package to the offline image. Based on Microsoft's docs I extracted the ISO that I downloaded from Microsoft, then I ran the ...
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Is there a way to put an split an ISO file onto 2 USB drives too small for it?

So I have 2 4GB USB drives and I want to split an ISO file between the two of them. (As in like a "Insert Disk 2" situation) Are there anyways I can go about doing this? All of the questions ...
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SHA1, SHA256 or MD5 hash of Windows 7 SP1 installation ISO [closed]

I know that Windows 7 is end-of-life, but for software testing and other reasons, I need to reinstall a Windows 7 from the original ISO. I'm specifically looking for "Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit ...
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How to boot dd generated Win95 Image?

I want to boot an old Win95 Image, that I generated with dd by a real drive. qemu-system-x86_64 -cpu pentium3 -m 512 -rtc clock=host,base=localtime -drive file=win95.iso,format=raw results in qemu ...
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How to make bootable ISO from modified Debian 11

I have modified a Debian 11 system. I want to make a bootable installation ISO for it. I have used Systemback and Linux Live Kit already, but the file they generate exceeds 4GB. What do I do?
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How to mount HD with ISO UDF volume in Windows

Under Linux I can create an ISO image with UDF filesystem, using K3b for instance. Then I can copy such ISO image to the hard disk, using dd command for instance. Connecting such preapared hard disk ...
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Is it feasible to download win10 iso from a win10 machine? [duplicate]

I accessed the url https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/software-download/windows10ISO from my mac and got this page Clicking the button pointed out by the red arrow starts downloading the iso file. ...
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Installing O365 via powershell inside an ISO file

I created an Office 365 installer where it does the local installation and dynamically changes the SourcePath, and I need to run it from an ISO file (I normally use USB's, but in VM's I use ISO) ...
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mount operation not permitted in ChromeOS developer mode

I want to install texlive on my Chromebook by enabling the builtin developer mode of ChromeOS, which runs debian on a virtual machine. So, I downloaded the ISO file of texlive from here. The problem ...
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Trying to download windows 10 to Macbook Pro OS High Sierra using bootable flash drive

I have been reading similar threads from years ago so I thought I would ask my own specific question. I have an old MBP mid 2010 , updated with SSD with 512GB, and 2 8gb RAM. I would like to install ...
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Infrarecorder created ISO cannot be mounted in Win10, anyway to fix?

Infrarecorder (v0.53.0.0 portable) created ISO cannot be mounted in Win10, anyway to fix? How to reproduce error: insert disc (tried audio & data CD), in Infrarecorder click Read Disc, ISO ...
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Is it possible to customize an Ubuntu or Debian live system while keeping the secure boot (microsoft keys) compatibility?

I would like to create a customized live system of either ubuntu or debian while keeping it compatible with the microsoft secure-boot keys, allowing computers to boot this live-system without fiddling ...
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Can't automount partition that contain the booting iso file

I have a strange problem i am dual booting windows with chromeos from iso file using grub2 i am using the following udev rules ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEMS=="block", ATTRS{removable}==...
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How to make a iso boot while turning on PC

How to make an ISO file I have in the internal storage of my computer boot as the PC starts up or like an actual bootable ISO as a boot option in the boot manager so that it boots up as a bootable ...
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ISO vs Virtual Disk (qcow2, vhd etc.)

What are the actual technical differences apart from ISO being read only and their purposes? Can I convert an ISO image to a virtual disk (Ex: qcow2) without changing its content? If that is possible ...
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Trying to turn a bootable usb drive back to being non bootable

I am using Windows 10. I used balenaEtcher to flash a usb drive with some Linux distro iso, but now I am trying to flash it with another iso and am failing: I highly suspect this is because the USB ...
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Loading VirtualBox with Windows 10 Enterprise results in a plaid screen and nothing else

I'm trying to load Windows 10 enterprise in VirtualBox and when I start the VM I get a screen that's just a field of green and orange plaid and nothing else. Any idea where this went wrong? Would an ...
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Create custom Windows10 image [closed]

I would like to create an image that's a copy of my w10 installation, so I can later create a VM with it. I would like to have my VM startup with the same files and configuration in the same folders. ...
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How do I programmatically read files from an ISO or disk image in powershell?

I would like to read files from an ISO disk image as part of a powershell script. Because this is an automated process and the disk will only be open temporarily, I would like to avoid allocating ...
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Need help making bootable USB

Here's what I've tried on my Ubuntu system: I downloaded Windows 10 ISO from Microsoft. I copied the files to a different directory and also copied an autounattend.xml file there for automatic ...
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Multibootusb - Trinity Rescue Kit not working

What I would like to do: I would like to setup a multi-boot usb using multibootusb. It shall include Trinity-Rescue and a few other iso's. The problem: Multiple iso fail to start when installing them ...
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Rufus - Formatting interrupted by device going to sleep; now says invalid cluster size

Title gives a good summary, but here is a more verbose description: Background: I am using Windows 10 on a MacBook 2019 13" w/ TouchBar (removed macOS); the device typically "crashes" (...
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Save/backup Ubuntu server with users and state over SSH to image or similar

I have a remote Ubuntu server which I will install a small software stack on, set up one user, configure the firewall, and change a few systems setting on. After I have done that I would like to back ...
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Error when creating W7 iso from disk - "access denied"

I need to create a W7 VM on Virtual Box. Virtual Box requires an .iso image of the OS to be installed. To create the .ios image, ive loaded a W7 install CD i have into a USB CD enclosure (as i dont ...
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How to enable S Mode in Windows 10?

(I before also asked many questions about S Mode, but I want the latest Windows 10 Pro to be in S Mode as I couldn't update Windows 10 S). I followed this article on enabling S Mode for ISO to clean ...
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Why VMWARE is asking me to select the OS when there is an OS in the Iso?

I am using Vmware and I downloaded a Kali Linux Iso. This means that a linux OS is inside the ISO, right? If that's the case why do I need to choose a OS when creating a Virtual Machine in Vmware? I ...
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QEMU aarch64 on ARM Mac never boots and only shows (qemu) prompt

I'm trying to emulate aarch64 and/or arm using qemu on ARM/M1 macOS. However, after multiple installer isos (ubuntu aarch64, standard alpine aarch64, etc) I can't seem to get anything but a blank ...
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How to create VMware-ESXi bootable USB in Linux

How to create VMware-ESXi bootable USB in Linux using the VMware-VMvisor-Installer-7.0U3-18644231.x86_64.iso ? Simply dd-ing the iso don't work {usb doesn't show up in boot menu} and web suggests to ...
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grub-mkrescue wont make an ISO but it wont make the iso without any output

I'm following this tutorial, and i was able to make every single file and folder, but i cant seem to make an ISO file, i am trying to run grub-mkrescue iso --output=kern.iso in the root directory but ...
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Poweriso doesn't accept parameter -add why?

I use CMD to run a command to make a .iso file. Based on https://www.poweriso.com/tutorials/command-line-argus.htm this should be a correct command set piso="%programfiles%\PowerIso\piso.exe"...
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Can ZFS and BtrFS handle files larger than physical discs?

Are ZFS and BtrFS able to handle files that are larger than one physical disk so that such a huge file spans over multiple physical discs? I consider lifting up my file server to a VM. Currently the ...
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installing a new SSD in laptop, optimal way to iso the old SSD to run as virtual MC when new drive installed

I got here from SO, could I hear thoughts on below. I have had a search of the forums and can't find a direct hit for my query. I am upgrading my 500gb SSD in my XPS13 to a 2tb Samsung imminently I ...
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Can I buy a Windows 11 installation disc or usb with key?

As in go to a computer store, or online and buy a legal genuine physical copy of Windows 11 as DVD installation media or USB drive, with a key. Then use this to clean install on a computer and enter ...
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Creating custom OL8 ISO fails to find grub2 package

I'm trying to build a custom Oracle Linux 8 ISO using the steps described here: https://www.golinuxcloud.com/create-custom-iso-rhel-centos-8/ Everything starts out fine, the ISO is bootable, the ...
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Windows 11 issue

I have downloaded the official Windows 11 ISO from Microsoft and burned it with Rufus, but when I tried to install it on my second PC, a shortcut virus appeared and removed these 3 files (Autorun, ...
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How can I covert an ISO file to VDI and use it with Virtual box?

I have an ISO file that contains some backup files. I made it with this command. genisoimage -o backup.iso /var/backups I want to convert this file to a .vdi file so that I can attach it to a ...
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Convert a Live Windows ISO to a Non-Read Only Boot Image

I have a tiny windows boot ISO whos contents is not like a typical windows or windows CD file layout. The ISO boots fine in a VM however I obvioustly cannot customize the OS because the ISO is read ...
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Convert EXE to a bootable ISO image

I have an exe file which i want to convert into ISO as a bootable image.. (like an OS which may run on a VM) Is this possible by any means? btw, i have: Windows 7 SP1 in x86 laptop
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Batch Extract Folder of *.iso

I'm trying to take a folder full of disc images (ISO) and create a subfolder for each ISO (using the ISO's name), mount the ISO, and copy all of the content into that folder. I need it to loop so it ...
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Change Windows Bootmedia using Powershell

Shortly: I am trying to set mounted ISO (drive D) as a boot media after computer restart via PowerShell just once. I have a couple of computers (with only one drive) on home network that I want to ...
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Downloading and opening an incomplete ISO

How do I go about downloading and opening an ISO partially (just want a single thing at probably the beginning of the ISO)? Is it possible?
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why I can't load my iso file in virtualbox?

I have one iso of exactly 512 bytes that only contain a master boot record and I can't load it in virtualbox. It says "Could not get the storage format of the medium 'C:\Users\name\Desktop\info\e....
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