From ISO file to bootable CD

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  1. Coottie

    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    I found a nice little program for creating CDs from ISO files. It's called ISO recorder it's small but very effective.

    Once installed you just r-clk the iso file and your first option is Copy Image to CD. Select that and with just another click, you're burning. Soo easy a woman could do it. :rofl: j/k ladies

    http://isorecorder.alexfeinman.com/isorecorder.htm
     
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    I read but didn't see where it'll make a bootable CD.

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    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    err..uh...perhaps I mispoke. I guess if the ISO creates a bootable CD then it'll be bootable when burned.
     
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    :mad:

    damnit
     
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    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    Sorry...I didn't realize it would be an issue.

    I'm confused tho...if you have an ISO that doesn't or isn't supposed to create a bootable CD...what's the problem??? I can assure you, if the ISO is supposed to create a bootable CD it will work....at least it did for me.
     
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    I was hoping it would be a quick and easy way to put a non-bootable image on a CD and check a box to make it bootable. I'm being lazy, and this would have solved a problem I don't want to put much effort into fixing :big grin:
     
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    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    ahh...gotcha...perhaps you should write him and request that feature.
     
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    you do realize that nero does what you want, 7960 :mamoru:
     
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    I've never used nero becuase I'm not buying it and I'm not downloading/using illegal software unlike some people :mamoru:
     
  10. deusexaethera

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    Does it require the user to supply the bootable files? What I'd like to see is a simple PC-DOS bootable image that I can fill with whatever files I want, WITHOUT having to pretend the CD is a floppy disk in order to do it.
     
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    Nero does it! :mamoru:

    In addition to the more common "floppy-emulation" method (which nero does still support, btw) Nero also expands to support "hdd-emulation" with no 3rd party files required to function! Simply have your image built (iso, nrg, bin/cue, etc) and prepare a bootable cd!

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    decent burners (such as Sony, Pioneer, NEC, Lite-On) come with Nero for free. Otherwise, it can be purchased for only a few bucks OEM.
     
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    Not bad. How does it know which files in the image should be executed after bootup?
     
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    you can use your own custom boot image, or you can use the standard nero boot image... Using the nero image it loads up a basic DOS environment... You can use an autoexec.bat file from there to do any bootstrapping that you need done.
     
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    It's nice that it comes with a boot image. It would be nice if Roxio had that. But then, I've only twice wanted to burn a bootable CD, so I guess it wouldn't make much difference in my life.
     
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    roxio is shit. we've had this discussion before.
     
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    Yeah, we have. But the generic boot image included with Nero is the only feature that I would like to have, but don't have, and I'd almost never use it, so...:dunno:
     
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    I could send you the nero disk that I got with my burner.
     
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    Slid. I'm a guy.

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    I've used this a few times since this post, simple yet effective!
     

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