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Burning a .iso file

By Reckoning
Aug 3, 2010
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  1. I have a .iso file everyone is saying works fine. I have Nero to burn with and I burned the file to a blank dvd but my comp won't boot to it. I have changed the boot sequence to boot from usb-dvd rom and other discs will boot fine but not this one. When I open the discs that work fine without running the autoplay option they have "application" or .exe file instead of a .iso file. I'm not sure what the problem is?
     
  2. LookinAround

    LookinAround TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 8,373   +167

    Are you burning it as an image file? Sounds like you;re burning it as though it were a data file (which is why you see an ISO file on the DVD. If burned correctly as an image file, you won't see it on the DVD) The ISO is actually the image of a DVD disc surface to be burned. It's not a data file

    Check your Nero Help directions for ISO or IMAGE
     
  3. Reckoning

    Reckoning TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 132

    Couldn't figure out how to burn the .iso file as a bootable disc but I tried the PowerISO program and it worked fine.
     


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