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Create bootable CD.

By ziggy2004
Oct 5, 2004
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  1. Hello all,
    I'm using Powerquest Drive Image 7 to create an image of my "system" HDD onto my "backup" HDD. However, I have come across a little problem, I don't have the installation CD required to reboot the system and restore the image I made of the HDD. I have the downloaded version of Drive Image.

    So, my question is, how do I make a bootable CD so I can restore my HDD?

    Any advice/information is greatly appreciated,
    Thanx,
    ziggy2004
  2. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 6,504   +6

    If you have Easy CD creator....

    You can make one easily if you have Roxio Easy CD creator, just select "bootable CD" as the project type, and have a Windows 98 boot disk on standby. Roxio will copy the bootsector from the floppy and use it for the CD.

    I am sure you can do a similar thing in Nero.
  3. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 8,165

    Go to \[Driveimage]\Rescueme\OS2DOS and run the batchfile MAKEDISK.BAT
    You need 2 1.4MB floppies. It will create a bootable floppy-version of DI, with which you can restore your image or make/restore an image on any PC for that matter.
  4. ziggy2004

    ziggy2004 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hello realblackstuff,
    I would like to know if you, or someone else, can elaborate on "How" to make the bootable CD, or if someone has an .iso image of the disk or something.

    Thanx again,
    ziggy2004
  5. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Rookie Posts: 2,871

  6. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 8,165

    Why bother with a CD if you can do it so easily with a Floppy?
  7. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,916   +9

    Not every PC has a floppy drive these days.
  8. Liquidlen

    Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,646

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