Making bootable DVD from copied windows disk file

By kbthakur
Sep 23, 2015
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  1. One day I without any reason had copied the files from a windows 7 dvd along with the activation code on my pc. But unfortunately the original disk is missing now. Can I now make a bootable dvd from that copied file of the disk? And how ?
  2. bazz2004

    bazz2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,213   +200

    A copy of the files on the disk won't be bootable. Saving the disk as an ISO file would have enabled you to make a usable disk. You should be able to download an ISO for Windows 7 from Microsoft.
  3. kbthakur

    kbthakur TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you for information.
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,430   +2,822

    Quoted text from the three linked pages within that page.
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  5. JamesandBennie

    JamesandBennie TS Booster Posts: 162   +14

    You can create a bootable DVD with some third-party backup tools. pretty sure they can do it well. free ones are easeus todo backup free, Macrium reflect free and paragon backup&recovery free.

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