how to install .iso files

By CCCC ยท 4 replies
Oct 4, 2005
  1. Hi.

    Recently I had trouble with system overheating while playing (pc dvd) video games due to dvd drive working excessively. So I decided to make an .iso file and not use dvd/drive at all.

    I saved .ISO, used winrar to extract the files and managed to install it but after clicking "game icon" to start playing it says "no disc inserted"?

    I don't get it, it installed properly, shouldn't it be able to recognise all the files and everything?

    Any ideas? What am I doing wrong?

  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    As it says, it wants a disc. You will have to use some virtual CD software like Daemon Tools or Alcohol.
  3. soulasassin

    soulasassin TS Rookie

    alcohol 120 would be best, basically it sets aside a portion of ur hard drive to use as a virtual cd/dvd drive. simply install alcohol, copy across the files and u shud be good to go
  4. carterpa

    carterpa TS Rookie

    personally i find Daemon Tools much easier to use.
    Download it here:

    Just install it (no restart required) and click once on the icon in the taskbar. Click on virtual drives and selct how many "drives" you want. then click mount image, and browse to where your keeping the .iso file. Takes about 4 seconds and your ready to go. I found it great
  5. Piemii

    Piemii TS Rookie

    Hello, i tried to use Daemon tools to start my program, but the program still said that the wrong disc was inserted. I have even tried burning my own disc, but it still says incorrect disc. Do you know how i could overcome this problem?
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