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edit: I can copy files to the cd but do I need to extract the iso first? Extract Iso First. Then Burn the iso as a image to cd. Otherwise ...
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- 09-06-2012 #11
edit: I can copy files to the cd but do I need to extract the iso first?
In Windows> I have had good luck using Imageburn which is free to download and use. Just be sure to pick BURN IMAGE option in Menu.
How to write an image file to a disc using ImgBurn - Guides - ImgBurn Support Forum
- 09-06-2012 #12
- 09-06-2012 #13
Spybot killed Imageburn download
Spybot killed Imageburn's .exe due to malicious software?
- 09-06-2012 #14
- 09-06-2012 #15
Yeah, I used avast and it said ImgBurn was fine, opened it and it's nowhere to be found. I'm going to try your link.
- 09-06-2012 #16
writing vs. burning iso?
I can write the iso to cd but don't see an option to burn. Is there a difference?
- 09-06-2012 #17
No difference. Writing a CD is called burning because it's done with a laser and frankly it sounds cooler...
- 09-06-2012 #18
cool! I am burning the ubuntu iso now (and not the extracted files as they are not iso's). Some info:
OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name LAPTOP
System Manufacturer TOSHIBA
System Model Portable PC
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 6 GenuineIntel ~1496 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date TOSHIBA Version 1.20, 4/28/2004
SMBIOS Version 2.3
Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 46.82 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 1.13 GB
I am hoping ubuntu runs, I think it will. I don't think I can dual boot (thank you everyone who helped me figure this out) reasonably. I was looking at Lubuntu but am not finding a lot of info on it so sticking to ubuntu. I'm worried about the internet though...if I linux over windows and can't get on it I'm in trouble!
edit: finished burning and it says there was an error writing the disk and it may no longer be usable. Could this be due to using a windows program (which I did because I found it would) or to an actual error?
Last edited by Jackrabbit; 09-06-2012 at 05:37 PM. Reason: added info
- 09-06-2012 #19
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Don't open it, download some image burning software as suggested above or it won't work. When I last used windows, I downloaded a program called ImgBurn which worked to burn iso images.
- 09-06-2012 #20
I did download ImgBurn, Spybot hated it, I used vista to check it and it came out fine, ran the exe and can't find it now. Any help?
edit: It gives me the option of erasing the disk...it's a CD-RW.
Last edited by Jackrabbit; 09-06-2012 at 05:44 PM. Reason: added info