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what is a good utility to make an ISO image from floppy?

By Blue screen ·
i have a floppy diskette and want to make an iso image from it so i can burn to cd which program can do that?

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by abdul2776 In reply to what is a good utility to ...

use nero burner and burn the cd in iso bootable format, it will collected the data in the floppy which is a bootable diskette.

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by Blue screen In reply to what is a good utility to ...

how do i make it with nero?

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by TheChas In reply to what is a good utility to ...

An ISO image file is simply a single file to create a CD from. The ISO format makes it easy to download an entire CD from a network.

If you have a bootable floppy, you don't need to create an ISO image first.

What you do need to do, is to make the CD a bootable CD when you burn the files from the floppy onto the CD.

Her is a link to one method:

I recommend copying the files from the floppy onto your hard drive as floppy access speeds may be slower than your burning speed.


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by Halfpint In reply to what is a good utility to ...

We've used this tiny piece of software to create boot disks for Fedora and Gentoo

On reflection, not quite what you are looking for but very useful.

Best of luck.


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by sgt_shultz In reply to what is a good utility to ...

yes, you will need 3rd party stuff to do this, nero is good. how depends on the version. look in Help. it might be in BackUp or might be in Job Properties. just look around. it is a little obscure but it is in there

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by ComputerCookie In reply to what is a good utility to ...

Why do you want to boot from a CD?

Plenty of tools available for free, what is it you wish to do and which O/S are you using (e.g. Hitachi offer some good ISO tools to configure and chech HDD performance and reliability), why not run a batch file?

There is plenty of tools available, what is the purpose?

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by wito In reply to what is a good utility to ...

UltarISO is one of the best software to accomplish your target

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by ley In reply to what is a good utility to ...

You don't describe the purpose you want to use it for, but i use MagicISO for creating a multi-bootable cd, so You'll get a CD with tens of bootable floppy images. Very handy.

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by matt_o In reply to what is a good utility to ...

My cd burner came bundled with NTI CD-Maker 2000 Plus Edition. To make a bootable CD with itis simple. First make a boot diskette. The diskette should load all the drivers you need - esp. the CD drivers. Then create a data cd. Check the Bootable CD box. When you burn the cd - you will be asked for a bootable diskette. The program will copy and create a boot image before it starts the burning process. When you boot the CD, the contents of the floppy wil be on drive A: the rest of the file will be on the CD drive.

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