Thursday, December 24, 2009

How to create a bootable installation CD/DVD in Windows

1) Download BBIE
2) extract bootable sector from a bootable disk
3) Download ImgBurn
4) Create a bootable image file

Run ImgBurn
Choose "Create image file from file/folders"
Include desired files and folders
Click "Advanced", "Bootable Disc" (sic), specify as "Boot Image" file the file you obtained in step 2).

Launch the process, it will result in a .img file.

5) Create CD/DVD

Relaunch ImgBurn
Choose "Write image file to disc"
Browse to the image file obtained in step 4).

If everything goes well, you should end up with a bootable CD/DVD.