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How to burn ISO Image to DVD/CD ?

How can I write ISO file to CD or DVD?

Many products are posted as ISO-9660 image files. An ISO-9660 image file is an exact representation of a CD or DVD, including the content and the logical format. The most common use of an image file is to write it to a blank CD-R or DVD-R, resulting in an identical copy of the original disc including file name and volume label information. ISO image files may also be opened and their contents copied to a local folder, much like ZIP files. ISO files may also be virtually mounted and accessed as a device.

Writing ISO files to CD/DVD. Most CD/DVD writing software includes a feature to create a CD/DVD from an ISO image file. Below are instructions for some popular applications:

ISO Recorder Power Toy

ISO Recorder is a Windows XP freeware utility that uses native Windows XP functions to write images to a CD. You can download this utility from the author’s Web page. When the program is installed, it is automatically associated with the ISO file extension in Windows Explorer.

For more information about this utility, visit the author’s Web page at http://isorecorder.alexfeinman.com/isorecorder.htm

Steps to create a CD if you have installed ISO Recorder Power Toy:

  1. Download the ISO CD image to a folder on your computer.
  2. Insert a blank CD in your CD-RW drive.
  3. Start Windows Explorer.
  4. Locate the ISO file, right-click the file name, and then click Copy image to CD to open the ISO Recorder Wizard.
  5. Follow the steps in the wizard to write the image to the CD.

Another alternate method:

  1. You can also right-click your CD-R drive and choose Copy Image to CD.
  2. In the new window browse to the ISO file and click Next.

Nero – Burning ROM (Ahead Software)

You can use Nero Burning ROM to record a CD from an ISO file. For more information about this program, visit the Ahead Software Web site at: http://www.ahead.de

  1. Steps to create a CD if you have installed Nero – Burning ROM:
  2. Download the ISO CD image to a folder on your computer.
  3. Insert a blank CD in your CD-RW drive.
  4. Start Nero Burning.
  5. Follow the wizard steps to select Data CD creation.
  6. When the wizard closes, click Burn Image on the File menu.
  7. In the Open dialog box, select the ISO file, and then click Open.
  8. In the wizard, click Burn to write the image to the CD.

EasyCD Creator (Roxio)

You can use EasyCD Creator to create a CD from an ISO file. When the program is installed, it is automatically associated with the ISO file extension in Windows Explorer. For more information about this program, visit the Roxio Web site at: http://www.roxio.com

Steps to create a CD if you have installed EasyCD Creator:

  1. Download the ISO CD image to a folder on your computer.
  2. Insert a blank CD in your CD-RW drive.
  3. Start Windows Explorer.
  4. Locate the ISO file, right-click the file name, and then click Open to start EasyCD.
  5. In the Write Method section of the CD Creation Setup dialog box, click Disk at Once for optimum recording performance.
  6. Click OK to write the image to the CD.

Thanks to NTFS.com

Saturday, January 6, 2007 - Posted by | Computers, Windows XP Tips and Tricks

2 Comments »

  1. Wow! I am no computer techie but I did it so easily! Great help and more power to you! God bless

    Comment by Achelle | Monday, June 25, 2007 | Reply

  2. hmmmm…very interesting!
    Thanks google

    Comment by Haurse | Friday, January 18, 2008 | Reply


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