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Ive got this copy of Windows xp from my friend and its a burned copy so its not protected. I need a copy of xp for some of the computers I have. I have OEM keys but not my actual XP disk. How would I go about copying or ripping these files? I cant just copy and past them somewhere can I?
Ive got nero if that helps any.

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Originally Posted by W4LNUT5;13741841 
No. In this case, the CD has already been redistributed... From the very beginning this thread has been against the ToS. The ONLY place it's acceptable to obtain a copy of a Windows Operating System is from Microsoft or one of MS's partners.

I'll make a list for you guys that applies to this thread..
  • Downloading a copy from the internet to burn = illegal/against ToS
  • Making a copy from a friends disk you do not own = illegal/against ToS
  • Making a backup of a disk you obtained legitimately = legal/acceptable (**provided you break no encryption)
  • Discussing how to burn/create an ISO disk Image you legally obtained = legal/acceptable (**provided you break no encryption)

http://www.overclock.net/windows/95814-software-piracy-discussion.html

http://www.overclock.net/windows/156182-oem-clarification.html

http://www.overclock.net/view.php?pg=rulestos
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post #2 of 14
What protection? You just use ultra iso burn a iso then burn it onto a disk done
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Thread Starter 
So what cut all the data to a folder go to nero and make an iso of the data?
Also I though ISO's were for using a program without a disk but DT or something like that.
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post #4 of 14
Just CDCopy it with Nero ..........


Nero Burning Rom, Click COPY, then make a "Image Copy" then you can burn when you want or mount at will
post #5 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kyubimark;13737267 
So what cut all the data to a folder go to nero and make an iso of the data?
Also I though ISO's were for using a program without a disk but DT or something like that.

you need to use a utility that recognizes the boot sector of the CD... if you copy the files to your hard drive, and then burn a CD of them, you may have a disc that will not boot...

you can easily make an ISO with just about everything out there.

ImgBurn is free, lightweight, full featured and updated regularly.

http://www.imgburn.com/index.php?act=download
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post #6 of 14
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Its says waiting for original disk. I dont know why it wont work.
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post #7 of 14
Use the free eval of this to make an iso of the disk:

http://www.ezbsystems.com/ultraiso/

Use your burning software of choice to burn the ISO.

Keep the ISO for when your CD gets scratched etc.
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Im making a cd image using that program. At least it went through.
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kyubimark;13737267 
So what cut all the data to a folder go to nero and make an iso of the data?
Also I though ISO's were for using a program without a disk but DT or something like that.

use power iso its free. Then click on make image. When its done pop in the cd then click on burn done. Do not use nero.
post #10 of 14
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Why not nero, isnt it supposed to be amazing?
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