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post #1 of 17
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ok i got iso buster and i burned the iso file to a cd-rw using nero then stuck it in my computer with a formated 40gig hdd and nothing!!!

what do i need to do to make the cd boot?

i have never used iso files though i know what they are have i missed something.

BTW, very very very new to linux in fact i have never ever even seen what linux looks like nor used it in anyway shape or form.
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post #2 of 17
THere usually is a button like f10 or something. Or just go inot your BIOS and set the first boot device to cdrom
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post #3 of 17
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lol not a puter noob here lol just new to installing linux based os's hehe!

my cd-rom is always primary with hdd secondary!

I burned the actual file to a cd-rom i also tried copy and paste niether seemed to work!

what do i need to do to the iso file in order to make it boot?
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post #4 of 17
reboot , press <f1> before you get to windows[or <del> or <f2>] then look around you will see a thing that says boot order, make sure that you set a cd to boot before the hd
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post #5 of 17
If you don't have an actualy program to burn images you can just extract the iso somewhere, and take ALL the files it extracted and place it on the cd like that.
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post #6 of 17
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yep i have an iso burner program and i burned the complete iso image to disk that is what is on the cd now and it is completely intact with no errors and the boot file is there aswell
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post #7 of 17
try using Alcohol 120% to burn the ISO
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mAGIC ISO OR ALCOHOL TRIAL
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post #9 of 17

Did you use the burn image option under Nero and not just burn it as data.
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post #10 of 17
Thread Starter 
i did exactly what is showed in the above post
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