I found several old threads where similar situations were described with no practicable answer, so I ask again. Please forgive me if I am creating a redundant post but I have read the following threads with no answers:
and so I create my own post.
I have a PC with a new Hard Drive. It lives in my tool box and I use it for servicing hardware that requires Windows 7. I have the .iso file on my MacBook Pro running Sierra. I have converted it to DMG, IMG and it's still also ISO.
I have used terminal to create a clone of the disk (disk utility fails with an error whenever I try to do anything with it, even after clean erase and install. I have a Mac running Mavericks coming out of storage I have yet to try with, and a Mac mini on Sierra which also has issues with Disk Utility doing anything without failing.
Anyway, the PC is a Dell Latitude 2100 with no optical drive, so I have to figure out how to make this bootable USB stick. So far when I clone the iso the PC sees it as a boot option, but says it's not bootable.
I know this isn't a Windows forum, so it may not be the best place, but my hope is that someone here knows a way to make a Windows bootable from my Mac.
I know BootCamp Assistant does this, but since I do have an Optical Drive, my Mac can not access that feature.
Please help, I have been spending a few hours a day on this for over a week now.