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Questions tagged [iso]

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How long does it take to convert a cdr to an iso? [closed]

I ran the command sudo dd if=/dev/disk# of=/Volumes/Path/To.iso at about 6am this morning. It's now almost 2pm and the command is still running. The cdr input image is about 300GBs. I have a Late ...
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How Do I Create A VirtualBox VM From An Existing macOS Mojave APFS Volume?

I saw a related post but the instructions were specific to VMware Fusion, which I am not using. With Carbon Copy Cloner, I created a bootable backup of the existing macOS Mojave installation that I ...
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How to boot some Windows LiveCD iso on Macbook?

I have a mid-2012 Macbook and got curious how do I boot a Windows-based rescue LiveCD from a USB stick? There are some projects like "Mac Linux USB Loader" - it loads a UEFI bootstrap on your USB, ...
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Encrypt a DVD-RW?

While I can create an encrypted thumb drive easily enough with Disk Utility, I wonder how can I create an encrypted DVD+R disc which, when I put it in the drive, causes MacOS to ask me for a password?
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Converting iso to img but hdiutil doesn't recognize iso file

I am trying to convert a iso file to img file using the hdiutil command in the cli terminal but it seems my hdiutil won't recognize the iso. hdiutil convert /mypathdir/ubuntu-16.04.4-desktop-amd64....
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How can I create a CD installer in ISO format for macOS High Sierra?

For the last couple of macOS versions, it has been standard to upgrade the system from a downloaded package, or to create an installation USB drive. However, how can I make an installer that boots ...
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How to boot from ISO without USB stick or DVD on Mac OS X 10.4.11 Tiger

I would like to know a way to boot from an ISO disk image on my iMac running MacOS X Tiger. I DON'T want to use a USB stick or a DVD. Is this possible?
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How to make bootable CDROM or USB from floppy?

I have a bootable floppy that boots just fine on old PCs. I want to boot it however on my 2015 Macbook Pro, which does not have the BIOS (whereas my 2013 MBP did). So I cannot on the 2015 model even ...
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Generalizable guide to convert .dmg to .iso bootable for Lion to Sierra

OS installs are now distributed as .dmgs. Is there a generalizable guide to converting .dmgs to bootable iso's on macOS? Related How can I convert a DMG to ISO on Mac OS X (preferably for free)? ...
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Making an installable ISO of Bootcamp drive

I have the 2016 MBP and built up my Windows 10 installation just as I would like it. To speed up recovery and re-installation to it's current point I would like to backup the Bootcamp drive so that I ...
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Testing a website using Safari on Linux

I run linux and use virtualbox to cross browser test my website. I have Windows10 and Windows7 within virtual box which allows me to test the site with IE and Edge browsers. I have never used Apple/...
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How to convert an .iso file to .dmg in terminal?

I want to convert an .iso to .dmg, how can I do this from Terminal?
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Bootcamp Refuses to create boot drive because iso is too large?

all. I am a longtime bootcamp user and have dealt with a fair amount of its crazy errors, but this new one really has me stumped. So I recently deleted my windows 7 partition because it refused to ...
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How to burn Windows 10 ISO to USB? [duplicate]

I've been googling for hours; everything I can find either is for Bootcamp or doesn't work. So, I have a clean PC that I want to install Win10 on; I also have a Mac with a Win10 ISO and a flash drive;...
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How to create a macOS Sierra iso installer successfully?

I want to test Sierra before fully installing it on my computer by creating a Sierra iso installer, which I can use on Virtual Box. When I attempt the first step below (mount the installer image) I ...
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DMG Equivalent on Windows [closed]

I have a folder to distribute. On Mac, I can put all the folder's contents into a DMG, which the user can just click to open and see all the contents. What is the equivalent on Windows? Some have ...
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Problems Making a USB Windows Boot Drive - Then Booting my Mac from it

I've seen tutorials on how to make a windows usb/flash boot drive on a mac using a windows iso & bootcamp. I've also seen tutorials on how to boot a mac from a usb drive (hold down alt when ...
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How do you create an OS X ISO if you already have access to an iMac?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, and I want to create a virtual machine running OS X. I have a friend who owns an iMac with OS X Yosemite. Is there any way to create an ISO without downloading an installer? ...
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How to create bootable ISO from segmented Windows 7 image on El Capitan

I have a canned Windows 7 Enterprise image that is spread across 7 discs. However my Dell M90 has a bad optical drive and scratches discs. So I used my MBP and Toast Titanium 11.0.2 to create ISOs of ...
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Install VMware Fusion 5 from ISO image on my Mac

I have an ISO image of VMware Fusion 5 that I would like to install from on my iMac. How can I do it? I know I can install from a .dmg file and I now I can install from an ISO image when I already ...
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How to create an ISO from a file (not a directory)

I'm trying to perform some testing on old platforms. In this case, its Fedora 1 (circa 2002 or 2003). The VM software (VMware and VirtualBox) can't handle distros that old, so the guests don't have a ...
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.iso vs .img files for DVD images?

There seem to be multiple standards for image files representing the contents of a DVD. For example, iDVD creates .img files if told to burn a file rather than a DVD directly. However, Linux install ...
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Where to (legally) download Windows iso directly instead of using their .exe utility?

Recently, I installed Windows onto a bootcamp partition on my MBP by using an .iso image file of Windows that I downloaded directly from one of Microsoft's official websites (maybe it was www....
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I think my iphone 5's battery have some problem.

One day i charged my iphone till 90%to92% then in didn't use my phone and went to sleep after 10 hours I checked my phone and the battery is showing only 20% charge is left. In the meantime i didn't ...
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Issue with burning Linux .iso file using Disk Utility

I'm trying to create a Linux installation drive. I have an empty hard drive (MS-DOS format), and I already dragged the .iso file to the sidebar in the Disk Utility app. However when I press it the "...
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How to install Windows 8.1 on MacBook Pro from USB?

I'm on a 2011 MacBook Pro trying to install Windows 8.1 from a USB. I tried creating bootable FAT32 and NTFS USBs from my Windows ISO with Rufus, but still I don't see anything in Startup Disk in ...
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Bootcamp - No ISO Option

There is no option in the Bootcamp wizard to choose the Windows ISO.. Any ideas?
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Mac user name is causing irritations

My Desktop Mac is about four years old. I don't remember the original OS but it has been upgraded to Yosemite. At the time of purchase / original setup I don't remember what user accounts I set up. It ...
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Mount “Windows” part of hybrid ISO in OS X (10.9.5)

I have an old hybrid ISO, WAR2BNE (Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition) in fact, that I am trying and failing to mount. The problem with the auto-mounting is that it uses the Mac portion and I need access ...
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Using dd on video DVDs gets permission denied after about 700MB

I bought three movies on DVD on eBay. I am trying to make .iso backups onto my external hard drive. The first one I tried using Disk Utility, but it only produced a partial copy (without generating ...
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Official way to obtain an OS X ISO file

I'm trying to install OS X Mavericks in VirtualBox on Windows 8.1. I have VirtualBox installed and the VM set up, but I need an ISO file to install the operating system. I've searched around and ...
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Equivalents for genisoimage and qemu-img on Ubuntu

How do I achieve the same result on OS X 10.9 as I do on Ubuntu with commands: $ genisoimage -output init.iso -volid cidata -joliet -rock user-data meta-data and $ qemu-img convert -O raw disk.img ...
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How can OS X be installed from ISO file on a Mac?

How can OS X be installed from an ISO file on a Mac? I have downloaded OS X Mountain Lion ISO file (4.42GB) as my MacBook fails to boot and I want to do a fresh installation.
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How do I make an ISO image out of a folder using Toast?

I've seen guides on how to do it using Disk Utility and the hdutil command but when I search the net for something that involves using toast, I came up blank. I've looked around toast (version 11) ...
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How can I convert a DMG to ISO on Mac OS X (preferably for free)?

I have medical records within Windows software within a DMG disk image. How can I convert the DMG to an ISO format on Mac OS X? Is it possible to do it within Disk Utility or CLI easily, or do I need ...
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Is it possible to mount a DVD iso to look like it's a DVD drive?

I have an old game DVD (Chessmaster 9000) that I bought legit (I swear), and I would like to play it on my Mac Air, which has no optical drive. With another game (Civ V) I've had success data-dumping ...
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Can I “restore” an iso image to my hdd to be bootable?

I removed my superdrive a while back but now I want to install a linux partition on my macbook. I installed rEFInd as my boot manager but now I need to boot into the arch linux iso. Normally I would ...
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Image files made with Disk Utility creates parent folder

I'm using OS X 10.5.8., updated from 10.5.2. which I installed from the two installation DVDs that came with my MB404 MacBook. I recently found my original 10.5.2. installation DVDs, which I thought ...
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Copy Crucial SSD Firmware Update ISO to Bootable USB

I want to start with the Crucial SSD Firmware Update and copy the ISO to a bootable Mac USB stick, using a minimal set of tools. I hope that means using only built-in Mac software, such as Disk ...
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How to create ISO from Application Bundle

I have Mac OS X Mountain Lion as Application Bundle file. Burning the application to a disk is just like a data disk compilation on Nero. How do I convert this application bundle into ISO image so ...
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OSX Server guest within VirtualBox … where do I get the ISO

I'm trying to do things legit and purchased a copy of OSX Server to go along with my OSX install. I am running a MacBook Pro with Mountain Lion... so I'm OK from a hardware perspective. Now I'm ...
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Why doesn't tar recognize .iso files, even though the documentation says it should?

man tar says that OS X's tar implementation should be able to extract .iso files. tar creates and manipulates streaming archive files. This implementation can extract from tar, pax, cpio, zip, jar,...
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Copying ISO file to USB drive in OS X?

I have tried to copy an ISO file to a USB drive. I am unable to do it with Disk Utility. How can I copy the ISO file to a USB drive? But I get the below. I have enough space in the 16GB USB drive for ...
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Where can I find the latest release of Darwin?

I want a disk image (for installation). I've checked here and the 'Darwin Technologies' link there but couldn't seem to find anything. I want the Darwin (not any derivatives) and would much rather it ...
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How to convert Windows-based ISO for Mac OS X Installation DVD?

I made an ISO image from Mac OS X Snow Leopard Installation DVD using PowerISO on Windows machine. The ISO file size is 7.6GB, but when I mount the ISO using PowerISO, what I can see is only the files ...
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Using Windows 8 .img file to create a bootable USB thumb drive

Is it possible to create a bootable USB drive for installing Windows 8 without access to a copy of Windows? I know I could install a VM and install Windows there, then make the bootable drive and ...
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How to make a bootable USB key from an .iso image on Mac OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make a bootable USB flash drive for a MacBook Air? How to make a bootable USB key from any .iso image on Mac OS X?
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Why is parallels giving me the error “there is no disk in the drive”?

I installed parallels on my macbook pro and i installed windows 7 iso via a DVD. at first everything looked fine exception now I am now trying to compile an asp.net-mvc app in visual studio and i get ...
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Do I need to make my Windows 8 install disk bootable when using boot camp?

I have the Windows 8 consumer preview .iso which I plan to copy to a DVD to use with Boot Camp. Though my question is - when I burn the image to the disk, will I need to make the disk bootable to use ...
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Files in ISO DIsappear When Mounted

Some time ago I downloaded a QuickLook plugin that allowed me to look at the files in an ISO called Suspicious Package. I used this to inspect the contents of an ISO and it displayed this: And Finder ...