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other kinds of ISO's used as live disks


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#1 cafejose

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Posted 06 April 2015 - 02:24 PM

What other things and types of ISO's can be found as used, other than the iso's burnable to CD's and DVD's to be used as live disks?  I already aware of live disks for different linuxes.  I'm interested to know about other ISO uses and types.


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Posted 06 April 2015 - 02:31 PM

I only know of rescue disks from certain AV vendors i.e. Kaspersky Rescue Disk. That is the other use of bootable isos apart from live Linux CDs that I'm aware of.

(actually the rescue disks themselves are deviations of Linux too, with integrated AV scanning engines)

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Posted 07 April 2015 - 11:18 AM

I have PartedMagic on a USB stick, very useful! https://partedmagic.com/ ($9 for latest, $49 for 1 yr subscription ie: new builds etc)

Last Free Version (8/2013, MajorGeeks): http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/parted_magic.html


Edited by Union_Thug, 07 April 2015 - 11:20 AM.





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