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#1 jayzce

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Posted 08 April 2007 - 01:10 AM

need your help guys i have downloaded an ISO file. rar compressed. How can i use this? i have tried using winrar to unpack it but when i'm trying to install it i can't continue the install screen comes up but after clicking on install nothing happens. No error or whatsoever. How can i install this file? Please i need some help.


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#2 Walkman

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Posted 08 April 2007 - 01:20 AM

You need to download a virtual cd/dvd drive called

DAEMON Tools.
http://www.daemon-tools.cc

Get the older version 3.47


When you install it, load the .iso file into it, and it will automatically run the program..... that's if it has an autorun file in it.


Also, if you were familiar with .iso files, you could use a burner software like Nero or others, and it'll burn the .iso file to disc for you. What will happen is the files inside of the .iso will get extracted and tranferred to disc automatically.

And for future references, an .iso is nothing more than a .zip , .rar type compression. That's all it is, compressed files/folders.

#3 jgweed

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Posted 08 April 2007 - 08:15 AM

For future reference an .iso file is a file that contains a complete image of a disk. In a way, the file structure itself compresses it, but an .iso file is not always transmitted in what one would normally call a compressed format (.rar, for example).
http://www.magiciso.com/tutorials/miso-whatiso.htm
http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/I/ISO_image.html

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