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davejames
01-02-2012, 09:51 PM
Hi All,

In the remaining efforts to recover from a very nasty malware attack last month, I've received the drivers for my E-MU 0202 USB audio front-end from Creative as an ISO file.

I've never dealt with an ISO file, and what reading I've done on the InterWeb has been confusing at best. So I'm posing my question to the knowledgeable people here.

I'm running Windows XP SP3 and I'd like to load an ISO file - how do I do this?


Thanks and Merry New Year!


***Update - solution found.

It was pointed out to me that my current install of Roxio could meet my needs, which it did very nicely. I now have a fully usable CD with all the drivers.

Thanks to all for your responses and suggestions!

4x5n
01-02-2012, 09:56 PM
Hi All,

In the remaining efforts to recover from a very nasty malware attack last month, I've received the drivers for my E-MU 0202 USB audio front-end from Creative as an ISO file.

I've never dealt with an ISO file, and what reading I've done on the InterWeb has been confusing at best. So I'm posing my question to the knowledgeable people here.

I'm running Windows XP SP3 and I'd like to load an ISO file - how do I do this?


Thanks and Merry New Year!

An ISO image is an image of a CD/DVD in a file form. Burn it to an optical disk.

Heater.
01-02-2012, 09:59 PM
Generally ISO files are images of CD ROMs. So the thing to do is use your favorite CDROM burning software to burn it to a CDROM. Then you can read all the files off the CD.

Having said that there must be programs around that allow you to look into that image file directly and extract what ever you want.
Yes, a google for "read iso image" turns this up as a first hit http://www.undisker.com/ and then many others.

Oh yes, check out winrar.

Publison
01-02-2012, 10:28 PM
If your computer is still up and running, and has a good CD burner, install:

http://www.freeisoburner.com/

H (http://www.freeisoburner.com/)ad an associate that needed to download and burn Bitdefender ISO. Worked like a champ.

Franklin
01-03-2012, 02:46 AM
You want to use software that will unpack the iso as it burns ( or a program that will "Burn disk image to a CD or DVD.") If you just copy it to a CD all you will have is the ISO on a CD and you still won't be able to use it.

Kevin Wood
01-03-2012, 04:58 AM
If you don't want to burn it to disk, you can use Virtual CloneDrive (http://www.slysoft.com/en/virtual-clonedrive.html) to create a virtual drive and mount it there. Then you can access it the same as a physical disk.

JLocke
01-03-2012, 05:18 AM
I use Daemon Tools Lite to create a virtual drive on my system. Mounting the ISO file then lets you use it as if it were a CD in a drive.

http://www.daemon-tools.cc/eng/products/dtLite

RDL2004
01-03-2012, 01:48 PM
7-Zip

http://www.7-zip.org/

This is one of those programs that everyone should have. It can open almost any compressed archive or disk image you will run across. It adds a 7-Zip option to your right-click menu. Just right-click on the .iso file, select "7-Zip > open archive" (it doesn't "associate" itself with any file types, so you can't just double-click to open).

davejames
01-04-2012, 02:54 PM
So, in great excitement I go to load the newly created installation disk...only to find out...I was sent...the.wrong.drivers!!!

(sigh)