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Old 07-20-2006, 06:15 AM   #1
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i cant make a live cd

ive tried about 3 times now and i cant make a live cd i know im probably not doing something right and i need help

i download the .iso file from then i try to burn it to a cd and i feel like im forgetting something too because ill put it in my laptop and it will just sit there i have had live cd's before so i know it works on my laptop but i cant do it myself

any help would be greatly appreciated thanks.
Old 07-20-2006, 06:21 AM   #2
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Did you burn the .iso file to a correct type of disc, and correctly? A .iso image has to be burned as an image, not as data (is you burn it as data, you'll only get the .iso file on the CD; you need to burn it as an image, so it's "extracted" to the disc so you get the contents).

Also make sure you aren't burning a CD on a DVD..I don't know if this is possible, but I was THIS close to do such a mistake myself yesterday what a fool am I..
Old 07-20-2006, 06:28 AM   #3
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i burnt it to a cd-r and i have been saving it as data to the cd is a cd ok to use or do i need a dvd-r
Old 07-20-2006, 07:56 AM   #4
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If the ISO is a CD ISO, then it should be OK to burn it to a CD-R. Again, you need to burn the ISO as an image and not as "regular" data.
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