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jsthomson
Hey,

This is all very simple I know but the ISO file I burned to the CD is not working.

I have followed the steps on how to create it. There were no errors when using UBCD4Win and it was burned to CD with no errors either.

Please help asap need laptop for tomorrow.

Regards,

jsthomson
jaclaz
Maybe if you post WHAT w00t.gif you are trying to do and WHICH .iso are you trying to create/burn, it may help....whistling.gif

jaclaz
jsthomson
QUOTE (jaclaz @ Oct 17 2010, 12:45 PM) *
Maybe if you post WHAT w00t.gif you are trying to do and WHICH .iso are you trying to create/burn, it may help....whistling.gif

jaclaz

I'm just trying to create UBCD .iso to unlock the win password on XP machine.

jsthomson
jsthomson
Ideally I would like to get it onto my usb pen drive but not really tried that cos the ISO file is not working on the CD yet.

jsthomson
jaclaz
UBCD as in UBCD:
http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/

or
UBCD4WIN as in UBCD4WIN:
http://www.ubcd4win.com/

Amyway I seem to gather that you have NOT a problem with creating a .iso but rather with burning it to CD.

Please FORGET (temporarily) ANYTHING you have read ANYWHERE or learned in years of using the PC and follow these steps:
  1. get IMGBURN:
    http://www.imgburn.com/
  2. burn the .iso following this guide:
    http://forum.imgburn.com/index.php?showtopic=61


Report.

jaclaz
rdsok
QUOTE (jsthomson @ Oct 17 2010, 12:51 PM) *
Ideally I would like to get it onto my usb pen drive but not really tried that cos the ISO file is not working on the CD yet.

jsthomson


This is probably as jaclaz suspects... you've more than likely just burned the ISO file to the disk instead of doing it properly and burning it as an image as you were supposed to do. That is the most common error made by users unfamiliar with ISO image files. ISO files are not bootable if that is all that is burned to the disk.

You can easily tell if that is the problem... look at the files on the disk and if all you see is an ISO, then that was the mistake that was made.

It is also possible that you didn't setup your computer to boot from CD/DVD... the method to do this varies greatly from system to system. Some require that you change a BIOS setting... some allow you to select your boot device by pressing a key.


You may also have another option available to you... In fact in XP it is by default that the Administrator account has no password. Boot into Safe Mode and then select the Administrator account instead of a user account... You can then delect the password for the user account from the control panel.
Juozas
Let me clarify the situation: Have you copied the iso file into disk file list and burnt it or used one as image file? If you see only one file after inserting the disk onto cdrom the thing is that you done it wrong.

Other possible errors, if you see file list correctly or autorun event fires, may be that ether software you used isn't burning the disk as the data in the image is w/o actually modifying destructively it or the pc BIOS isn't set correctly.

Check the BIOS if your pc is capable of booting cd's and adjust boot order if necassery, and also try on the other working pc too.

Try a software especially designed for burning the CD images. There's alot freewares. p.s. The one I'm using for PE images and such more is ImgBurn btw.
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