Bootable DVD rescue disk + TIB files

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  1. inclusion

    inclusion Registered Member

    Aug 26, 2005
    There have been a number of posts asking:

    1. How to create a bootable DVD rescue disk;
    2. How to add backup TIB files to the same boot disk

    I use a very simple method to do both and it works flawlessly. The method requires an ISO image editing software. I use UltraISO.

    Here's the procedure:

    1. Open UltraISO and create an ISO image of the bootable rescue CD;
    2. Burn the ISO image to a DVD disk using Nero;

    Now you have a bootable DVD rescue disk. UltraISO has a built-in burning tool but it can't take an ISO image of a CD, resize it, and put it on a DVD disk. Nero does.

    You can go on and add the TIB's to the bootable DVD disk. To do so, you probably want to use a DVD+/-RW instead of DVD+/-R in step 2.

    3. Open UltraISO and create an ISO image of the bootable DVD disk you just created;
    4. Open the ISO image in UltraISO;
    5. Add TIB's to the ISO image (don't exceed DVD disk capacity);
    6. Save the image to hard drive;
    7. Burn the saved ISO image to a DVD disk;

    That's it, folks. You can boot into TI from the DVD disk AND you will see all the TIB files on the same disk.
  2. Menorcaman

    Menorcaman Retired Moderator

    Aug 19, 2004
    Menorca (Balearic Islands) Spain
    Hello inclusion,

    Wdormann and I have both been there, done that and got our T shirts!! ;)

    This previous thread titled <How to create bootable rescue DVD(s):> contains 3 illustrated procedures for creating composite bootable rescue DVDs.

    1. Wdorman's original using WinISO + CD Shell + BCDW
    2. My updated version using WinISO + BCDW
    3. My latest procedure using UltraISO

  3. rasmond

    rasmond Registered Member

    Aug 20, 2005
    Both method I,ve try & it work fine. Well done.
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