Unable to create an bootable CD or USB drive using DiskImage tool

Author Lydie B on October 28, 2015 | Print | Bookmark
Last updated on November 4, 2015

Document relates to: DiskImage pro v7 and v10.


SUMMARY

Sometimes, the creation of a bootable CD or USB drive via DiskImage fails due to driver incompatibility.


SOLUTION

There is a workaround to create a bootable CD or USB drive using an ISO file and burning software.

 

STEP 1: Creation of an ISO file using DiskImage

  1. Open DiskImage. Go to the Tools tab, then click on Create Bootable disk.
    Laplink DiskImage Tools.

  2. Select which source you want to create the bootable CD from and click on Create.
    Preparing system configuration.

    NOTE: By default, it is on Windows Recovery environment. See Technical O&O Document: Create boot medium for more information.


  3. Once it is done, click on Next.
    Preparing system configuration.

    NOTE: Disregard the error message "Copying...failed by 2". It does not affect the creation of the iso file.


  4. Leave the first field blank. In the 2nd field, type the drive where the iso file will be stored and the iso file name (e.g C:/image.iso). Then click on Create.
    Creating bootable medium.

  5. Once it is done, click on Finish and close DiskImage.
    Creating bootable medium.


STEP 2: Burning an ISO file to a CD or USB drive

Click on the link below for the support media you want to use:
ISO to USB
ISO to CD


Burning an ISO file to a USB drive

  1. Download and install an USB burning software. In this article we are using ISO to USB software.

    NOTE: These 3rd party software are FREE and take little space: ISO to USB, Rufus or Windows USB/DVD Download Tool.


  2. Open ISO to USB.
    ISO file: Enter the path where the iso file is stored. In our example, the iso file is located in C:\image.iso.
    USB drive : Select the letter of your USB drive (e.g. E:).
    File system : FAT 32.
    Check the box Bootable, only supports Windows bootable ISO image. and click on Burn.
    ISO to USB.


Burning an ISO file to a CD

  1. Download and install an CD burning software. In this article we are using ImgBurn.

    NOTE: These 3rd party software are FREE and take little space: ImgBurn, CDBurnerXP or Windows USB/DVD Download Tool.


  2. Open ImgBurn and select Write image file to disk.
    ImgBurn.

  3. Source: Enter the path where the iso file is stored. In our example, the iso file is located in C:\image.iso.
    Destination: Select the letter of your CD drive (e.g. D:).
    Click on the icon Write.
    ImgBurn


This Article can be found by searching for:

Keywords:bootable disk, bootable USB drive,

Platforms: Win7, Win8/8.1, Win10

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