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Creating bootable Windows 2000/XP/2003 ISO (CDBurnerXP 3) (TTID #360)

Author: TACKtech Team   Views: 97,483 /  Created: January 27, 2006
Note: CDBurnerXP Professional 3.0.116 was using in this example.

- Download CDBurnerXP Pro (cdburnerxp.se | Filemirrors.com)
- View Additional Information
- Visit CDBurnerXP Pro


To slipsteam an OS:
- View Slipstreaming Windows 2000, XP SP1/SP1a/SP2/SP3, Server 2003 SP1/SP2 (TTID #295)

If you encounter any problems:
- View Slipstreaming and Bootable Disc FAQ's (TTID #313)


      
Preparation

The following items are required:
  • A copy of the original Windows CD/DVD or ISO.

  • A copy of the Boot Files (Downloaded Below).

  • A minimum of 1GB available hard disk space for CD's.
    A minimum of 5GB available hard disk space for DVD's.

Create a folder called OS on your hard drive (C: is used in this example).

In this folder create two sub-folder called BOOT, and ROOT.

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Copy the entire Windows 2000/XP/2003 CD (or extract the ISO) into folder ROOT.


Boot Files

1.) Download boot file. (bootfiles-from-tacktech-website.zip ~1.34KB)

2.) Extract the BootSector file (boot.ima) from bootfiles-from-tacktech-website.zip
      into the folder C:\OS\BOOT


Using CDBurnerXP

1.) Start CDBurnerXP.
2.) Select the top option
    Create a new Data-CD/RW,Data-DVD/RW,Video-DVD or create and/or burn
    an ISO image...

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Select Disc > Boot Options... from the menu.

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1.) Check the Make Disc Bootable check box.
2.) Click the ... button.

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1.) Locate the BootSector file (boot.ima) in the folder C:\OS\BOOT.
2.) Click the Open button.

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1.) Set Emulation Type: to NoEmulation (NT/2000/XP boot images)
2.) Set Load Segment: to 0000.
3.) Set Sectors: to 4.
4.) Check the Disable ISO File Delimeters (;1) checkbox.
5.) Check the Enforce ISO Level1 (8+3 char max.) checkbox.
6.) Click the OK button.

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Select Disc > Set ISOImage Labels... from the menu.

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1.) Enter in the Volume Label:.

    - View Windows 2000 CD Labels (TTID# 269)
    - View Windows XP SP0 CD Labels (TTID#226)
    - View Windows XP SP1 CD Labels (TTID#283)
    - View Windows XP SP1a CD Labels (TTID#312)
    - View Windows XP SP2 CD Labels (TTID#342)
    - View Windows XP SP3 CD Labels (TTID#422)
    - View Windows 2003 Server RTM CD Labels (TTID#292)
    - View Windows 2003 Server SP1 CD Labels (TTID#355)
    - View Windows 2003 Server R2 Disc Labels (TTID#387)

2.) Enter in the Volume Set: (Same as the Volume Label).
3.) Enter in the Publisher textbox MICROSOFT CORPORATION.
4.) Enter in the Data Preparer textbox MICROSOFT CORPORATION.
5.) Click the Set Labels button.

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1.) Locate the folder C:\OS\ROOT.
2.) Select everything in the C:\OS\ROOT folder and drag it to the compilation panel.
     Note: Some files are not show in the following image.

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Select File > Save Image as ISO File... from the menu.

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1.) Set Select ISO Image Format: to Create CD ISO Image.
2.) Check the Mode2XA instead of Mode1 (CDR/W Only) checkbox.
3.) Click the ... button.

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1.) Browse to the folder where the ISO image will be saved.
2.) Enter in a File name:.
3.) Click the Save button.

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1.) Click the Create ISO button.

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1.) Wait for the ISO to be created...
2.) Click the OK button.
3.) Click the Cancel button.

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Process complete. You're done.


Revision History:

06.17.2007 - W3C validated page. - Kevin
06.20.2007 - Update Article format. - Kevin

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