how to make bootable windows 7 disc ?

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    Windows 7

    how to make bootable windows 7 disc ?

    Hello all !

    Im new here and i have found lots of interesting info here so far. I have been running windows 7 beta 6801 for a while, but wanted to try beta 7000, now, for some reason i cant make the dvd bootable, either my brain is just fried or im missing something, does anyone have any idea of how to make a bootable windows 7 build 7000 dvd ?

    id apreciate any help.

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    W 7 64-bit Ultimate

    Hello swede1, welcome to Se7en Forums!

    Are you sure the "7000" you got is an ISO?

    Later Ted
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    Windows 7
    Thread Starter

    yes, well, atleast the file name ends with .iso, i have tried to burn a disc with ultra iso and magic iso, but no luck
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    Vista and now 7 in 32 and 64 bit.

    When you say "bootable", do you mean exactly that, or readable/useable?
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    Windows 7
    Thread Starter

    I mean bootable, i want to do a clean install.
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    Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64

    Looks like you have been burning the ISO straight to disk in file format rather then expanding the files on to the disk, which I made the mistake of doing as well the first time.

    I used PowerISO, just click open and then select the ISO image then click on burn, job done.

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    Windows 11 Workstation x64

    Have a read of this and see if it helps - Burn Disc Image - ISO or IMG file
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    Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)

    hey z3...

    has anyone tried it with a bootable iso??? (i mean MS burning tool)

    it never worked for me (burned 7000 iso never booted...)

    id say install and use imgburn
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 Insider Preview (Skip Ahead) latest build

    The image I received (same as z3r010) booted perfectly fine....
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    Windows 11 Workstation x64

    If your using Windows 7 there is no need for 3rd party tools as it natively supports ISO burning by just right clicking the ISO and selecting burn.
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