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Windows 7: Installation CD?

05 Apr 2011   #1
Hatashi

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit.
 
 
Installation CD?

Does anyone know how to make a installation CD for software?

For example, I have Photoshop CS5, all of the setup files.
Main setup is exe, how do I make a CD that would install photoshop?


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05 Apr 2011   #2
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

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05 Apr 2011   #3
Hatashi

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit.
 
 

Isn't that a ''bootable'' CD, implying that its a CD that runs at the boot of your PC to install an OS?

I know how to burn movies and music onto a CD, but I want to know how to make an installation CD like they have in stores, so I don't have to download PhotoShop CS5 all over again when I reformat my notebook or get something new because its around 2gb in size.
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05 Apr 2011   #4
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Copy the download to a DVD as data files. Then you can just copy the files to HD to install without figuring out how to make an installer.

Take a look at Imgburn DVD burning software.

btw I'm not familiar with PhotoShop. It may have copy protection that tracks what machine it's on etc.. But if you are copying back to the same machine because you had to reformat, most license enforcement software should allow it. If there's a problem contact their support online.
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05 Apr 2011   #5
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Yes, that is a bootable CD.

If you just want to install files from a CD, just burn them to a directory on that CD.

If you want the disc to run that installation automatically when it is inserted in a drive;

Autorun.inf file, What is it?

More information;

http://www.installsite.org/pages/en/tt_cdbrowse.htm

Regards....Mike Connor
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