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Old 8th April 2012, 03:56 PM
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Default iso images and games.

I decided I would have a go at some games.So I downloaded a few,some just play,and some just and play,groovy.


However, I have two which came in ISO format. The accompanying instructions say "mount,install and play". I think I mounted using 'Virtual Clone Drive' but have no idea how to install from there (Win 7 64bit)


I have also downloaded "Daemon Tools"


Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 8th April 2012, 04:36 PM
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Once the iso is mounted to a virtual drive, you should be able to see it via explorer. You would normally then run the setup / install program as you would with any other CD / DVD drive.

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Old 8th April 2012, 05:22 PM
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Once the iso is mounted to a virtual drive, you should be able to see it via explorer. You would normally then run the setup / install program as you would with any other CD / DVD drive.

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I don't understand. How?
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Old 8th April 2012, 05:34 PM
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I don't understand. How?
A program simply translates the iso (which a file version of a DVD/CD ROM) into a 'pretend' drive.

Here's a how to link I found searching the interwebz:

http://www.groovypost.com/howto/micr...ws-7-vista-xp/

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Old 8th April 2012, 07:02 PM
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Default Re: iso images and games.

Or you can just burn the ISO on the CD (Windows 7 has this ability) and run the program from the CD. Just double-click on the CD and the Windows disc image burner utility should come up.
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I don't understand. How?
Right click on it and choose to mount it.
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Right click on it and choose to mount it.
Works just like that with the ladies?

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Old 9th April 2012, 08:38 AM
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Thank you.


I have managed to mount ,and it shows on a virtual drive. opening the drive shows a series of files; 'click' and 'launch' are WAV files.'set up' is a series of media files.

I was under the impression I could setup from the virtual drive without needing to burn a disc.
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Old 9th April 2012, 10:37 AM
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Seeing hidden files?

Wot, no "install", "autorun" or similar?

If all else fails, why not burn the image to physical media and see what happens?

NO,none of that.

I've burned 3 times,both from the original, using Nero and Astro burn lite. I've tried 'image' 'data;'and 'copy'.


I think I may be doing something really simple wrong or the ISO is stuffed. Back to basics;with problems like this I often find I'm making a wrong assumption.
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Sounds like the iso wasn't an iso of the original disc.
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