How Do I Burn an ISO?

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What is an ISO?

How to Burn an ISO using Multimedia Center for Think Offerings

How to Burn an ISO using ImgBurn

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What is an ISO?

An ISO image is a computer file that digitally represents the data and format of physical recordable media, such as CDs or DVDs. The purpose of this document is to explain how to burn an ISO image using Multimedia Center for Think Offerings and ImgBurn.

Multimedia Center for Think Offerings only works on supported Thinkpad computers. A list of supported computers can be found here. ImgBurn is freeware and can be downloaded from here. Imgburn is NOT supported by UNC.

How to Burn an ISO using Multimedia Center for Think Offerings

You can skip a lot of this process by locating the *.ISO file and double-clicking it to open Multimedia Center for Think Offerings.
  • Windows XP – Go to > All Programs > Multimedia Center for Think Offerings > Recordnow Copy .
  • Windows Vista – Go to > All Programs > Multimedia Center for Think Offerings > Copy > Recordnow Copy .
  1. Browse to locate and select the ISO image for burning.
  2. Insert a blank CD (or DVD, if your computer has DVD-burning capabilities). In the bottom left-hand corner, the amount of space remaining after this process is shown:
  3. Click the Burn button to start burning the ISO image to the CD.

How to Burn an ISO using ImgBurn

Once you have Imgburn installed, you can open Imgburn using the desktop icon or by using the Start Menu. On both Windows XP and Windows Vista, go to Start > All Programs > Imgburn > Imgburn .

As of version 2.4.0.0, Imgburn comes with an Ez-Mode Picker that presents the six most frequently used options. If you do not see these six options, press Ctrl + Alt + P to make them visible, then click Write image file to disc. To browse for the ISO file, either go to File > Browse for a file… or click the small folder with a magnifying glass icon: Insert a blank CD (or DVD, if your computer has DVD-burning capabilities). In the right-hand pane, information about the inserted media is shown. This pane can be used to verify that your CD is blank before attempting to burn your ISO image: Finally, click the icon that looks like a piece of paper with a CD on it with an arrow pointing to a CD to start the burning process.

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