Do I need to open an ISO file before burning it?

Discussion in 'HOWTO-Related Questions' started by zzzz, Apr 6, 2014.

  1. zzzz

    zzzz New Member

    I have downloaded the GParted ISO file which must be burned to a CD or DVD but all instructions to do this do not mention if it needs to be opened first.

    Please advise - thanks.
  2. hereinoz

    hereinoz Member

    Just burn it to a CD.

    Make sure that you burn it as an ISO image, do not simply burn the file to the CD - that will be of no use. You need to tell your burning software that this is an ISO image and needs to be treated accordingly.
  3. zzzz

    zzzz New Member

    Yes I'll try again as I may have made that mistake. Perhaps the proof is that I can open the CD which shows 5 folders and 2 files.

    Thanks for reminding me.
  4. Ubundu

    Ubundu New Member

    k3b can do the job

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