Boot Disk for windows help

Discussion in 'Application Software' started by DrZ, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. DrZ

    DrZ MDL Novice

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    Hello every one.. new to this forum :)

    I wish to create a system boot CD that works on windows XP, Vista and 7. I am suspecting bad sectors have partially corrupted a HDD, and I need to get in with some sort of HDD diagnostic tool. Can anyone please give me a pointer as to where I can get a free trusted download??

    thanks in advance
     
  2. Pierre26

    Pierre26 MDL Novice

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    Hard to reply such question !!
    For me don't waste to build boot CD, if you want take nero and google to know how
    For Vista and Win7 it 's a DVD so if you have an old Bios on the MB you 'll need additional Disk file on floppy or Key to boot on
    For me Try first a simple prog : Partiton Recovery 3 then you can try Undelete for losted files.
     
  3. urie

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    #5 blackranger, Jan 30, 2010
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2010
    Are you kidding? How can you create a system boot CD that works on 3 OS?

    I would suggest you just simply dl 3 OS .iso files and burn with Nero 9, maybe in total XP[~0.6GB] / Vista[~2.5GB] / 7[~2.3GB] = 1CD / 1DVD / 1DVD
    You could either reinstall 3 OS or rescue your system using the 3 OS disks.
    I used to do this and build another DVD storing the sw setups (.exe).

    (are you serious? you still need vista?
    This is my order of preferences:
    1. XP + SP3 (extreme light)
    2. 7
    3. Chromium os (waiting for free Chrome OS)
    4. maybe Snow Leopard (I haven't tried it before, but I like the screenshots)
    5. Vista??
    6. Solaris / Linux)
     
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  6. urie

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    What are you talking about he wants a bootable disk or cd to to run a hd diagnostics program hdd regenerator can make bootable floppy cd or usb device when it boots it is independant of OS system