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Mounting Disk Images

Posted on 2001-07-22
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Does anyone know of a windows program which will allow you to mount a CD disk image (like an Easy CD Creator .cif file) so that you can explorer and run files directly without having to first burn the image to a CD.

I'm looking for a windows program that functions similarly to ShrinkWrap and Disk Image on the Macintosh.

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WinImage (www.winimage.com) can read .iso files and extract files from images. I have no idea, if the .cif is compatible to .iso. (you need professional version).
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I'm not just looking to extract from an .cif or .iso file, but to be able to mount the disk image to a drive letter and run files off it transparently. While first extracting the data could work (although I don't think WinImage reads .cif files) it request an extra step I'd like to avoid.
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by:hub1
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I had the same prob. to mount an ISO Image without burning it.
The tool you are looking for is named "DAEMON Tools"
I find it at:  http://www.daemon-tools.com
You can mount/unmount CUE, ISO image files as virtual CDROM drives and it works under Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000 with all types of CDROM drives (IDE/SCSI).
I have tested this prog. It works fine.
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