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Making bootable DVD's

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hi, we're about to take on a 50-strong addition to our sales force so will need to get a lot of machines ready simultaneously - our company has been using Ghost for years to great effect and we've used Ghostcast in conjunction with a bootable floppy.  However, the new laptops we've bought (the Latitude D-series from Dell, mmmmm) aren't being outfitted with a floppy-drive, so we need to find a way of using the DVD drive in it's place

thanks in advance!!
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by:Snowguy
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Take a look here for some help.
http://www.bootdisk.com/nero.htm
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venishjoe earned 43 total points
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Hai,

Check out

http://www.ezbsystems.com/enindex.html

(Shareware but very good in creating Bootable DVD's)

Regards
Venish
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What is your goal here to use one laptop to clone the others?
The DVD drives in the laptops are they writable drives?
I use Drive image when the image is writen to Disk (CDR or DVDR) it also makes it bootable.
http://www.symantec.com/driveimage/
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by:Noordeloos
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Tony,

The most simple way is to write your floppy image to a cdrom (nero, create bootable cdrom, insert floppy, burn), and just keep using GHOST

Erwin
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seems that my answer was correct.... :)
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