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How can I get a Bootable CD to operate like a floppy disk?

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I have been able to create a bootable CD from a floppy disk but I cannot get the CD to write to memory in the same way that the floppy does. The CD works the same way as the floppy when it is write-protected. I want to be able to use Ramdisk or any program that will allow the CD to use system memory for extracting files needed to get to the network so that I can run Symantec Ghost from the network. I am using Symantec Ghost 8.0 and have created a multi-card template for Intel and Broadcom NIC drivers. The boot disk works fine but I would like to use a CD on the other systems that no longer have floppy drives. Any information that you can provide will be greatly appreciated.
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I'm not sure I get what you mean exactly, but could you make a .bat file to make a RamDisk, then copy all the files it needs to the RamDisk and do everything from the RD?
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I need to know which files to load for Ramdisk in the config.sys and autoexec.bat and where could I get the files that are compatible with PC-Dos. This is the version of DOS used in Symantec Ghost.
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The files VDISK.SYS or RAMDRIVE.SYS should be compatible with PC-DOS.
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