Solved

Create a bootable cd of Partition Magic 8 from the download version?

Posted on 2004-10-30
379 Views
Last Modified: 2010-08-05
Hi Everyone,

I've just bought the download version of Symantec's Partition Magic 8.05, and I'd like to know how to turn this into the bootable cd version that you can buy? The reason is that it can't lock the disk I'm trying to re-partition and other topics on this site suggest booting from the CD to do this,

Many Thanks
0
Question by:kevdines
    4 Comments
     
    LVL 3

    Expert Comment

    by:omer_sha
    i'm not sure it'll help, but try this website:

    http://www.bootdisk.com/nero.htm

    hope it'll help.

    omer.
    0
     
    LVL 3

    Author Comment

    by:kevdines
    Sorry, it didn't - that just makes a standard boot disk on a cd. I think I need a boot image of the cd (or something?), but I'm not sure I can get this anywhere as it will contain the copyrighted files for the program. The root directory of the files I downloaded from Symantec looks like:

    BTMagic (folder)
    DOCS (folder)
    RESCUEME (folder)
    Setup (folder)
    Readme.txt (file)

    I imagine that there must be more files on the root directory of the cd (the boot files at least!) Can anyone confirm/deny this?

    Cheers,

    Kev
    0
     
    LVL 4

    Accepted Solution

    by:
    0
     
    LVL 3

    Author Comment

    by:kevdines
    You beauty - that's spot on. Just wish I'd used Ranish instead of paying for a dos-based Partition Magic!

    Cheers,

    Kev
    0

    Write Comment

    Please enter a first name

    Please enter a last name

    We will never share this with anyone.

    Featured Post

    Course: MongoDB Object-Document Mapper for NodeJS

    NodeJS (JavaScript on the server) is awesome, but some developers get confused about NoSQL when it comes to working in Node with MongoDB (NoSQL database). Do you need a better explanation of how to use Node.js with MongoDB? The most popular choice is the Mongoose library.

    Today companies are subjected to more-and-more data, and it won't stop any time soon.  But there are obvious opportunities for reducing data, particularly data duplicated among companies.
    If your app took Google’s lash recently, here are the 5 most likely reasons.
    Using Adobe Premiere Pro, the viewer will learn how to set up a sequence with proper settings, importing pictures, rendering, and exporting the finished product.
    The viewer will learn how to back up with the free utility from runtime software, DriveImageXML using Windows 7. Download DriveImageXML from www.runtime.org: Open folder where it was saved: Start installation by double clicking the install scrip…

    857 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

    Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

    Join & Ask a Question

    Need Help in Real-Time?

    Connect with top rated Experts

    16 Experts available now in Live!

    Get 1:1 Help Now