Downloading Debian

I am trying to download debian (woody) from the net, i am doing
this from a MS OS (Server 2003) and i am using jigdo for the download. I find the documentation a bit confusing.

Firstly i have downloaded a template and jigdo file for each CD of Debian
eg woody-i386-1.jigdo and woody-i386-1.template

But i dont understand how to get the ISO for each CD, i think i must be dumb because the docs  are not to clear to me.

Can some one please give me some advice
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
No, I found it confusing as hell too - though on my third try of downloading the DVDs I succeeded - I'd suggest looking at for links to download pre-made ISO images and not through debian's web site directly.

   The following is all the mirror sites for ISO images download. Find the faster one for you:

jigdo is a special system to build and update cd's, it's more meant for dev's or ppl who frequently need new cd's to reduce download sizes.
I'd suggest you just do a net install and download what you need as you go along
if you still want woody you go here:
for a netinstall:
for a full cd iso set

if you'd rather go for sarge (the beta new version)
you go here:
and download their net installer or businesscard image
Hi mustekkzn

if you need debian for non-production server I suggest download Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 "Sarge" I'm using it now without problems. Do not download all cd's you will need max 2 and then apt-get tool will do the rest. Or download just netinstall iso wich have 110.4 MB and rest of installation will be from internet

for production server woody best choice is ofcouse woody. Also download just max 2 cd's from link above or do network installation only.

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