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VS 2008 Pro - trial version - problems with ISO file

Lorna70
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Hi  I downloaded the iso file for the trial version of VS 2008 and then discovered I had to burn it to DVD before I could even start the installation (ho hum).  Anyway, I am using NTI DVD maker and I have tried to burn it to DVD twice!  The second time I even told NTI that it is an ISO file I wanted to burn.  Anyway, both times, when I look at what has been burnt to the dvd, I see only a readme file which says:
This disc contains a "UDF" file system and requires an operating system
that supports the ISO-13346 "UDF" file system specification.

How do I get around this or does anyone know of a download which does not involved ISO files - HELP!!
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Since you have the ISO file already, why don't you just try other ISO conversion software such as PowerISO

http://www.poweriso.com/download.htm

or

try using UltraISO

http://www.ezbsystems.com/ultraiso/

There is a free trial option for both software

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Thanks - didn't know anything about ISO files so will check this out :-)

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Well I checked those links out but I would have to pay for that software and I discovered there is an option in my NTI Media Maker to burn ISO files.  Well I tried twice with 2 different DVDs and went about 2/3 of the way through the VS install and both times got the same error!  The 2nd time (as per MS's troubleshooting instructions) I burnt the ISO file at a slower speed.  Both times I get the error on the same file so I can only conclude that MS's ISO file is pants (ho hum!) - boy do you need plenty of patience in IT!  The error I am getting (just in case anyone knows another way around this) is:

Error 1305. Error reading from file e:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.0A\Bootstrapper\Packages\VSTOR30\en\eula.rtf

It would be a lot better if MS still offered to post a DVD for a small fee but I cannot see that option anywhere on their site.  

Please, please help as I can't do any work until I get my development environment set up!
OK.  How about trying to use an optical media emulation software such as DAEMON Tools Lite.  It cost free (see the third link for details).

http://www.daemon-help.com/introduction_lite.html

http://www.disc-tools.com/download/daemon+sptd+md5sum

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daemon_Tools

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Thanks Alfred but I got it working - I just copied all the files from the DVD onto my hard drive then ran the setup.exe and it looks like it's worked :-)

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The software wasn't necessary as NTI DVD maker burns ISO files. However, that's not to say the other software wouldn't have done a better job cos the setup didn't work from the DVD - I had to copy the files onto my hard drive first before running the setup.