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Write a Linux DD image with Windows

Hi,

I have a 120Mb Linux boot partition in DD format I would like to write onto a hard disk.

Is there a windows utility (with a GUI preferably) I can use for this ? WinDD only seems to do physical partitions.

I realise I could boot into (for example mandrake one) but I would like to be able to make the process as easy as possible to pass on to other people.

Perhaps I need to simply find a way to convert a DD file into a GHO file ?

Anyway, any help is appreciated.

Thanks
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Zach2001
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pilson66Commented:
Just boot linux from LiveCD, like Ubuntu, and use native linux dd utility.
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Sikhumbuzo NtsadaSenior IT TechnicianCommented:
Have you tried WinImage?
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Zach2001Author Commented:
Winimage is quite good - limited though, for this scenario - thanks for that - however, the way I managed to do it was as follows:

To check size and existance of linux partitions: EASEUS\EASEUS Partition Master 9.1.0 Home
Edition
To mount and enable writing of Linux Partition: Ext2FSD 0.51
To Mount and extract DD image data: explore2fs-1.08beta9

The latter two are brilliant.

Cheers
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Zach2001Author Commented:
Really glad this was doable for free.
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