Help Installing SQL Server Developer 2014 without a CD/ROM

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I purchased a fresh version of SQL Server Developer Edition 2014 from microsoftstore.com and need help with installation. Basically, one Disk Image File (.img) was downloaded to my C:\ drive without issue.  But, unfortunately, my laptop does not contain a DVD/CD-ROM player. Where do I go from here?

Thanks so much!
Jabal_AwliyaAsked:
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Did you try to extract the files to a folder and run from there?
Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
from http://www.ehow.com/how_8714024_open-img-files-windows.html
When double-clicking an IMG file, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 automatically creates a virtual optical drive and mounts the IMG file. Using File Explorer, double-click the virtual drive to access the contents within the IMG file.

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