Bootable CD-ROM

You can deploy your run-time image to a bootable CD-ROM. This allows you to boot and run your run-time image from a CD-ROM and maintain the appearance of a read/write file system.

In This Section

How to Create a Bootable CD-ROM
Describes the end-to-end procedure for creating a bootable CD-ROM
Tutorial: Creating a Bootable CD-ROM
Describes a step-by-step procedure for creating a bootable CD-ROM.
Bootable CD-ROM Overview
Describes an overview of Bootable CD-ROMs and the El Torito specification.
Bootable CD-ROM Design Considerations
Describes the considerations to make before creating a bootable CD-ROM.
Building a Bootable CD-ROM Run-Time Image
Describes how to create a configuration to support bootable CD-ROMs.
Writing a Bootable CD-ROM
Describes how to use the hd2iso command to create an ISO image. You can use this image to create a bootable CD-ROM.
Running FBA on the Bootable CD-ROM Run-Time Image
Describes how to boot the run-time image and run FBA.
Running ETPrep.exe
Describes how to prepare your run-time image to be deployed on a bootable CD-ROM by running the ETPrep utility.
Deploying the Bootable CD-ROM
Describes how to boot your bootable CD-ROM.
El Torito CD Image Preparation Tool
Describes how to use the hd2iso tool.
Describes the overview and syntax options for the ETPrep utility.
Troubleshooting Bootable CD-ROM
Describes common problems and resolutions for bootable CD-ROMs.

Related Sections

Comparison of Windows PE to Bootable CD-ROMs
Describes two methods for booting a device from a CD-ROM and compares their uses during development, testing, and deployment.
Deploy a Run-Time Image
Describes the process of transferring a run-time image to a variety of media types and the components and tools that are used for this purpose.
Enhanced Write Filter
Describes how to write protect your run-time image with EWF.

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