How to make a bootable CD

Updated: 05/02/2021 by Computer Hope
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Creating a bootable CD enables users to have a CD that can be inserted into any El Torito compatible computer and is automatically ran as the computer starts. Making a bootable CD helps do such things as diagnose a computer, restore a computer's configuration, start the installation of a program or operating system, or setup or update hardware.

Use CD recording software boot feature

One of the easiest methods for creating a simple bootable CD is to use the CD recording software program you use to create CDs. Today, many of these programs have a feature already built into them that enables users to create a bootable CD.

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