How to make a bootable CD
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.