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Creating a simple Ghost boot CD?

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by JJLee138, Jul 26, 2006.

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  1. JJLee138

    JJLee138 Thread Starter

    Jul 26, 2006
    Hola gentleman

    This is probably everyday stuff to most of you guys, but I haven't had a lot of experience with creating boot CD's.

    Now what I would like to do is take my 5 or 6 boot floppies that I use for the different models of PC's and get them all on a single CD with a multiple choice menu at boot to choose between them. I imagine I could use WinImage/UltraIso etc to make *.IMA's of the floppies, but how would I go about getting them all on the same CD and adding a menu? Any ideas? Sorry if this is a little low level for ya. I'm just new to boot disks. Thanks a TON in advance for any help!

    Not sure that it makes a difference, but We're currently using Norton 7.5 and I can't see them upgrading anytime in the near future.
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    Well, since GHOST is simply a DOS application, you can create an MS-DOS bootable CD with the CD-ROM drivers. Then you put all the different DOS applications you want to run into separate folders on the CD, and use a simple batch menu to select from them. You can run any of them from the same booted O/S.
  3. DaveBurnett

    DaveBurnett Account Closed

    Nov 11, 2002
    If you need different drivers loaded for the different models, you can use the menu system inbuilt into Dos Config.sys to chose different config.sys options and different Autoexec.bat options.
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