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Spliting ISO file.

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by Italianman91, Feb 1, 2007.

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  1. Italianman91

    Italianman91 Thread Starter

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    Okay, I have a massive bootable .ISO file "3.56GB" to be exact, and since my dvd burner craped out 2 weeks ago, i need an alternative, is there ANY way i can shrink that 3.56gb .iso file into bootable segments "650mb - 700mb"?
     
  2. kiwiguy

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    Without knowing what the ISO actually is, the question cannot be answered.

    While the answer is probably going to ne "no", knowing if this is a Linux Distro, another operating system of some sort or ? would be essential.
     
  3. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    I can't imagine much of a possibility of splitting it up and having it be useful. As mentioned, it would be real useful to know what the content is...
     
  4. Crusnik

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    There is a way to do this, WinRAR.

    WinRAR can break up a file into segments that can later be extacted on another PC with WinRAR installed.

    http://www.rarlab.com/download.htm

    I forget how to do it, but people do it all the time with ISO's. If you have trouble doing it I can search around for the option when I get home.

    EDIT: Just noticted you said bootable.... Hmmm... Now I'm with these guys... I'm not sure that is possible =p
     
  5. Italianman91

    Italianman91 Thread Starter

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    Haha, Thank you all for your help. But, I figured it all out, Thank you guys so much =)
     
  6. RootbeaR

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    Thanks for telling us how.
     
  7. Italianman91

    Italianman91 Thread Starter

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    Hahaha , I simply just split the files via PowerISO, I hit compress, and it showed many options , all i remember was there was an option on " Compress/Split " it split the file into 700mb incraments , I then copied the boot info. and simply made the 5 bootable cd's.
     
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