I signed up for the furum but do not have any means of starting a thread, so the next best option available is to post my question on a similar thread.

I downloaded the Win 7 Repair Disk (64 bit) to a CD-R disk in order to fix a crashed Lenovo Y530. The instructions I find on this site seem to indicate that if there is not an .ISO file on the disk that I burned, that it won't work. When I look at what downloaded it includes the following:

\BOOT\ BCD File 256kb
\ BOOT.SDI SDI File 3,096kb

\SOURCES\ BOOT.WIM WIM File 190,899kb

I see not *.ISO files or *.RAR files (as another thread mentioned). Did I download the repair disk wrong?

When I boot to it, in the crashed laptop, it opens the menu screens, and I can run the CLAM-AV without effect (no fixes or indication of how to fix what is found) and can open the DOS command (but I could do that before). I saw a comment in a thread telling where to go to try downloading it again, but can't find it. Anyone have advice or instructions?


Knows where his towel is.
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FAQ in the header and these threads all tell you how to start a thread.
An ISO is a disc image. Thats the single file you download. Burning it to a CD turns it back into a disc again with all the files that existed on the original disc before it was consolidated into a ISO for downloading.
If it boots, it's fine.

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Mostly Harmless
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I'm considering changing the extension to IMG...... though that means it'll no longer open with Windows Disc Image Burner on 7... :/