1810: Burning an ISO Image

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Last update: 21-06-2021


An ISO image is an archive file of a CD/DVD.

Sometimes you may need to burn an Acronis ISO image to a CD. This may be an ISO image that you created using an Acronis product, or a custom ISO image that you received from Acronis Support. You can also download an ISO image for your registered product from Acronis website: see Downloading Acronis Bootable Media.

However the CD burning software preinstalled on your computer may only allow to burn regular files.


You can use a specialized freeware ISO burning program:


In Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 10 you can burn ISO images natively. See Burn ISO Images Natively in Windows 7 and Burn ISO Images in Windows 8/8.1(also applies to Windows 10).

(!) Note that it is absolutely normal, if the Windows Explorer does not show any files on the CD after burning.

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To burn an ISO image to a USB device, you can use free software such as Rufus or ISOtoUSB.


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