Today I will show you the way to backup of any Bootable CD or DVD. Let me tell you what is bootable?
According to Wikipedia: In computing, booting (also known as "booting up") is a bootstrapping process that starts operating systems when the user turns on a computer system. A boot sequence is the initial set of operations that the computer performs when power is switched on. The boot loader typically loads the main operating system for the computer.
How to backup a bootable CD or DVD into another CD or DVD?
Well, first insert CD or DVD (what you like to backup) into your CD or DVD Writer Device. Now open any CD or DVD writer application like Nero (I will show with Nero 8) and then choose Copy Disc. Nero Express will come to you and choose Copy Entire CD (to copy CD) or Copy Entire DVD (to copy DVD). Now choose the writing speed less than 8x(11080KB/s) (It is important as to protect file missing) and then choose Copy. Nero will start copping. After finishing copy, it will call you for the blank CD or DVD. Put the blank CD or DVD into the CD or DVD writer. Nero will start writing and after few minuets it will finish writing and give you the confirmation message.
How to backup a bootable CD or DVD into Hard Disc?
If you like make a backup into your Hard Disc, you need to use ISO maker application like Nero or Format Factory. I will use Format Factory (a free converter application. See more…) to make ISO. Well, insert CD or DVD (what you like to backup) into your CD or DVD Drive and then run Format factory. Now choose ROM Device\DVD\CD\ISO and then choose DVD/CD to ISO/CSO. Choose Convert, now Start. Format Factory will convert the CD or DVD into ISO. Well, store the ISO file on your hard disc. When you need to make it bootable, just double click into the ISO file and it will start writing with writing application. Enjoy…