How to Create an ISO File from a Windows Installation Disc

Create ISO File from Windows Installation Disc

This tutorial will show you step by step how to create an ISO file from a Windows installation disc in two different ways using free and paid software.

(ImgBurn and Ashampoo Burning Studio)

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Create ISO file from a Windows DVD using free and paid ($) software:

Windows ISO File

There may come a time that you will need to create a Windows disc image file also called ISO file, to use with a virtual machine, for backup or to install Windows from a USB flash drive.

To create an ISO file from a Windows installation DVD you will need a program, like Ashampoo Burning Studio or ImgBurn.

How to Create an ISO File from a Windows Installation DVD using Ashampoo Burning Studio

Ashampoo Burning Studio is a program for burning and copying CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs.

Ashampoo Burning Studio has a user-friendly interface, menu and a step-by-step wizard that will help you achieve your disc-related tasks, easily and quickly.

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(You can also download it and try it for free for 30 days)

1. Insert your Windows installation DVD into the DVD drive of your PC.

2. Open Ashampoo Burning Studio.

3. In the left menu, you go to Disc Image and then click on Create Image.

4. Click on the Next button at the bottom right.

5. At Disc Image Path, you click on the Browse button.

6. Select the location on your computer where you want to save the ISO file.

7. At File name, you enter a name for your ISO file.

8. Click on Save.

9. Make sure that ISO File Format is selected at Disc Image Format.

10. Click on the Next button at the bottom right.

Ashampoo Burning Studio will now convert your Windows installation disc to an ISO image file.

How to Create an ISO File from a Windows Installation DVD using ImgBurn

You can download ImgBurn here.

1. Insert your Windows installation DVD into the DVD drive of your PC.

2. Open ImgBurn.

3. Click on Create image file from disc.

4. At Destination, you click on the folder icon.

5. Select the location on your computer where you want to save the ISO file.

6. At File name, you enter a name for your ISO file.

7. Click on Save.

8. Click on the Read (Disc → File) button.

create iso file from windows installation disc using imgburn

ImgBurn will now convert your Windows installation disc to an ISO image file.