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can't not burn Win8 onto a disk

  1. #1


    Posts : 10
    Windows 7 64bit SP1

    can't not burn Win8 onto a disk


    I have downloaded Windows 8 release preview ISO file and wish to clean install it onto a spare laptop. But when I tried to burn the file I get this error

    "The selected disk image file isn't valid"

    Is there something wrong with the ISO file provided by Microsoft or error on my part?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,308
    Windows 8 enterprise x64


    I get the same problem twice with my PC,the third time I used another PC and it work. ( first file corrupted, from Technet and second one from Microsoft don't want to burn )
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  3. #3


    Posts : 10
    Windows 7 64bit SP1


    So is there a way to clean install windows 8?
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  4. #4


    Posts : 10
    Windows 7 64bit SP1


    can someone move this to installation section please.
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  5. #5


    If it's corrupted image, you need to download again, use imgburn free utility to burn the image at a lower speed and try again.
    ImgBurn - CNET Download.com
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can't not burn Win8 onto a disk
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