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Help with burnin a game on to cd

Kellie + Paisley Avatar
8y, 3m agoPosted 8 years, 3 months ago
my mate wanted me to download a game from a website and then put it on disc, I have downloaded and found the file and was just wonderin what to do now -- rep will be left

thanks
Kellie + Paisley Avatar
8y, 3m agoPosted 8 years, 3 months ago
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1 Like #1
You need to burn it as an iso, Magiciso will do that, not too sure if your allowed to discuss it on here though

Magiciso

Nero will do it too
#2
what kinda file is it?
#3
onlyme23
what kinda file is it?


how do I find that out? when I was downloading it , it said zip
banned 1 Like #4
You need to unzip it or extract it using a progrm such as winrar
#5
Kellie + Paisley
how do I find that out? when I was downloading it , it said zip


That will be compressed then, you need to use winzip or winrar to uncompress that file first
#6
Kellie + Paisley
how do I find that out? when I was downloading it , it said zip


unzip it and see what it extracts, what platform is it for?

(right click and extract)
#7
onlyme23
unzip it and see what it extracts, what platform is it for?


its for the pc
1 Like #8
Kellie + Paisley
its for the pc


will most likely be either a exe or a iso

will need to unzip to find out

if its a exe can just burn the extracted folder direct to a data cd if its a iso can burn it as a image

do you have nero?
#9
onlyme23
will most likely be either a exe or a iso

will need to unzip to find out

if its a exe can just burn the extracted folder direct to a data cd if its a iso can burn it as a image

do you have nero?


I'm extracting it now and I do have nero, theres so many files tho with different names how do I know what one is right?
#10
Kellie + Paisley
I'm extracting it now and I do have nero, theres so many files tho with different names how do I know what one is right?


hmm is there one with the name of the game?

failing that view the folder details and see if theres one which is a image or a application file
(in xp at top of folder click view then details) not sure if vista the same
#11
if all else fails if yer friend knows what they are doin just burn the folder to a cd and let them figure out how to install :p
#12
onlyme23
hmm is there one with the name of the game?

failing that view the folder details and see if theres one which is a image or a application file
(in xp at top of folder click view then details) not sure if vista the same


found it now how do I find out what the file is ?
#13
onlyme23
if all else fails if yer friend knows what they are doin just burn the folder to a cd and let them figure out how to install :p


they don't what they doing, neither do I lol thought it would be easy :roll:
banned#14
Right click and go properties to find out what type of file it is or just hover your mose over it
#15
king1gazza
Right click and go properties to find out what type of file it is or just hover your mose over it


its a .exe type of file
1 Like #16
what is the website that you downloaded the game from? That might help...
#17
moe922
what is the website that you downloaded the game from? That might help...


[URL="www.marcsbangers.com"]Marcs bangers[/URL]

grr can't get the site to load for me now im sure its that
#18
if its a exe just burn the folder to a data disk in nero and tell him to double click the exe to install


(sorry laptop dyin a slow death and keeps crashing hence the delay lol)
#19
onlyme23
if its a exe just burn the folder to a data disk in nero and tell him to double click the exe to install


(sorry laptop dyin a slow death and keeps crashing hence the delay lol)


will a dvd - r be ok to burn on? and all the folder or just the application?
#20
Kellie + Paisley
will a dvd - r be ok to burn on? and all the folder or just the application?


yep that be fine, and burn the whole folder in case theres any graphics or extras
your friend will then just have to double click the exe and it will install everything needed
#21
onlyme23
yep that be fine, and burn the whole folder in case theres any graphics or extras
your friend will then just have to double click the exe and it will install everything needed


do I burn it as data?
#22
Kellie + Paisley
do I burn it as data?


yep :thumbsup:
#23
think I have done it right many thanks !!
#24
Kellie + Paisley
think I have done it right many thanks !!


yw glad it worked out for ya lol :thumbsup:
#25
yippee.. problem solved :D

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