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How to make a bootable USB drive out of a bootable DVD or CD

Is there a "universal" way of how you can make a bootable USB drive out of a bootable dvd or cd? What makes a USB drive bootable? What makes a dvd and cd bootable? For example there is a program ...
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Image software that can push to a network share

I am in a situation where our portable hard drive has taken a turn for the worst and now our only alternative is to push images to a network share. Unfortunaly norton ghost does not support networks ...
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Cannot re-image laptop after drive encryption has been enabled

We are using HP laptops, and on them there is a software suite called HP Protect Tools. Part of this package of tools is "drive encryption." Since we are dealing with confidential information we ...
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Sample code for nice GUI for imageX? (to automatically deploy WIM-files using Windows PE)

I currently use this simple batch-file to deploy an image to our workstations: ECHO HALLO y: cd \ diskpart /s diskpartcmds.txt imagex.exe /apply y:\image.wim 1 c: bootsect /nt52 c: (Y: is a mounted ...
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What is your recommended disk cloning tool?

Symantec Ghost used to be the tool to use, but from what I read, you no longer get a cli-client, unless you are willing to buy the Ghost Solution Suite at least 5 licenses and have another service ...
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System Image Recipes?

I've got a low number of EC2 instances managed, but an even lower time-budget to spend keeping them updated and being able to roll out new instances for tests and application upgrades. I need to be ...
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Open Source Image Software [closed]

I need an open source disk imaging application (something like Ghost or Acronis). Which one would you suggest?