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I've d'loaded Rosetta stone and professor teaches, with iso format. win.med.player tries to play the files but I am sure this is not how the programs are run. I tried putting the files on disk but I get the same thing. Do these need to be converted somehow or what? PLZZZZ HELP

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The .iso file is one of many formats for optical disk "images". You can use several different applications including the freeware imgburn, to burn the .iso file to an appropriate optical disk. The .iso's file size is equivalent to the space it will occupy, so if it's in the 600 MB range it will fit on a CD. If it's larger then it's probably intended for DVD.

Daemon tools creates a "virtual disk", a DVD drive that exists only in software. When you install DT, you will see a new icon in your system tray. Right-click this icon to open DT. You have to configure it to specify or change the number of virtual drives you want, and also to load an image such as that .iso into one of those virtual drives.

Once you do that, you can see the contents of the image just as if you had burned it to disk and loaded the disk into an actual drive. Use Windows Explorer to look at the virtual drive and to access the contents.

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Thank you,Thank you,Thank you!

Thanks to both of you! The programs are now working. I've never heard of a virtual drive until a few weeks ago. I used Alcohol (120?). Apparently, it was incompatible with one or more of the programs I use and it crashed me, I had to go back to the last restore point-no problems with Daemon:)

At 45 yrs., I've only been using a computer for about 2yrs. What an incredible amount of 'stuff' there is to learn!Well, thanks again, hopefully i can start helping people with these things-LATER

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