How to Make a Bootable CD
We are so accustomed at getting a usable CD for software installation and virus detection. In some cases, you need to make it on your own. Find out more in this article.
Computers nowadays are usually equipped with compact disk (CD) drive. CD can hold bigger storage compared to previous storage media like diskette and floppy disk. Therefore it is seldom used to store software installer, antivirus system and backup data. In order to make them work, you need to make them bootable. So what is a bootable CD?
Bootable CD in question here is a CD that contains the operating system (either simple or complex) so that it can run by itself. This means it can make the computer works without requiring the computer to read the hard drive during start up. It is very useful to restore faulty hard drive and to clean a computer that has been infected by virus or malware. That way, all programs in your hard drive will not run, including the virus. This is to avoid further damage to the computer. However, the contents on your hard drive can be accessed through a bootable CD.