What is the best current (malware free) CD/DVD to ISO extraction software?
I’m looking to make an ISO for Call of Duty 1 (2003), without having to use the discs.
20 January, 2022 - 5:43 pm
<p>You could download <strong><em>CDBurnerXP</em></strong> — as long as it’s just a standard disc-layout, it should copy it fine. Click "More download options" on their site, and choose a "without InstallCore" installer file, and the setup won’t ask you to install any extras.</p><p><br></p><p>It requires the .NET Framework 3.5, so if you’re on Windows 11, 10 or 8 you will need to enable this via "Turn Windows Features On or Off". Or bring up an admin Command Prompt and type:</p><p><strong>DISM /Online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFx3 /All </strong></p>
<p>(Don’t forget too if you’re on Windows 11, 10 or 8 you won’t need any software to <em>mount </em>the .ISO image, as that’s built-into <em>Windows</em> itself. You will if you’re on <em>Windows 7</em> or older, though…)</p>
<p>If you find yourself having to install tools that are out of publication/maintenance, and you don’t like that your installing from a unknown distributor (Malware risk). There is linux. </p><p><br></p><p>You can mount the cd drive and do a DD dump. </p><p><br></p><p>Little more work if you don’t have a VM or Linux machine floating around, but your using Open Source tools with zero risk of malware being injected by the download host. </p>