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7. Optional : add live CDs in ISO format

To begin, create a "isos" folder at the root of the "C" partition where Windows 7 is installed.
Then, add the iso files of live CDs you want to use from your multiboot.

In our case, we added :

By flexibility, we will create a 2nd configuration file for the launch of live CDs.
To do this, launch the notepad program as an administrator and paste this inside :

Code : Plain Text

TIMEOUT 300
PROMPT 0
DEFAULT menu.c32
MENU TITLE Windows Multi-Boot - Live CDs
ONTIMEOUT 2

LABEL 1
MENU LABEL ..
TEXT HELP
Return to main menu
ENDTEXT
CONFIG /syslinux.cfg

LABEL 2
MENU LABEL Hiren Boot CD v15.2
TEXT HELP
Boot on the live CD : Hiren Boot CD v15.2
ENDTEXT
LINUX memdisk
INITRD /isos/Hiren.BootCD.15.2.iso
APPEND iso raw

LABEL 3
MENU LABEL Ultimate Boot CD v5.3.2
TEXT HELP
Boot on the live CD : Ultimate Boot CD v5.3.2
ENDTEXT
LINUX memdisk
INITRD /isos/ubcd532.iso
APPEND iso raw

LABEL 4
MENU LABEL Malekal Live CD (Based on Win7PESE)
TEXT HELP
Boot on the live CD of Malekal in Windows 7 PE version.
This live CD contains security softwares.
ENDTEXT
LINUX memdisk
INITRD /isos/CD_Live_Malekal.iso
APPEND iso raw

LABEL 5
MENU LABEL Malekal Live CD (Based on Win8PESE)
TEXT HELP
Boot on the live CD of Malekal in Windows 8 PE version.
This live CD contains security softwares.
Included : Support for EFI BIOS.
ENDTEXT
LINUX memdisk
INITRD /isos/Win8PE_x64_EFI.ISO
APPEND iso raw

LABEL 6
MENU LABEL Malekal Live CD (Based on Win10PESE)
TEXT HELP
Boot on the live CD of Malekal in Windows 10 PE version.
This live CD contains security softwares.
ENDTEXT
LINUX memdisk
INITRD /isos/Win10PESE_x64.ISO
APPEND iso raw

Save this file as "live-cds-config.cfg" and store it in the root of the "C" partition.
Warning : to save this file with the ".cfg" extension, you must select the "All files (*. *)" option in the bottom list.

As you can see, this file has the ".cfg" extension.

To access the live CDs menu, you will need to add an entry to the main menu (syslinux.cfg) :

Code : Plain Text

LABEL 5
MENU LABEL Live CDs
TEXT HELP
Boot on a live CD
ENDTEXT
# The configuration is carried out in this external file
CONFIG /live-cds-config.cfg

When you restart your computer, you will see a new option : Live CDs
Select it and press Enter.

Now, you have access to the list of live CDs configured in this file : live-cds-config.cfg
Note : the ".." option allows you to return to the main menu (with these options : Windows 7, Windows 10, ...).

Select the live CD on which you want to boot and press Enter.
Then, wait for syslinux to load the live CD into the RAM of your computer.

The loading time depends on the performance of your computer and the size of the live CD.
Note that the number of "." will increase according to the progress of this loading.

After loading, the computer will start on the previously selected live CD.