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What is an *.MDF file?


If it is a rather large file, e.g. 650 MB, then it is most likely a CD image. If it is a file of smaller size, see at the end of this article. These MDF image files are created using a CD/DVD CD/DVD image file editor (and CD burner and CD/DVD backup tool) called MagicISO Maker.
MagicISO Maker can directly create, edit, extract, and burn ISO/MDF files. It also can convert almost all CD/DVD image formats to ISO/BIN/CUE, Nero (.NRG), and CloneCD (.CCD/. IMG/. SUB). With MagicISO, you can handle DVD image up to 10GB; make CD image files from CD/DVD-ROM; also can burn ISO files and other CD/DVD image files (BIN, IMG, CIF, NRG, BWI, VCD) to CD-R/RW; support loading boot image file exported by WinISO and UltraISO; burn CD image files in ISO9660, Joliet, and UDF format; edit properties of CD/DVD image files; it has the ability to correct volume serial number after editing original CD/DVD image file; search files or directories with wildcard characters in CD/DVD image file.

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Not a CD image file?

If you cannot open your MDF file with Magic Iso Maker, then it may be a database file. dBase used to store their memo fields in a separate file. Regular tables were stored in *.dbf files, memo files were stored in *.mdf files.

SQL Server 2000 creates MDF files as well.

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2007-07-24, 12:09:26
anonymous from United States  
u suk
2007-07-30, 10:38:13
anonymous from Australia  
cool tips...changed the extension nd 'walla' worked fine...thanks a lot mate....
2007-08-16, 21:42:00
Hey, i did as i was told and download/ mounted a drive using DAEMON. however, when i run the game, it told me to put in the original cd in the E drive b/c the drive that i mounted it to was F. So i tried to change the drive letter but then i ask me to put the cd in the drive Z(original - E, i changed to Z) and changed F to E.

Please answer to me asap
2007-08-19, 05:26:14
anonymous from Vietnam  
i use deamon tool to create a virtual drive. and the first time i use YASU to cloak it but it still didnt work.
i dont understand, and it announces ' Please insert the original disc instead of a backup (4002)'.
2007-08-25, 02:15:14
anonymous from Colombia  
2007-08-29, 07:13:50
anonymous from Iran  
what the hell is this?
plz extract this file
the image is .mdf 2.64Gb and .zip is 1.40 Mb

plz help me to creat this file

2007-08-30, 12:36:11
anonymous from United Kingdom  
chick chick sha moan a he he
2007-09-07, 03:16:23
anonymous from Malaysia  
hot sex monster .

i did what you wrote there . but i still can run the file . system ask me to put the disc 2 to the drive D . but the game i was downloaded one . and you taught that type just add a new drive there it was drive F but cannot run . need to put in cd . so how ? anyone help me please ?
2007-09-08, 04:45:54
I installed the game , I switched placed the crack and when i run it sends me an error message. What would b the problem , the crack its not good 4 the game version?

2007-09-24, 11:31:15
anonymous from Slovenia  
2007-09-27, 07:52:24
anonymous from United States  
can i just burn the .mdf and .mds files to a dvd and run it from there with changing them to .iso's? im using nero btw thank you
2007-10-02, 02:53:12 from Tallinn, Estonia  
Why don't the arseholes who keep asking about mdf files just read the beginning post. It is not complicated. If you can wipe your arse without getting a shitty finger you can deal with an mdf file after reading the very first post. If you can't deal with an mdf file after reading the first post I hope you wash your hands really well before you eat!
If after turning your mdf into an iso and mounting or burning it you get error messages either give up, search for a 'no cd' patch or try hiding your mount software. Hiding your mount software (virtual drive) will require drive specific software. You will have to look for it. Try using google. Don't post any more damm fool questions about mdf files until you have done all the above.
And please post without spelling errors or l00z3r abbreviations. (ie plz cn ny1 hlp me, it's 'please, can anyone help me?') It is not difficult and will prevent you from appearing to be a retarded american.
2007-10-03, 04:36:27
anonymous from United Kingdom  
Thought it worth mentioning (though couldn't be arsed to read through entire thread due to dick-head postings so I apologise if I am repeating something), that I got a RAR with an MDF and MDS file, which burned to DVD with 3 clicks of a Mouse using DVD Decrypter.
2007-10-25, 10:27:00
anonymous from United Kingdom  
What i did with an mdf was install alcohol 120% free trial version and then right click on the mdf fileand select 'mount image'. After this it went to autorun and the game installed fine.
2007-11-02, 03:28:25
anonymous from United Kingdom  
Bunch of turds. Why flame the retards??? LOL (sniggering) We were all there once.......
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