How to Open an NRG File by Using Emulation Software
If using virtual CD/DVD software, download it form the internet. Some popular virtual CD/DVD software are Daemon Tools and Alcohol 120%.
Using Daemon Tools
If you do not have Daemon Tools (Free), get it.
Daemon tools is to run things, not to burn them. It allows you to create a Virtual Drive and run the programs from there.
It supports, cue/bin, iso, nrg (Nero), ccd (CloneCD) and more.
WIth Daemon tools you can "mount" a image file and extract whatever files you wish from it, or you can run the "image" as if it were the actual cd/dvd.
Right-click on the DAEMON Tools trayicon
Select Virtual CD/DVD-ROM
Select Device [0:]
If there is no Device [0:] option, just go to Set Number of Devices and raise it to 1.
Browse and select the image you wish to mount, for either extraction of playing. Click OK/double-click on the file to mount.
Using Alcohol 120%
If you are using Alcohol 120%, download Alcohol 120% and install it on your computer.
1 Run Alcohol 120%.
2 Select Virtual Drive in the Options menu on the left side of the screen. Then click OK. Alcohol 120 will create a virtual CD/DVD drive on the computer's hard drive.
3 Click Image Finder on the menu on the left side of the screen.
4 Check Cue-Sheets Image File in the Image Finder window and click Search.
5 Right-click the appropriate BIN/CUE file in the Image Finder window and select Add selected files to Alcohol 120.
6 Right-click the BIN/CUE file in the Alcohol 120 main window and select Mount on Device and the virtual drive. There should only be one option if only one virtual drive was created.
7 Close Alcohol 120, and then select Start and My Computer from the Windows Start menu.
8 Double-click on the virtual drive in the My Computer window. This should play the media.
Besides, you can also try the following steps to play BIN file with Alcohol 120%.
This program has a simple wizard user interface, that should enable you to select the proper settings for various protected CDs.
Click the Second Button to start the Image Burning Wizard.
Click on Browse button find the image you wish to burn and select it.
The only other setting you would ever need to fool with is the datatype.
Here you can set what kind of cd you want. If your not sure, leave it alone. Click Start.