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Windows 7: MACRIUM REFLECT - Create Bootable Rescue USB Drive


12 Mar 2012   #19
Golden

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MACRIUM REFLECT - Create Bootable Rescue USB Flash Drive

How to Create a Bootable Rescue USB Flash Drive for Macrium Reflect


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04 May 2012   #20
Golden

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Hi,

Sorry this doesn't work for you : I agree, use the WAIK as a workaround.

Out of interest, if you use Macrium to burn a traditional rescue CD/DVD, do you get the same error message?

Regards,
Golden


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04 May 2012   #21
gugarci

Win 7 Pro x 64, Win 7 Starter
 
 

Don't know because this netbook has no cd/dvd drive. And putting the ISO created by Macrium 5 on the usb drive does nothing.
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04 May 2012   #22
kado897

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You need either to incorporate it into YUMI as in the tutorial or instead of creating the ISO Macrium gives you the option to create a bootable USB with just the Macrium PE on it.
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04 May 2012   #23
gugarci

Win 7 Pro x 64, Win 7 Starter
 
 

And I tried both tutorials and Yumi and Unetbooting did not work. I even tried just putting the ISO on the USB drive alone since someone here mentioned that v5 can save the ISO to the USB device. But now that I think about it, I used an image that I created earlier that day was saved originally to my desktop. Maybe I'll try creating a new ISO with Macrium and save it directly to the USB.

As soon as I get access to my son's netbook I'll try this and if it doesn't work I'll try making the USB PE boot device.
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05 May 2012   #24
lala1990

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

pardon me, but can i ask, can the bootable usb drive created by yumi be used for other purposes like storage, or has it become solely a bootable usb drive only and not meant for other uses (storage)?
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06 May 2012   #25
Golden

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Hi,

You can still use free space on the USB to store other items if you wish.

Regards,
Golden
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06 May 2012   #26
lala1990

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

ok thank you very much
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06 May 2012   #27
kado897

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You can use the free space but you must not disturb the existing directory structure.It is probably safest to add a new directory to the root for your stuff.
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06 May 2012   #28
lala1990

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
You can use the free space but you must not disturb the existing directory structure.It is probably safest to add a new directory to the root for your stuff.
thank you, that was what i did.
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06 May 2012   #29
gugarci

Win 7 Pro x 64, Win 7 Starter
 
 

I'm just not having any luck with this netbook. I downloaded the file and followed the instructions on the link below.
Create a Custom Windows PE Rescue Environment

I have followed every step about more than 5 times and I still cannot get it to work. Everything is like the tutorial except I never see step 4. The Rescue Media Drivers page never displays! At the end I keep getting the following error message:
"Failed to create Win PE USB rescue media. The USB drive may be unsuitable please try another drive."

This is a Asus Eee with Win 7 Starter and I'm using a 4GB SandDisk flash drive formatted to Fat32. Also to play it safe I have downloaded the 1.7GB file 2 separate times in case one was corrupted. And have started from scratch 3 times by uninstalling and reinstalling the WAIK.
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