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Windows 7: Macrium Reflect not reading image file from DVD-RW

30 Dec 2010   #11
mitchell64

Windows Seven Home Premium 32bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EzioAuditore View Post
Found of googling- How to Burn ISO's to a Flash Drive | eHow.com
used ImgBurn as stated there but didn't work.
I think it may be a bit more complex than one would imagine and it would have to be specific to Macrium.

If you really want to use a flash drive unless someone is familiar with it here & reads your thread i also can not see anything in Macrium's Help menu you may have have a look around Macrium's forum (I assume they have one)


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30 Dec 2010   #12
EzioAuditore

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

Macrium forum is only for their licensed customers. However, in their tutorial section, i found this- Macrium KB
But it too involves a download of 100mb. Seeing that I've already ran out of my data download for this month and dloading that on a dialup is so <beep> , I'll be better off with purchasing a disc (and wasting it just for 7mb).
Ps: I wrote 'beep' just for fun and was not really saying something abusive.
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30 Dec 2010   #13
mitchell64

Windows Seven Home Premium 32bit SP1
 
 

CD's are cheap & a 100mb at dial up is a long wait probably 5+hours best wishes my friend hope it all goes ok i am sure it will
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30 Dec 2010   #14
EzioAuditore

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

Thanks Mitchell. Will update you how it goes.
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30 Dec 2010   #15
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Here is how to create the Linux bookable USB.

Macrium KB

Jim
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30 Dec 2010   #16
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EzioAuditore View Post
Found of googling- How to Burn ISO's to a Flash Drive | eHow.com
used ImgBurn as stated there but didn't work.
Mmm....who is the guru on Macrium here? Isn't it whs? Maybe if he sees this he can comment.

Bah: Jim beat me to it.!

EDIT : Actually that link should be included in the imaging tutorials too........
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30 Dec 2010   #17
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

The easiest way is to burn the Linux restore program to a cd or dvd. After it boots remove it and insert the LAST image disk in the drive and it should find the image index and away you go.

Jim
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30 Dec 2010   #18
EzioAuditore

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

Hey thanks guys. Much appreciated.
Just one problem. I by mistake used the Clean command under diskpart and i cant format my pendrive now.
How do i mark it logical again using diskpart? I think it has to do something with the create option, but i'm unable to figure out the write syntax. I entered 'create partition', some options appear like logical, extended. I entered logical but nothing happens. The help section gets displayed instead.
EDIT: Solved! Going to retore now.
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30 Dec 2010   #19
EzioAuditore

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

I don't know why it's not booting off the pen drive. I followed the tutorial there. My pendrive is detected as the 'Verifying DMI Pool data' but no option comes to boot from it like 'Press any key to boot from usb-fdd' or such..
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30 Dec 2010   #20
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Can't help you on that. I have never tried booting from a USB stick as I just use a CD or DVD. I guess I may have to give it a try for future use.

Jim
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