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Windows 7: create recovery tool on 1gb usb drive?

18 Sep 2010   #1
FuturDreamz

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 
create recovery tool on 1gb usb drive?

hello. I have a 1gb usb drive that I want to install gparted and other tools that can be used to recover Windows7 (and XP) from unbootable problems. so far i have gparted on my list, but what I want to do is install DamnSmallLinux (100mb) as the base OS and install all other linux based windows tools that will fit on this drive on this drive.

is this possible?

thanks


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18 Sep 2010   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello.







Have a look at this tutorial at the link below.


Install Windows 7 from USB Pen Drive/External Hard Disk Using Grub4Dos
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18 Sep 2010   #3
FuturDreamz

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

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1. I'd like to have a drive that can recover my current installation without losing data, or be able to recover data.
2. I already have installation media
3. It's a 1gb flash drive Win7 installer is over 2gb. something tells me this may not work.


Ideally I just want the drive to have dsl, with gparted, and antivirus program, and a registry fixer, and whatever else is needed.
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18 Sep 2010   #4
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

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18 Sep 2010   #5
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

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18 Sep 2010   #6
FuturDreamz

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

sorry. unetbootin will automatically download and install dsl so installing linux is not the problem.


my question is: what packages should I put in dsl?
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18 Sep 2010   #7
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Knoppix is linux and comes with tools for data recovery. I will fit on a 1 GB drive. You may want to at least check out the site and see what utilities it comes with.
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