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Windows 7: MACRIUM REFLECT - Create Bootable Rescue USB Drive

19 Apr 2012   #10
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Didn't know this wasn't provided by Macrium program. Thanks, now I know.

Good work, Golden!


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19 Apr 2012   #11
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Thanks Greg. Version 5 of macrium will burn a RESCUE ISO straight to a USB stick, but I find YUMI useful for storing multiple RESCUE ISO's on a single USB stick - very handy if you manage multiple PC's.
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03 May 2012   #12
gugarci

Win 7 Pro x 64, Win 7 Starter
 
 

I can't get this to work for my son's Asus netbook. I follow your instructions and the instructions in the Macrium forum.
v4: Create a Bootable Linux USB device (Linux, v4)

I keep getting the following error when using Yumi and unetbootin 282.
ip: SIOCGIFFLAGS: No such device
I also have Paragon Backup and Recovery free installed on this netbook. Paragon's rescue media builder makes a rescue USB, and that works. But I like Macrium better.
Any ideas?
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04 May 2012   #13
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi gugarci. I am not sure what that error is but a quick Google suggests it is a Linux Unternet Protocol error. Have you tried with the PE rescue disk? Unfortunately it involves a 1.7GB download of the WAIK but it is much more reliable.
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04 May 2012   #14
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Hi,

ip: SIOCGIFFLAGS: No such device
is definately Unix network-type error. Are you trying to backup from a VM by any chance? I've used this tutorial on several occasions on several systems now and have never seen this error before.

Regards,
Golden
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04 May 2012   #15
gugarci

Win 7 Pro x 64, Win 7 Starter
 
 

No I'm not trying this on a VM. I have not considered doing a PE bootable usb drive because the Macrium installed on this netbook is the free version. I only have the paid version of Macrium in my main family desktop.

Is there another way I can make a PE usb device for the netbook? I doubt this would work, but if i make one in my family desktop will it work on the netbook?

Also this netbook is an Asus Eee with Win 7 Starter.

Just found this thread, I'm going to try this later on today or over the weekend.
Windows PE Disk - Create
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04 May 2012   #16
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

You can make a PE from the free version Just chose Custom as the option and follow the wizard. As I said earlier the wizard will do a download of the WAIK this is rather large at 1.7GB.
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04 May 2012   #17
gugarci

Win 7 Pro x 64, Win 7 Starter
 
 

That's right I forgot. Is there a difference in making one through Macrium as opposed to making it by following the other tutorial at the 7 forum.
Windows PE Disk - Create
Or will they be the same?
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04 May 2012   #18
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

No that is a different disk. Macrium takes the WAIK and creates its own customized version with only the Macrium restore system plus a few other goodies.

You can chose to create either an ISO which you can include as an unsupported ISO in YUMI or it will crete a dedicated bootable USB for you.
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04 May 2012   #19
gugarci

Win 7 Pro x 64, Win 7 Starter
 
 

Ok I'll do it with Macrium. I'll post my result after I try it.
Thanks for the replies.
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