I had a request today from Rob about how to add the MRI ISO to Easy2Boot. This is private s/w and is available to GeekSquad members.
I found that mostly it just worked as a.iso file added to E2B (after running WinContig to ensure it was contiguous). The menu system was checked and the results were as follows: 1. System diag - 1 pc-check RUNS OK 2. Memory diag - 1 memtest86 4.2 HANGS!?? 2 memtest86+ 4.2 RUNS OK 3 windows memory diag 0.4 RUNS OK 4 PC check mem diag RUNS OK 5 PC check diag RUNS OK 3. Hard drive utils - 1 PC check RUNS OK 2 Drive Fitness RUNS OK 3 Seatools RUNS OK 4 WD Tools RUNS OK 5 Dariks Boot & Nuke OK 6 MRI PE Utilities - CANNOT LOCATE MRI DISK 4. Password reset utils - 1 Samurai RUNS OK UP TO CANNOT LOCATE MRI DISK 2 Offline NT pwd RUNS OK 5.
Best buy's geeksquad tool MRI does all of those, and uses BartPE, so I'm pretty sure it's possible. Unless I'm missing something. All are free downloads that sound like they do what you're trying to do. Once again, I say that I. Now I can carry around one USB drive instead of CD's! Was this post helpful? Oct 19, 2016. MRI is great for off system virus scans without removing the hard drive and great for hardware diagnostics. Customizer is great for preforming unattended updates. ISO is bootable. Does still phone home and will expire! All I did was extract the ISO, updated the virus defs and added customizer then recreated.
MRI - CANNOT LOCATE MRI DISK To fix the - 'CANNOT LOCATE MRI DISK' issue I extracted the sources folder and the mri.exe file to the root of the E2B USB drive. Then I found that the MRI WinPE booted and ran the MRI.exe OK, but the menu had greyed out a lot of the utilities, to fix this I extracted some of the utility folders from the ISO. This worked fine but left me with 1GB of folders on the E2B drive and a 1.2GB ISO! To fix this, I ran Daemon Tools Pro and edited the.ISO file and simply deleted the first 7 folders in the list below to leave a.
List 3 - grub2 menu system (for UEFI-booting of non-UEFI ISOs) Tips • For most ISOs (except Windows Install ISOs), just copy the ISO file to the _ISO MAINMENU folder. • Try to avoid spaces and special characters in file names - use _ instead of a space. If it works, then try it with spaces. • Some files may require the file extension to be changed (if so, it will be mentioned in the list below) • Some payloads may require you to add and edit a (if so, it will be mentioned in the list below). Sample.mnu files can be found in the E2B download in the _ISO docs Sample mnu Files folder. Look also for sample.txt files. • Generally, if it works for one version of a distro, it will work with any version of the same family/type.
• Turn the SCROLL LOCK LED on before selecting the ISO file to see E2B suggestions • If a.ISO file doesn't seem to work correctly or you want to UEFI-boot from it, use the and convert it to a FAT32. • It is possible to add multiple, fully-installed linux OS's (see ) and WindowsToGo OS's (see ) • If installing from a bootable linux installation ISO, specify /dev/sdX 4 as the cdrom source device (this will be the linux ISO- e.g. mount /dev/sdb4 /cdrom or sudo mount /dev/sdb4 /mnt/cdrom), where X is the USB drive letter, e.g. Alternatively, try converting the ISO to a.imgPTN file using MPI_FAT32 (e.g. RedHat linux installation) and no special action should be required. For Debian, you may need to use -t vfat /dev/sdX4. • For.ISO files that boot to DOS 7 or later - use.
ISODOS01 file extension - the CD/ISO contents can then be found on DOS drive B: after booting. • Some DOS programs (e.g.
BIOS updates, etc. Freddie Gibbs Madlib Pinata Download Blogspot there. ) can be copied to the E2B drive and then run using the DOS - FreeDos menu entry to boot to DOS - drive C: will be the E2B USB drive (NTFS or FAT32 supported). See also the RMPrepUSB Tutorial #33 on how to make bootable FreeDOS floppy disk images.
See E2B DOS page. • For Windows PE ISOs, try. ISOPE01 (mounts ISO as Y:) (Removable USB drives or USB HDD + WinHelper flash drive). Ammoru Telugu Movie Video Songs Free Download there.
For E2B USB HDD drives, some WinPE ISOs may need to be converted to. ImgPTN for full functionality. • For WinBuilder PE ISOs always use the. Iso file extension - see. • For WinPE UEFI-booting, convert to FAT32.imgPTN files. • If you get a syslinux boot: prompt instead of a syslinux menu - press [TAB] key and type one of the boot options shown.
• If you still having problems and it is not in this list below, search this site first and then and I will try to help. Common 'gotchas': • Make sure all files are (Windows Installer ISOs and VHDs don't need to be). • For Win 7/8/10 Install ISOs use a removable USB drive to avoid ' CD/DVD drive driver required' error (see for workarounds). You can check what type of USB Flash drive you have (Fixed or Removable) by using RMPrepUSB. • Many Windows Install ISOs require you to specify a Product Key or you will get a 'licence' error - even Evaluation versions which do not normally require a Product Key will give an error unless you specify the correct evaluation Product Key (tip: install it using some other method (e.g. Rufus or.imgPTNfile) and use ProduKey to find out what key it used).
IsoPE01 file extensions require a Removable E2B drive or a WINHELPER USB Flash drive. • If using an E2B hard disk, convert Windows Installer Vista/7/8/10 ISO files to FAT32.
• Use a USB 2.0 port if the correct USB 3.0 drivers are not contained in the ISO ( and some linux ISOs may not contain correct USB controller drivers for modern chipsets). • Keep all files within the first 137GB if using a large USB HDD (due to a common ) • You cannot UEFI-boot directly from an ISO file using grub4dos E2B menu. To UEFI-boot, use a.imgPTN or the. • Special instructions for Windows 7 64-bit UEFI booting • See for more 'gotchas' and issues. The entries in bold type below have been tested by me personally. • WINDOWS INSTALLER ISOs - Windows Server 2003, XP Home/Pro must be copied to the correct _ISO WINDOWS xxx folder.
Trial product Key 4GQ7-HG48K-7YP6R-6JM4C-33FMQ. For XP ISOs that contain a $OEM$ folder, some ISOs may work (e.g. Windows 2000 is not supported - you can however make a - test it - and then convert the flash drive to a.imgPTN image for use with E2B. For others, use to make a USB Flash drive and then use the MPI Tool Kit to make a partition image.imgPTN file from the Flash drive (say Yes to combine menu.lst files). • WINDOWS INSTALLER ISOs - Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Server 2012, Multipoint Server, Server 2K8R2, Windows 10, Server 2016 - must be copied to the correct _ISO WINDOWS xxx folder. For Win8/8.1/10 you must specify the correct Product Key or you may get a 'license' error or some other error. Place Windows Multipoint Server ISOs in SVR2K8R2 folder. If using a Fixed-disk type of E2B USB drive, a is also required for Vista/7/8/10 - OR - convert to a.imgPTN file using the.
For all non-standard Vista/7/8/10 ALL-IN-ONE (AIO) ISOs, monkrus ISOs, WinPE, Windows Repair and Microsoft Deployment Tool (MDT) ISOs - convert to a.imgPTN file using the (use FAT32 if possible for UEFI boot support). Special instructions for Windows 7 64-bit UEFI booting. Note: Some Windows Installer ISOs (Vista/7/8/10) that don't require a Product Key may 'just work' if you rename them with a.isope01 file extension and place them in any 'normal' payload folder - e.g. _ISO MAINMENU. You must use a Removable flash drive so that you get the LOADISO blue console window or convert them to.imgPTN files or use a 'Helper' USB Flash drive. • Windows 8/10 Recovery - copy the ' _ISO docs Sample mnu files Windows Boot_Recovery_WIM.mnu' file to _ISO MAINMENU and you should be able to boot to the Recovery.wim file on any Windows 8/10 system disk without even needing a wim file on your E2B drive or a recovery partition on the target drive! • Windows Server 2003 Installer X13-04874.img - rename to.iso (use '2K3' in filename - e.g.
Windows2K3.iso) and place in the _ISO WINDOWS XP folder and treat as if installing XP. Usually will work using the DPMS2 mass storage drivers for XP. • Windows Server 2013 - see blog post • Windows 98 Install ISO - rename to.isoDOS01 - CD files will be on B: drive. See RMPrepUSB - see blog post. Can also make a.imgPTN file. • Windows ME Install ISO - rename to.isoDOS01 - CD files will be on B: drive. See RMPrepUSB - see blog post. Can also make a.imgPTN file.
• Tablet PC 2005 (XP SP2) and Media Center Installer ISO(s) - see blog post • Windows 7 Recovery CD (also try.isoPE01) • Windows 7/8/10 PE - use.iso or.iso01 - for WinPE's that require acccess to the WinPE CD once it has booted, if a removable USB E2B drive use. Note:.isoPE/.isoPE01 requires a Removable E2B drive or a WINHELPER USB Flash drive so that the ISO is loaded as a virtual drive - if a USB HDD E2B drive, try converting to a.imgPTN file.
• Windows 7/8/10 OS WinToGo.VHD or.VHDX files - the file does not need to be contiguous and can be on another partition (v1.69+) - for instructions see blog post and for a really easy method - see. Quick instructions for CSM MBR booting: use WinToUSB to make a bootable USB WinToGo drive (using a VHD) - boot from the USB drive and complete Windows Setup - copy VHD file to E2B's _ISO WIN folder. • WindowsXPToGo from a.VHD file, rename to.VHDBOOT - see. • - improved Hirens miniXP - download from - see blog post. • Windows 7/8/10 single-image PE3.WIM files - e.g. Win8.1PESE boot.wim file - the file does not need to be contiguous and can be on another partition (v1.69+) • WinBuilder Win7PE-based ISOs - always use E2B v1.90+ and.iso file extension - see blog and instructions • ERD Commander 2005 or 2007 or MSDaRT 5.0 ISOs, Windows Recovery ISOs - use the.isomemF01 or.isomemwinv file extension or use the ERD5_DPMS.mnu sample file. See blog post and this website page.
• MSDaRT 6.0, 6.5 7.0 8.0 8.1 - Win 7 32&64-bit - rename to.isoPE or.isoPE01 file extension. See blog post. • - Forensic WinPE - rename file extension as.iso01 and place in root of E2B drive - see blog.
• Windows For Legacy PCs (winflp) - try.isofiramem or.isowinvmem file extensions for the install ISO. OpenDiagnostics_stable.iso • Pinguy Pinguy_OS_14.04.4-1-LTS-Mini_x86-64.iso • xpud xpud-0.9.2.iso • CMRR HDDErase.iso - erase modern HDDs quickly - use. IsoDOS01 file extension and run B: HDDErase.exe. • Lightning Linux 3.2-amd64.iso • emmabuntus-de-i386-jessie-1.01.iso • hard disk diagnostic Hutil210.iso - rename as.isoDOS01 - once booted type B: [ENTER] and then HUTIL [ENTER] and Y to agree. • – When the message 'can’t find Installation disc' appears, then Cancel, then select Hard disk from the menu.
Next select the USB disk and sdb4 or whatever the USB drive was named, make sure 4th partition is selected and OK twice (you can instead point it to the installation ISO file on the USB drive). • - type sdb4 (if USB drive is 2nd drive) (tip from saddlejib on reboot.pro - to list drives type blkid in linux bash prompt and then type reboot) - see to see how to get it to work automatically by making a FAT16 image. • - must extract all files from the ISO and use the.mnu file in docs folder (Note: USB support seems to be broken in recent versions so it no longer boots!) • igel- see for workaround. • OpenElec Installer - see my blog for how to run this from E2B.
• OpenELEC LIVE - run XMBC direct from the Easy2Boot menu even on an NTFS USB drive - see for instructions - 2013 and 2014 versions. • Older ESET SysRescue ISOs based on WinPE - see and blog entry. • HP Bootable linux utility tool ISOs - e.g. Hpacuoffline-8.87-12.0 - extract the ISO to the root of the E2B drive and use/adapt the HP_hpacuoffline-8.75-12.0.mnu file as required. Only one ISO can be extracted if you use a.mnu file. For multlple HP ISOs, make an.imgPTN image from a working HP formatted Flash drive using and add it to your E2B drive (you may need to select Syslinux 3.7 instead of the default syslinux) - OR - simply drag-and-drop the HP ISO file onto the MPI FAT32 Desktop shortcut to make the image file (e.g. Hpssaoffline-2.20-11.0.iso Offline HP Smart Storage Administrator Utility 184.108.40.206 5/1/2015).
Video tutorial. • Windows 7 Black Alien Edition x64-final.iso + various other 'custom' Windows Installer ISOs - must convert to.imgPTN files (see below). • (Arcanix) - extract the contents of the ISO and use the ArcaBit.mnu sample mnu file.
See blog post. • Compound grub4dos ISO files - e.g. Acronis Boot DVD 2014 v17. - Any ISO which contains multiple smaller ISO files inside it and uses grub4dos - make a.imgPTN file from the ISO.
• OpenBSD upgrade from ISO install57.iso v5.7 - see. See also OpenBSD_install59.mnu Sample menu file and blog post. • Linux Lite - convert ISO file to FAT32.imgPTN file (booting from.iso file does not work). • trisquel-mini_7.0_i686.iso - convert ISO file to FAT32.imgPTN and boot as 'LiveCD' • Phoenix OS - needs to be extracted and you can have persistence too - see blog post. List 1c - non-contiguous ISO files (MBR-booting via ISOBOOT). Tip #2: If booting via 'ISOBOOT', ensure there are no spaces in the filename and check the OS name is part of the filename, e.g. If the ISO is debian based, include 'debian' in it's filename.
These cannot be made to work using Easy2Boot (MBR booting) • Router install ISO (hard coded for CD-ROM) - DOES NOT WORK! • Some.ISOs of FreeNas, TrueOS, NetBSD, DesktopBSD, DragonFly and PCBSD - MAY NOT WORK as ISO files. However, memstick images with a single A5 type partition and some FreeBSD ISOs should work using.imgPTN files- see.
Some older ISO versions may boot directly from ISO - see blog post about making a UnetBootin drive first and then converting it to a.imgPTN file for adding to E2B. • - even UEFI-booting from a FAT32 or FAT16 partition gives a 'wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda' error??? • - needs to be on an ext3 partition. Could possibly make a.imgPTN (E2B) file + ext3.
Partition image file?? •.img files - these have multiple partitions and are not suitable for E2B. • needs real CD • Desktop-Live needs real CD •.iso or.img needs real media •.iso - needs real media (CD or floppy disk) pc-i386-boot-iso • Portable Linux Auditing CD plac-2.9.5.iso - looks for CD-ROM.
• Windows 7 / 8 x64 Install ISOs (install.wim max size 4GB) - See for Win7 64-bit UEFI boot fix or make.imgPTN file from Rufus USB stick. Special instructions for Windows 7 64-bit UEFI booting. • KonBoot 2.4/2.5 (made from a KonBoot USB drive prepared by the KonBoot script) • Deft linux Deft8 ISO • CentOS 6.4 ISO • Scientific Linux SL65 ISO • Windows 8 Easy Recovery Professional - EasyRE Rescue - ISO • bitdefender-rescue-cd ISO (use MPI_FAT32 and create 900MB file to allow room for virus definition updates). Use grub boot entry (or use MakePartImage instead of MPI_FAT32 and choose Syslinux 6 option to make Syslinux booting work). • Fedora-17-i686-Live-SoaS ISO • Fedora-Live-Desktop-x86_64-20-1 ISO - for persistence see. • korora-20-x86_64-gnome-live ISO For Persistence, follow.