USB Flash Drive Multiboot

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  1. chrome_sturmen
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    thanks treehouse :D

    i tried both the kaspersky and the avira with yumi, but neither worked. they begin to work, but at a certain point the operation fails - has anyone else had this trouble?

    thanks!
  2. treehouse786
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    did you format the usb with yumi or windows? never had that problem with the ones you mentioned. have you tried waiting for a longer than a couple minutes?

    edit- the kaspersky one is a known issue as noted by thekid but the avira one should work
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  3. chrome_sturmen
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    i formatted with yumi ;(
    you're sayin you used yumi with the avira disc and it works fine?
  4. treehouse786
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    yes it worked fine for me, if it starts to boot then stops then it leads me to believe that its a system incompatibility with the linux back end in avira's boot cd. you can test this by burning an avira boot cd to an actual cd and see if it boots
  5. TheKid7
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  6. chrome_sturmen
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    @treehouse - i tried my usb stick with another computer and i got the same errors, so i dont think its my system, but rather some issue with yumi. gdata, avira, nor kaspersky rescue discs will work properly for me- but others, like windows emergency disc, hirens etc, work just fine.

    when i tried gdata, kaspersky, i used the "try a custom iso" option-- so anyone else been able to get these working properly?

    @the kid - i would imagine it means that now the usb stick can be formatted as ntfs

    thanks guys :D
  7. TheKid7
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    YUMI-0.0.5.3.exe – April 5, 2012

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    Re-enable Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10 entry.
  8. TheKid7
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    My two favorite Multiboot programs are YUMI and Xboot. I use YUMI for making Multiboot USB Flash Drives and Xboot for making Multiboot DVD's.

    What is your favorite Multiboot program?
  9. zapjb
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    Xboot, I'll check it out. Thanks.
  10. TheKid7
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    YUMI-0.0.5.4.exe – April 12, 2012 – Changelog
  11. TheKid7
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    YUMI-0.0.5.5 was released on April 17, 2012.

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    YUMI-0.0.5.6 was released on April 26, 2012.

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    YUMI-0.0.5.7 was released on April 27, 2012.

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    YUMI-0.0.5.8 was released on May 1, 2012.

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  15. treehouse786
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    cheers for the updates TheKid7 :thumb:
  16. pajenn
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    What's good in terms of USB 3.0 compatibility?

    I want to install Windows 7 onto a USB 3.0 flash drive because running it even from a fast USB 2.0 drive is just too slow.

    Also, does anyone know of virtual flash drive software so that I could first test building the bootable USB stick on a virtual device and then boot it in VBox or VMware? (I used to do this with CD/DVD images i.e. I would build BartPE ISOs first, test them in virtual machines, and only then burn a real CD or DVD, but now that flash drives and virtual images have replaced CD/DVDs I need a virtual flash drive program).
  17. TheKid7
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    YUMI-0.0.5.9 was released on May 11, 2012.

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  18. treehouse786
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    http://mobalivecd.mobatek.net/en/

    if you mean using the usb to install windows 7 onto other computers then you wont see much of an increase with a usb 3.0 pen drive as most of the installation time is spent extracting the files from destination hard drive to destination hard drive (not usb to destination drive)
  19. TheKid7
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    YUMI-0.0.6.0 was released on May 21, 2012.

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    YUMI-0.0.6.1 was released on May 31, 2012.

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  21. MrTeckie
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    I have been experimenting with USB Multiboot Programs Yumi and SARDU. Yumi worked best for me, although I don't like the menu structure. I am now trying Xboot, I am creating my usb drive as we speak. How hard is it to update it, ie update/delete programs already on the drive or to add new programs without creating the whole drive again? As you know, it can take a very long time to create the drive. I don't want to have to start from scratch every time I need to make a change. Thanks. From the screenshots, I think I will like the menu structure better than Yumi. I did not like that I had to install MS .NET 4.0 though. I can live with it, if it works for me. I am concern about being able to edit an existing Xboot usb drive.
  22. aladdin
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    Good questions about XBoot. I would like to know the answers.

    Best regards,

    KOR!
  23. oliverjia
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    The good old grub4dos for direct ISO booting works the best in terms of adding/deleting/changing a boot item/ISO.
  24. TheKid7
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    YUMI-0.0.6.2 was released on June 9, 2012.

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    YUMI-0.0.6.3 was released on June 19, 2012.

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