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Subject Re: Re: Easy2BootReply
Subject E2B - fantastic programReply
I have been working with computers for 13 years and had about a dozen flash drives with various programs in my toolbox. I found out about this from another tech and use it both at work and home. At work we have to reimage machines and part of that is updating bios. I put the update utilities and iso's on the drive and boot to that, run the updater and it is done in about 2 minutes. Test a machine? Boot to any of a dozen iso's. Check for virus and malware? No problem. Lost password? Simple. I absolutely love having all of the programs needed in one place on one drive with a simple menu system. Adding and deleting iso's and utilities is just click and drag. I am running this on a 500gb usb3 drive so the whole thing is very fast. Great job and Thank You!
Subject Great tool!Reply
Thank you very much for your great E2B tool. I just found it yesterday and I like it. Good job!
Subject Thanks so muchReply
Steve, Easy2Boot kicks every other USB making tool's ass!. no offense to sardu, yumi,Rufus but E2B is king since its free to use plus you just copy and paste ISO files and they just work.
keep up the great work Steve and i will make sure to donate soon.
By Andreas K
Thanks for your great work and great support. I will advise E2B to everyone how could need/use it.
I make donation, but, I must say thanks too, because this was for years my dream :-) Thanks for your job!
This software is incredible! You have done a marvelous job programming this, Steve. I could not find such an effective piece of software to easily boot multiple ISOs from a single USB. Your software does perfectly what many others try to mimic poorly.
Subject Thank youReply
Subject Nice workReply
Have used this successfully on an oldish Mac Mini that had rEFIt installed as a boot manager (ok rEFInd I now know is better). E2B loaded up and installed another OS on the hard drive.
Thanks a lot for a great utility.
Subject A Very Big Thank YouReply
This tool is amazing - I have been able with (the newest version 2.1.730A) RMPrep usb to format a newer type fixed HDD removable Kingston Data Traveller 64GB G2 USB-3.0 exFAT filesystem as bootable on a very modern computer (just over a year old) setup with (grubldr-and-C:\2PTNS)
then I simply copied all the files from a previous older type of flash drive already set up with Easy2Boot a small first try, 8GB one and Even managed to install the newer Qemu_x86_x64 emulator to the drive ,
its slow in 32bit emulation mode whilst booted into windows,
(not-surprised, get no errors though!!) but its amazingly -blazingly fast when booted from bios menu..........this is the leap in coding brilliance I have been looking for, No more spindles of DVD+-RW Despair for me !!
- not to mention that this was a life saver when My bios stopped seeing my DVD drive completely and my system was infected and needed a re-install to fix it.
So MANY MANY THANKS Steve .....a donation is on its way ..........No other solution was needed except for a larger flash drive to store more ISO files.......
more VHD files.....etc
I was even upset at my new usb flash drive purchased to make a new multiboot drive ...... When I realized it was a fixed disk type......but handled by your software without a hitch !
I love the fact I got to try it for free too before deciding if it was, indeed the solution I Had Spent Hours trying to find,... before contributing to your work...........my search is over for an easy to use solution to multiboot.
A Very Recommended addition to a techie toolbox!!
Subject updating infoReply
I realized after reading my post back I had not made a couple of things clear for others to follow in my original post.
Firstly that I copied all of the files from my first Easy2Boot drive to the new one Except The grldr file , VERY important to know ,
as the newer file created on the drive when formatted with RMPrep usb
(the newest version 2.1.730A) is better so dont overwrite it!!
I would also like to explain that in order to use the newer
files I first Installed the newer version in a booted windows 64bit machine then copied ALL of the files from the installation directory
C:\Program Files\Qemu -
to the E2B drive Qemu folder -
which in my case is -
(Substitute Your own E2B Drive letter for K:\)
Then copied the
to the Desktop, Rename it to Qemu.exe
and then cut and paste it back into the E2B Qemu folder
folder , again substitute the K:\ for your own drive letter,
I also set the memory for Qemu emulator to the MAX for my system RAM (in my case 8GB) Which is why it loads super fast when booted from BIOS menu, I did this by editing the
(line 13) set MEM=8192
You need to change this everytime you update the drive to the newest version as RoboCopy overwrites this file when it updates the drive from the
UPDATE_E2B_DRIVE.CMD found in the newest downloaded version folder.
I would like to point out however that I have Not tried to boot this drive on a REAL not emulated 32bit system to check if this version of Qemu will run on 32bit so please bear this in mind.....
All I do know is that these settings LAG like hell in the 32bit emulator while booted to windows 64bit but absolutely fly from BIOS boot!!
I am not sure if I know anybody with a 32bit system any more to try it!!!
So best only upgrade Qemu on 64bit hardware probably..........if someone can test would be helpful.
Thanks once again Steve for an amazing tool.........
looks brilliant with my own boot screen too!
Subject Re: updating infoReply
I tested the latest QEMU for 64-bit but i had some problems.
1. Huge filelist to copy with loads of big DLLs
2. Still won't boot Win8 64-bit
3. Twice as slow as the old QEMU 32-bit version in E2B\RMPrepUSB.
As you say, the advantage is that you can use more RAM with the new version.
On balance, I prefer VBOX+VMUB - much faster and more reliable!
Thank you for the opportunity to use and test your tool.I`m a novice Brazilian technician.
By Alexander PI
Thank you for the opportunity to test and check E2B possibilities. I would be glad to find it helpfull and translated to Greek.
Subject Re: E2BReply
Thanks, you can send me the files via email. Use the Contact Me form to let me know. You may find this blog post helpful
If you have any problems or questions then contact me.
Subject THanks For This ProgramReply
I've been looking for a better way of creating multiple bootable flash drives and I look forward to trying this
Subject Most sincere thanksReply
Just want to drop a note to say how much i appreciate you and and all your hard work.
I am a volunteer computer technician. I choose to do this for free on my own time because so many people need help with their computers but have little money. I can't imagine life without a working computer. So this is my way of helping my community.
Fixing computers makes me happy and E2B makes it possible.... So YOU make me happy. :-)
Thank you so much.
Subject Grub flashing cursorReply
Many thanks for this fantastic piece of software. I successfully managed to make a multiboot USB with a bunch of different linux flavor ISOs (Debian, Fedora-Workstation, Fedora-Server, Kali, LinuxMint, Ubuntu). Now when I try to boot my ASUS Essentio CM1855-US003S desktop with it, the flashing cursor appears [like so: grub> _] and I don't get a menu. I wonder what I'm doing wrong. I read through the FAQs and followed the instructions given on question: Symptom: Flashing cursor - no Main menu on some systems, e.g. ASUS M4A89GTD.
... but it still hasn't worked.
Have you got any thoughts for me?
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