Boot Land Newsletter

Weekly news from the land of Boot disks.      


Introduction

2009 has begun and with it came the discussion of new projects to challenge the sharp mind of boot land developers.

What do you think that should be done next?

Some talk about a Windows 7 PE, others talk about scripting the process to make XP run from USB drives.

Well, let's hear your opinion and let 2009 become a year without limits to your imagination!


App Scripts

Generic scripts that use common templates and work on all projects that support this method.


[app script] InfraRecorder v.0.46.2 Freeware CD/DVD burning software - read article
by Galapo with 1823 views and 7 comments.

[app script] UltraISO v.9.3.1.26330 CD/DVD image creation, editing, and mounting - read article
by Galapo with 3230 views and 14 comments.

[app script] XnView v.1.95.4 Freeware image viewing and (basic) image editing software - read article
by Galapo with 2243 views and 21 comments.

Kaspersky AntiVirus 8.454 2009 scv.14 Eng. For VistaPE August 23 2008 - read article
by Max_Real Qnx with 2696 views and 32 comments.

XMPlay Media Player 3.42 w/Skins&Plugs - read article
by amalux with 572 views and 10 comments. Last reply by MedEvil.

Acronis� TrueImage Echo WorkStation� version 9.5 - read article
by Max_Real Qnx with 1026 views and 13 comments. Last reply by amalux.

Short Acronis True Image script - read article
by DaveXP with 1320 views and 11 comments. Last reply by loox.

DP Mass Storage Driverpack speed integration v6 Auto Download & Install (no dpbase,using my tool) - read article
by saydin77 with 1101 views and 20 comments. Last reply by Lancelot.

Opera v9.63 Opera Web Browser v9.63 - update - read article
by saydin77 with 274 views and 5 comments.

7-Zip 7-Zip v4.63 final - read article
by saydin77 with 300 views and 6 comments. Last reply by JonF.

XYxplorer 7.9 file manager - read article
by billonious with 270 views and 10 comments. Last reply by Lancelot.

error 1168 in PeNetwork Error 1168: Element not found in PeNetwork WLAN - read article
by Vially with 107 views and 4 comments.

ProduKey 3.15 Recover product keys - read article
by JonF with 90 views and 1 comments. Last reply by TheHive.

A few Scripts for Acronis, Truecrypt Recue Disc and Ultimate Boot CD - read article
by drmaniac with 85 views and 3 comments. Last reply by Lancelot.

Created a Vidalia TOR Script to browse anonymous :) - read article
by drmaniac with 77 views and 7 comments. Last reply by psc.

2 Scripts:Firefox Portable+TORButton and OperaTOR - read article
by drmaniac with 12 views and 3 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.




Suggestions and Requests

Ideas and thoughts about new scripts and developments.


Survey: I use my Pe for ... - read article
by MedEvil with 937 views and 11 comments. Last reply by billonious.

inf - script together support suggestion for wb Chief Nuno your opinion needed - read article
by Lancelot with 994 views and 50 comments.

my ideas adding output on USB, ngine method, Fake Signature Method, drivers... - read article
by mr_ with 106 views and 7 comments. Last reply by cdob.

Separation of system-core and user-stuff: LODR-packs - read article
by sanbarrow with 619 views and 61 comments. Last reply by amalux.




VistaPE

Project designed to customize and tweak boot disks based on Windows PE 2.0 from Vista


Microsoft Live Messenger 8.5.1302.1018 Eng. For VistaPE Messaging and Chat - read article
by Max_Real Qnx with 1402 views and 3 comments. Last reply by vale|46.

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Client - read article
by NightMan with 1250 views and 2 comments. Last reply by egonle.

nVIDIA ForceWare 66.32 First VistaPE Video Drivers - read article
by online with 2050 views and 6 comments. Last reply by reti.

VistaPE is for Vista 32bit ONLY (x86) NO, it won't work with x64 Read FAQs - read article
by jaclaz with 3574 views and 8 comments. Last reply by loox.

VistaPE Boot Hangs when ghost imgs added to custom VistaPE Boot Hangs when ghost imgs added to custom - read article
by Corrupter with 789 views and 14 comments. Last reply by icare.

VistaPE 12 RC1 out please test and report here, thanks - read article
by ctmag with 5934 views and 123 comments. Last reply by InfinityoO.

Getting errors on VistaPE during build - read article
by pcguy999 with 1888 views and 45 comments. Last reply by PaPeuser.

Acronis - read article
by JFLORES with 988 views and 15 comments.

vistape using pxelinux.cfg anyone? - read article
by spazmanian with 150 views and 4 comments. Last reply by Aviad Raviv.

Error in building vista pe - read article
by madfirefighter with 410 views and 4 comments. Last reply by lj70.

IE7 error; website need user name and password error encountered when access basic authentication website - read article
by PJW with 278 views and 15 comments. Last reply by 2aCD.

Is there a way to become "the Owner" of a file (with VistaPE)? - read article
by DaveXP with 590 views and 23 comments. Last reply by wastebin.

ERD COMMANDER VistaPe - read article
by JFLORES with 363 views and 5 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

Problems by building a Vista PE CD - read article
by es_tut with 420 views and 9 comments. Last reply by hurricane51.

How to exclude a specific app from being packed into vistape.wim? WinBuilder 075 beta 5 - read article
by vale|46 with 187 views and 6 comments. Last reply by JonF.

Change hostname - read article
by Karnat with 60 views and 0 comments.

ComBo Box Looking for help - read article
by JFLORES with 101 views and 1 comments. Last reply by PaPeuser.

FileCopy - Failed to copy *599 errors* - read article
by jrxnelson with 62 views and 0 comments.

Drive imaging and that kind of thing - read article
by belinda with 143 views and 3 comments. Last reply by JonF.

Mouse/KB Don't work - read article
by hurricane51 with 68 views and 3 comments. Last reply by Arvy.

Plug and Play - read article
by Jaymatt69 with 49 views and 1 comments. Last reply by PaPeuser.

little changes for Explorer-Script - read article
by 2aCD with 24 views and 1 comments. Last reply by amalux.




nativeEx & LiveXP

Projects targeted to build boot disks based on PE environments from Windows XP and Windows 2003 Install discs.


Live XP minor findings & addings for contribution Look only Post #1 and Last Posts of this topic - read article
by Lancelot with 31157 views and 989 comments.

LiveXP XP STyle Interface How to obtain the well known blue styled XP theme in LiveXP? - read article
by Ralf Euser with 1488 views and 35 comments. Last reply by megaborg.

Google Chrome Browser - read article
by CD-RW with 780 views and 10 comments. Last reply by Lancelot.

HoJoPE Hives Factory Halt Error - read article
by niche99 with 613 views and 17 comments. Last reply by psc.

JonF's BootSDI problems continued from 911cd.net - read article
by JonF with 1376 views and 75 comments. Last reply by Lancelot.

LiveXP 'Factory Settings' - read article
by psc with 1008 views and 54 comments.

Internet Explorer and MMC Problem: The dependency service or group failed to start - read article
by vain with 67 views and 1 comments. Last reply by MedEvil.

NaughtyPE - no cursor on real hardware Hello and Noobie's greetings - read article
by Mikee55 with 125 views and 17 comments.




PC emulators

All talks regarding computer emulators or methods for converting physical machines into virtual machines that run from a PC emulator.
Also a spot where Sanbarrow exposes his P2V techniques.



MOA 2.3 - read article
by sanbarrow with 6602 views and 46 comments.

VirtualBox 2.1 - read article
by sanbarrow with 289 views and 11 comments.




Projects

Resources and informations regarding script projects


[project] NaughtyPE The Multimedia PE! - read article
by MedEvil with 16306 views and 71 comments. Last reply by psc.





Tutorials

The best place to post teaching lessons, tutorials and quick guides to show how things can be done. The best thing about sharing knowledge is that we can all learn from the experience of other members who found great solutions and took the time and effort to share them with others.


Install XP from USB Prepare Bootable USB-drive with USB_MultiBoot.cmd - read article
by wimb with 118154 views and 131 comments. Last reply by Bobberbob.

If command Some 'secrets' which should not be secrets - read article
by psc with 112 views and 1 comments.

Can't Launch USB_MultiBoot_10.cmd I'm having trouble launching Launch USB_MultiBoot_10.cmd - read article
by alcaide with 84 views and 3 comments. Last reply by ilko.




Development

Mainly focused on new development ideas and scripts. Where new scripts are placed to be fully tested and reviewed by other members before posting on the app scripts section.


WinBuilder DBMS Beta Client Packages Searchable project management, tracking, cataloging, downloading - read article
by Arvy with 7895 views and 63 comments.

ShellExecute Maybe necessary to enhance - read article
by psc with 185 views and 5 comments. Last reply by fxscrpt.

Source Formatting Indents inside Begin / End blocks - read article
by psc with 143 views and 2 comments. Last reply by Lancelot.

Any differences between WinBuilder and BartPE I'm getting some doubts - read article
by psc with 243 views and 9 comments. Last reply by amalux.

Execute exe AFTER network support My program depends on network support - read article
by rsterling with 44 views and 3 comments. Last reply by amalux.

windows 7 PE - read article
by gxp with 103 views and 3 comments. Last reply by yahoouk.




German




an 2acd - deine mailbox ist voll - read article
by ctmag with 60 views and 3 comments. Last reply by 2aCD.

Some needed files missing in BootSDI Build stopped by script command - read article
by micha041 with 104 views and 3 comments. Last reply by MedEvil.

XP auf USB zCopy error/Recommended RamDisk 283Mb - read article
by micha041 with 104 views and 5 comments. Last reply by psc.




Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista

Informations regarding windows 2K, XP, windows 2003 and windows Vista


what role has setupldr.bin in booting xp - read article
by CJ Wijtmans with 525 views and 16 comments.

virtual storage driver from Microsoft - read article
by bilou_gateux with 733 views and 17 comments. Last reply by dog.

Windows and background HDD writes permanent but minimal for SSD media - read article
by FloKo84 with 113 views and 2 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.




Grub4dos

GRUB4DOS is an universal boot loader based on GNU GRUB. It can boot off DOS/LINUX, or via Windows boot manager/syslinux/lilo, or from MBR/CD. It also has builtin BIOS disk emulation, ATAPI CDROM driver, etc.


grub4dos, .iso images and (hd32) or (0xFF) mapping What is working, and how to do it - read article
by jaclaz with 11853 views and 12 comments. Last reply by muffin.

Grub4dos Guide/Tutorial - read article
by diddy with 8348 views and 18 comments. Last reply by Icecube.

UBCD5.00 (beta7) grub4dos menu - read article
by Icecube with 1303 views and 24 comments. Last reply by tinybit.

feature request, chainload DR-DOS directly - read article
by mr_ with 135 views and 3 comments.

Pxe Booting with Grub4dos - read article
by mr_ with 55 views and 4 comments.

feature request: description for menu entry - read article
by mr_ with 36 views and 2 comments.




News

News in boot land. This is a good way to keep track of changes and post your opinions about them.


Get yourname.winbuilder.net - read article
by Nuno Brito with 4640 views and 57 comments. Last reply by psc.

Holidays for Galapo! - read article
by Galapo with 1264 views and 13 comments. Last reply by Lancelot.

Happy birthday Nightman! - read article
by Nuno Brito with 108 views and 4 comments. Last reply by ctmag.

Happy 2009!! - read article
by Nuno Brito with 178 views and 11 comments. Last reply by Max_Real Qnx.




Multiboot and USB support

Make your computer or disk support multiple operative systems and learn how to boot your OS from USB drives.


XP setup doesn't start if there is an ext3 partition - read article
by mr_ with 444 views and 4 comments. Last reply by Slesa.

grub4dos with BartPE in multiboot cd - read article
by r140 with 350 views and 8 comments.

Create a dvd multios cd Gparted, Systemrescuecd puppy bartpe ubcd - read article
by r140 with 198 views and 4 comments. Last reply by Lancelot.

usb booting problem,detected as floppy unable to boot usb on intel845g,BIOS detect/map usb stick as floppy - read article
by cdnbln with 101 views and 6 comments. Last reply by Garfield.




AeroStudio

Graphical MultiBoot Environment


Aero Studio 2008 Another Graphic Multiboot Menu System - read article
by useronce with 20767 views and 73 comments. Last reply by pokemon1.




Project forge

Have you created a program or project? This is the right place to show it to the world.
This section is dedicated to freeware or open source works. Popular developments get their own dedicated section.



ppAppsGenPE shortcuts generator 1.20 easily add apps to your build, new release is available - read article
by soporific with 45971 views and 18 comments. Last reply by Aviad Raviv.

kexec-loader Boot kernels using kexec - read article
by solemnwarning with 2857 views and 13 comments.

"S.O.S-XP"-Home 4 Repairs New Project Proposal - read article
by ispy with 3501 views and 64 comments. Last reply by TheHive.




Boot Methods

Booting any Operative System using bootloaders and support on all media like floppies, CD/DVD's and USB devices.


grub4dos question need help with rewrite - read article
by carfan with 105 views and 1 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

booting from iSCSI - read article
by mr_ with 27 views and 0 comments.

Need DOS boot disk with USB drivers - read article
by 70vette with 163 views and 3 comments. Last reply by mr_.

kexec-loader config question about the configuration file - read article
by seesoe with 197 views and 13 comments. Last reply by mr_.

Two vistas on the same DVD need help... - read article
by axa with 32 views and 0 comments.




Linux and other OS flavours

Many Operative System besides the ones produced by MS roam the world, feel free to announce on this space an OS you'd like to discuss or present to other people.


saa7134 PCI TV tuner cards in the Linux. - read article
by Mikorist with 58 views and 3 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.




Community forum

Where members get to talk about everything else.


need help purchasing a special USB pen drive with unique features, USB-FDD, USB-ZIP, USB-CDROM - read article
by mr_ with 2481 views and 19 comments. Last reply by Smith.

New .script developers - read article
by psc with 224 views and 9 comments. Last reply by Galapo.

good intentions with sharing - read article
by Lancelot with 414 views and 20 comments.

Looming New year 2009 Any thoughts? - read article
by ispy with 102 views and 3 comments. Last reply by TheHive.

Newsletter, 28th of December 2008 - read article
by Nuno Brito with 62 views and 2 comments. Last reply by MedEvil.

copy and replace - good shell replacement for XP? - read article
by mr_ with 88 views and 4 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.




Requests

Post here your requests for app scripts that you don't find anywhere else.


Vmware Workstation 6.5 inside WinPE? - read article
by Seppi2k with 71 views and 1 comments. Last reply by sanbarrow.




Websites

You have a website worth visiting? You can drop your link here. Also valid for software releases/updates or tech news.
No spam or commercial related sites please



VirtualBox 2.1 - PC Emulator supports 64 bit guest operating systems on 32-bit hosts - read article
by TheHive with 446 views and 4 comments.

physdiskwrite - New & Small only 44Kb's - read article
by ispy with 111 views and 1 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

Installing Windows XP on a Netbook Via USB (Acer Aspire One) Video that mentions bootland. :) - read article
by TheHive with 223 views and 2 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

Need to properly impress some people? - read article
by MedEvil with 178 views and 7 comments. Last reply by psc.

Ketarin - install package updater Keep your collections of install packages up-to-date - read article
by JonF with 91 views and 3 comments. Last reply by TheHive.

A linux module dependency visualizer +javascript-information-visualization-toolkit-jit - read article
by rawral with 23 views and 2 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.




WinBuilder




Mission LiveXP-Linux USB OS for Semi-teQ (wifi rover) - read article
by seesoe with 2644 views and 26 comments.

USB - Copy files (only) - read article
by Breyer with 219 views and 6 comments. Last reply by ctmag.




FreeDos and Dos

All topics related to FreeDos and Dos


MS-DOS 7.1 A new mix - read article
by wendy with 2413 views and 15 comments. Last reply by mr_.


ImDisk

ImDisk is a freeware virtual disk driver. Also where other programs from the author and respective bugs/updates are presented and discussed by the community.


ImDisk needs a better GUI - read article
by Zero3K with 582 views and 13 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.




Portable Apps

Everything related to techniques that make your favourite programs run completely portable. You can also make your portable requests here.


How? (Portable Dotnet Framework) Just Asking? - read article
by ispy with 455 views and 21 comments. Last reply by sanbarrow.