Boot Land Newsletter

Weekly news from the land of Boot disks.      


Introduction


Hello and welcome to another week of fresh news on the land of boot disks!

January has been a nice month, we've reached for the first time around half-million page loads which is a clear sign that our server is supporting very well all the stress we give it and we also made available a new stable version of WinBuilder.

Lot's of more things also happened in the meanwhile of our long lived week and on this newsletter you find them all listed.

One question: Are you interested in helping to create a smaller windows 7?

Why not dropping a visit to our windows 7 section and tell us if this is a good idea or not..




Screenshots

Submit your screenshots and let us know how it looks like..


7PE Step 1 Step 1 images - read article
by yahoouk with 620 views and 11 comments.




Windows 7

Discussing all things 7


windows 7 PE - read article
by gxp with 3502 views and 19 comments. Last reply by yahoouk.

Install Windows 7/Vista From USB Drive Very simple - read article
by Nuno Brito with 955 views and 17 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

Windows 7 to skip straight to release candidate stage Windows 7 to skip straight to release candidate stage - read article
by Brotosaurus with 141 views and 5 comments. Last reply by Galapo.

Install Windows 7 ON a Virtual Drive using a .vhd file and booting from it! - read article
by jaclaz with 164 views and 4 comments.




Support

Post all your problems with scripts and/or WinBuilder here. Please ensure you add a tag on the topic title like [WB 051 beta 4], [script], [project] to organize bugs. Use [?] whenever reason is unknown.


LiveXP-BootSDI Questions video drivers and non-starting app - read article
by bmcclurg with 55 views and 0 comments.

Cannot see NTFS local drives in VistaPE PLEASE Help! - read article
by stamat with 3 views and 0 comments.




Project forge

This section is dedicated to freeware or open source works where popular projects get their own section.


[tool] reg2WBS .Script lines from .Reg files - read article
by psc with 13915 views and 149 comments. Last reply by billonious.

pe21 Build WinPE 2.1 from WAIK 1.1 - read article
by allanf with 21635 views and 185 comments.

kexec-loader Boot kernels using kexec - read article
by solemnwarning with 3376 views and 20 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

kexec-loader v1.5 - read article
by solemnwarning with 864 views and 2 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

kexec-loader changes Possible changes to kexec-loader - read article
by solemnwarning with 446 views and 24 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

[project] PWBoot Boot existing installation of Windows Vista+ from USB storage - read article
by Dhilip89 with 1204 views and 25 comments. Last reply by Michael McStarfighter.

kexec-loader rewrite - read article
by solemnwarning with 182 views and 31 comments.




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 problems with new hardware ...can't load Windows XP on new computers... - read article
by Dzutte with 1145 views and 14 comments. Last reply by tinybit.

UBCD5.00 (beta7) grub4dos menu - read article
by Icecube with 3733 views and 87 comments. Last reply by tinybit.

mapping harddisk partition into fd0 possible? - read article
by mr_ with 421 views and 13 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

feature request: description for menu entry - read article
by mr_ with 217 views and 4 comments. Last reply by caze.

gfxmenu gfxmenu - read article
by ireneuszp with 178 views and 7 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

Contributing to grub4dos - read article
by Andrew Greenberg with 110 views and 4 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

Booting LiveXP_RAM.iso with Grub4dos. - read article
by mancer with 872 views and 24 comments.

Boot to different partitions on hard-disk via BootCD? Can I boot into different operating systems on my hard-disk via a disc - read article
by Panarchy with 275 views and 13 comments.

.iso load parametrs - read article
by giorgosg with 94 views and 1 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

newbie: help for Installing Solaris x86 with grub4dos - read article
by zosrothko with 38 views and 4 comments. Last reply by tinybit.

Running .iso entirely from subdirectory - read article
by evangriff77 with 69 views and 2 comments. Last reply by Icecube.

generic chainloading syslinux? - read article
by mr_ with 24 views and 1 comments. Last reply by tinybit.

EMM386 crashes under some conditions when using together with PLoP Bootmanager - read article
by mr_ with 88 views and 11 comments. Last reply by tinybit.




App Scripts

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


Mcafee command-line antivirus scanner with GUI and updater - read article
by JonF with 9147 views and 26 comments.

Victoria 4.46b Hard Drive Diagnostics - read article
by homes32 with 335 views and 11 comments.

Q-Dir_Nenad Explorer - Folder management with Quadro-View technique - read article
by Lancelot with 279 views and 15 comments. Last reply by risolutore.

foxit reader v.3 freeware - read article
by billonious with 79 views and 1 comments.

@Active Undelete - read article
by risolutore with 39 views and 1 comments. Last reply by billonious.

Event Log Explorer program for analysing offline NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista Logs - read article
by steelbone with 99 views and 6 comments. Last reply by Lancelot.

Wireshark + WinPcap Need Testers! - read article
by homes32 with 96 views and 4 comments.

How to Associate File types with a program the "%CDDrive%" variable is giving me trouble - read article
by Spacesurfer with 84 views and 7 comments. Last reply by amalux.

Avira AntiVir Free 4 LiveXP - read article
by billonious with 187 views and 10 comments.

Acronis True Image Echo 9.7 Build 8206 Workstation for Windows - read article
by risolutore with 21 views and 1 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.




Tutorials

The best place to post tutorials or quick guides that show how things can be done.


All Shirin's tutorials in PDF format :) - read article
by benxhi with 5177 views and 9 comments. Last reply by NextGen.

Run bartpe ISO in RAM - read article
by Shirin Zaban with 3768 views and 9 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

Newcomer's Tutorial - LiveXP with Optional BootSDI! Bug reports and troubleshooting thread - read article
by doveman with 11200 views and 246 comments. Last reply by JonF.

Install XP from USB AFTER Booting with PE from HDD or USB - read article
by wimb with 33326 views and 141 comments. Last reply by amalux.

Hide Folder and Folder Name In Windows XP - read article
by Shirin Zaban with 259 views and 7 comments.

How to change Start Menu Text In Windows XP - read article
by Shirin Zaban with 401 views and 6 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.




Boot from USB / Boot anywhere

Boot from anywhere possible.


Booting w/ access to NTFS using DOS, PE, etc, from HDD...? - read article
by snowbear with 364 views and 9 comments.

Select bootable ISO image at bootup. - read article
by pgsmick with 338 views and 7 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

USB Boot VistaPE "Flat" - read article
by ludovici with 101 views and 0 comments.

install xpsp2 from net without support - read article
by cherif with 81 views and 1 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

BootSDI and mkisofs questions Harddiskinstallation and Cloning in one step - read article
by Tokener with 453 views and 27 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

How can i run XP in SAFEMODE from USB (on any pc) ?? ms virtual drivers, safemode, small xp with explorer/desktop - read article
by AlexData with 135 views and 11 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

Problem with USB boot via PLOP on P6VAP-A+ - read article
by junksmi with 46 views and 6 comments. Last reply by mr_.

modifying big (>5 MB) floppy images? - read article
by mr_ with 24 views and 3 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

ChipGenius v2.7 New version [20090207] Check USB Chip Model - read article
by myusbdisk with 53 views and 7 comments.




Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista

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


Vewy difficult issue booting from USB - read article
by JootFish with 487 views and 8 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

Broken XP on Acer One - read article
by Nuno Brito with 231 views and 9 comments. Last reply by TheHive.

Boot to directly to a Vista logical partition? Or how can I install/move the BCD onto a logical partition? If you don't think the BCD idea will work, then perhaps GRUB4DOS? - read article
by Panarchy with 19 views and 1 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

scardsvr service - read article
by salach with 9 views and 1 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.




VistaPE

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


VistaPE and boot from USB - read article
by NightMan with 25600 views and 55 comments. Last reply by charlestek.

VistaPE and Wireless - Update - 3/5 Work in progress with screenshots - read article
by TheFro with 10018 views and 51 comments. Last reply by marpszon.

Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package (x64) how to integrate?? - read article
by Filip Hasa with 1009 views and 9 comments. Last reply by allanf.

Script: Vista Driver Packs - read article
by DaveXP with 1640 views and 19 comments.

Acronis - read article
by JFLORES with 2044 views and 22 comments. Last reply by Zorka.

New Beta Script for VistaPE Feature of Windows Vista - read article
by ludovici with 2780 views and 59 comments. Last reply by PaPeuser.

Standard USB Keyboard and Mouse in VistaPE 12 - read article
by e2p2 with 1224 views and 36 comments. Last reply by OutCast2.

[BUG] section "Expand_File" in API script - read article
by Zhang Heng with 178 views and 9 comments. Last reply by ludovici.

VistaPE and PointSec Encounter problem and need advise - read article
by PJW with 172 views and 3 comments. Last reply by powaking.

IE7, and getting other browsers working - read article
by amb7247 with 290 views and 13 comments. Last reply by dera.

Errors running WinBuilder 075 beta 5 j - read article
by ttyR2 with 326 views and 6 comments. Last reply by koro.

New VPELDR.exe - testers wanted - read article
by ctmag with 1420 views and 52 comments. Last reply by MichaelZ.

VMware Workstation 6.5.1 Portable solution for PE - WORKING - read article
by joakim with 458 views and 21 comments.

GRUB - modify? add menu.lst or somthing - read article
by twindude with 106 views and 6 comments. Last reply by ludovici.

Question about Boot usb with standard CD VISTAPE settings - read article
by ludovici with 79 views and 3 comments. Last reply by PaPeuser.

BitDefender Free Edition v10 BD fails to load Virus Shield - read article
by HPW2009 with 79 views and 3 comments.

Lock size of X - read article
by Zorka with 31 views and 0 comments.

HTML Applications - read article
by Naviathan with 58 views and 2 comments.

The archive was created with a different version of ZLBArchive (v1755959702) The archive was created with a different version of ZLBArchive (v17559 - read article
by carrison with 78 views and 5 comments. Last reply by allanf.

Need Alternate Download - read article
by Naviathan with 70 views and 1 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.

Errors w/Acronis TI Home 10 script VistaPE build has 0 errors without Acronis script, 2 errors with it. - read article
by beej9 with 80 views and 1 comments.

Cant load explorer shell - read article
by esgaroth with 86 views and 3 comments.

Someone please help! Here is my log: - read article
by TheVinesKid with 247 views and 21 comments.

URL changed in partedmagic3 script in 075 beta please revise it - read article
by carrison with 179 views and 13 comments.

(SOLVED) Stop Error c000021a - read article
by MrT69 with 155 views and 9 comments.

Basics: How to Build VistaPE; Access Violation Pbm Need Tutorial - read article
by charlestek with 113 views and 9 comments.

Usb plug and play - read article
by esgaroth with 134 views and 6 comments.

VistaPE->WinBuilder 076 Errors and Warnings - read article
by charlestek with 331 views and 13 comments. Last reply by psc.

VistaPe Soft philosophy Discovering VistaPE is it the tools im looking for - read article
by AurA with 57 views and 1 comments. Last reply by EdTittel.

Halt errors RegRead - Failed, Run - Failed - read article
by roebel with 206 views and 14 comments. Last reply by PaPeuser.

Loading Scripts - read article
by charlestek with 49 views and 2 comments. Last reply by homes32.

Need help for add driver to Vistape - read article
by rootp with 27 views and 0 comments.

Wireless Client in VistaPE - read article
by charlestek with 119 views and 4 comments.

to integrate supplementary files in 03-base-files.script - read article
by OutCast2 with 33 views and 1 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.

Converting SavePart BartPE cab to VistaPE script - read article
by charlestek with 44 views and 3 comments.

help please script - read article
by OutCast2 with 6 views and 0 comments.




Requests

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


Freeware FindOnClick like tool have you seen one - read article
by MedEvil with 191 views and 10 comments. Last reply by billonious.

Vipre Script Antivirus and Antispyware Software in One! - read article
by twindude with 118 views and 5 comments. Last reply by billonious.




LiveXP

Projects targeted to build boot disks based on PE environments and NativeEx related projects.


LiveXP -- Anything & Everything Look only Post #1 and Last Posts of this topic - read article
by Lancelot with 36650 views and 1114 comments. Last reply by dera.

LiveXP Asking opinion for apps grouping ONLY Apps - read article
by Lancelot with 962 views and 93 comments. Last reply by Galapo.

[App Script] Atlantis Word Processor - read article
by funtik with 480 views and 19 comments.

How can I add drivers to LiveXP ? - read article
by sanbarrow with 713 views and 31 comments. Last reply by Galapo.

Method to add a set of portable applications to Boot CD? Would like to add a set of portable apps available after boot - read article
by EdZ with 134 views and 7 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

166 errors! (With stable version 074 and XP Pro SP2) - read article
by LeveL with 71 views and 3 comments.

WBVerify Trying to catch the 'Voodoo' - read article
by psc with 125 views and 9 comments. Last reply by Galapo.

Which Recovery and Diagnostics tools would you used? - read article
by mancer with 54 views and 1 comments. Last reply by amalux.

BootSDI wich files are really needed possible with SP3 source? - read article
by risolutore with 90 views and 3 comments.

LiveXP - can it read Windows 2003 partitions? Can't see Windows 2003 partitions with LiveXP - read article
by EdZ with 167 views and 8 comments. Last reply by dera.




WinBuilder

Tool to create boot disks


CAD program wanted! - read article
by MedEvil with 88 views and 9 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

WinBuilder 076 The new generation of stable editions - read article
by Nuno Brito with 5678 views and 95 comments. Last reply by JonF.

tool to track install wanted! - read article
by MedEvil with 278 views and 22 comments. Last reply by dog.

Winbuilder 076, VistaPE & Acronis True Image 11 Licence key being corrupted - read article
by lamarkii with 139 views and 1 comments. Last reply by psc.

Translating WinBuilder to your own language How to be actual? - read article
by psc with 28 views and 1 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.




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.


How would you create a ramdisk on boot ? - read article
by Lassar with 1747 views and 51 comments. Last reply by Mammuth.

Unmount problem unmont ImDisk5 - read article
by Senilix with 78 views and 3 comments.




Hello world!

Start here if you've just registered and say "Hello!"


Hello world - read article
by IceBlackIce with 90 views and 9 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.

Groping beyond basic emergency boot Advancing into WinPE 2.0 application support - read article
by EdTittel with 71 views and 5 comments.

Hello, world! - read article
by bifeng with 19 views and 1 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.

Arr!! - read article
by trushnikov with 18 views and 1 comments. Last reply by PaPeuser.

Hello All New to the forum - read article
by LarryL with 46 views and 1 comments. Last reply by PaPeuser.

Hello from Russia! - read article
by janus with 38 views and 4 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.

Another one - read article
by Hartzog with 24 views and 2 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.

Hello world! try post - read article
by myusbdisk with 13 views and 2 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.




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.


BootSDI, zCopy and ImageCreator utility - read article
by Oleg_II with 48516 views and 559 comments. Last reply by amalux.

Separation of system-core and user-stuff: LODR-packs - read article
by sanbarrow with 5005 views and 485 comments.

[idea] Fake Signature Method Creator - read article
by mr_ with 646 views and 26 comments. Last reply by cdob.

target folder ? - read article
by billonious with 42 views and 1 comments. Last reply by amalux.

Interface Variables: %pCheckBox1%, %pScrolBox1%, etc ... using them directly in a project... - read article
by allanf with 112 views and 11 comments. Last reply by psc.

unpack command - read article
by billonious with 95 views and 3 comments.

WimPack A clear NO voting - read article
by psc with 93 views and 4 comments. Last reply by Galapo.




bearwindows

Universal Windows 9x/NT family video driver and other projects led by bearwindows


Universal Windows 9x/NT3/NT4/2K/XP/2003 video driver VESA/VBE based Windows-family driver. - read article
by bearwindows with 13275 views and 20 comments. Last reply by AeroXP.




Projects

Resources and informations regarding script projects


[Project] pePA.com Total Solution for PortableApps.com� and Windows Deployment - read article
by allanf with 645 views and 31 comments.

[Tool Project] YourWIM ... get details of WIM images. - read article
by allanf with 82 views and 2 comments.




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



http://eyeos.org/ 'a new definition of Operating System' - read article
by rawral with 91 views and 7 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.

Make sound using your CRT monitor fun.. - read article
by Nuno Brito with 66 views and 2 comments.

Acer One silent fan - read article
by Nuno Brito with 31 views and 1 comments. Last reply by TheHive.

DON'T Vote for greenplug!! It's a scam, read the whole story by Jaclaz! - read article
by Nuno Brito with 64 views and 3 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.




FreeDos and Dos

All topics related to FreeDos and Dos


PC-DOS 7.1 Press any key to boot from CD - read article
by wendy with 1260 views and 6 comments. Last reply by tikbalang.

Dos Batch Files using BCDW? - read article
by Cameron with 146 views and 9 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.

Which is the smallest DOS? - read article
by MedEvil with 87 views and 3 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.




Tftpd32

TFTP server and GPL DHCP server for windows, very efficient for booting over LAN



tftpd32 (service) crashing on Windows server 2008 - read article
by spsu with 402 views and 7 comments. Last reply by Alfred E.

Tftp Multiple Instances Is there a way - read article
by kopo with 87 views and 5 comments. Last reply by Helper.

Features request : DHCP leases multiple selection - read article
by Helper with 29 views and 0 comments.

tftpd32 max log Assertion failed: ++tLL[id].nb_items < tLL[id].max_items, file ..&# - read article
by chagui with 19 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.


Knoppix 6 CD ver is out - read article
by risolutore with 99 views and 1 comments. Last reply by mungeon.

ReactOS 0.3.8 - read article
by Icecube with 33 views and 1 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.




Requests

Everyone has doubts when first starting to use something new. If you tried looking for the information you need inside all the other forums and found no good results then post your request for a good tutorial here or write your own guide to help others learn with your experience.


BootSDI to HDD a Success!!! Booting SDI.img to HDD - read article
by Ariom with 391 views and 12 comments.

GrubDOS question - read article
by RatHat with 64 views and 6 comments.




Site feedback

Tell us what do you think that can be modified or improved about the site!


Adding attachments to replies Unable to add any attachments. - read article
by Sirquil with 49 views and 2 comments.

Forum improvement personal hotlist - read article
by MedEvil with 45 views and 1 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.

New sub forum suggestion - read article
by psc with 19 views and 0 comments.




AeroStudio

Graphical MultiBoot Environment


Aerostudio questions - read article
by baris7seven with 336 views and 11 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.




LAN and any other methods

Boot from LAN or from any other methods you like that are not mentioned on other forums.


Recovery Console A script to make it from the floppies building app - read article
by jaclaz with 11095 views and 38 comments. Last reply by 0ffer.

Network Booting XP With net(0)\windows! - read article
by Andy Tim with 7050 views and 14 comments.

kexec-loader config question about the configuration file - read article
by seesoe with 332 views and 14 comments. Last reply by jaclaz.




German




Neue deutsche �bersetzung - read article
by MaineCoon with 2987 views and 43 comments.

VistaPE und System Information(SIW) Programm Es wird keine Drive C: angezeigt - read article
by Loisi with 45 views and 0 comments.




Community forum




What's the best Windows PE? Looking for one with a GUI and driver support - read article
by Panarchy with 447 views and 16 comments.




News

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


half million page loads in a single month! - read article
by Nuno Brito with 49 views and 2 comments.

Newsletter, 1st of February! - read article
by Nuno Brito with 49 views and 0 comments.

Section for Unetbootin - read article
by Nuno Brito with 73 views and 0 comments.




UNetbootin

Create bootable Live USB drives for a variety of Linux distributions from Windows or Linux


UNetbootin Info - Readme - read article
by tuxcantfly with 165 views and 0 comments.




Italian




Che bello il VISTA PE in italiano! la mia versione � VistaCLE - ComputerLabEdition - read article
by DvD1 with 1362 views and 2 comments. Last reply by risolutore.




Portuguese




Brasil, Brazil Duvidas na lingua portuguesa BR - read article
by zegates775 with 24 views and 1 comments. Last reply by Nuno Brito.