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Old August 12, 2008, 07:49 AM
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Just a couple of questions. 1)For the linux idea. Is that talking about running linux fully off of the flash drive and if not, what about DSL? I have run DSL off of a disc but it kind of limits me because i cant actually download anything(no hdd) so would any excess space on the flash drive act as storage for me? 2)How do you go about (after installing drivekey and all that) do you install an app onto that flashdrive. What i mean is, how do you go about finding out what apps can be run(besides the fact that they must be bootable apps of course) is it a simple matter of pointing the installation exe to the flash drive as opposed to your hdd? Just trying to get an idea here appreciate it
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Old August 14, 2008, 09:06 PM
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I'd like to know this too. I've tried a few methods, but they've all failed. I have an OCZ ATV 8 GB flash stick. I need to boot BART PE from it. I already have the ISO (CD image).
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Old August 17, 2008, 06:41 AM
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Thank you Super.
I had been looking for a simple way to do this to no avail.
Seems you have to only hang with the right people .....
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Old August 28, 2008, 07:23 AM
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Thanks for the helpful How-To guide.
It was easy to follow and worked fine.
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File reattached. ;)
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Old January 24, 2009, 09:17 PM
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Hey Supergrover and others I was using this guide to make a usb drive bootable for a Linux install and it is a nice little guide but if you are using linux there is this program here that will download the necessary files and set them up for a bootable thumbdrive all in one step. might be a nice idea if its only for a Linux install.

It's called unetbootin and can be found here Lubi, LVPM, UNetbootin, and Bubakup - UNetbootin it also lets you choose from a long list of distros

just thought I'd drop this here for any noob with linux like me :)
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Old January 30, 2009, 07:35 AM
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The attached file ( SP27608 ) does not have the boot image in it. Any chance it could be re-posted?
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The attached file ( SP27608 ) does not have the boot image in it. Any chance it could be re-posted?
ditto. I just formatted my drive hoping to update my sis' BIOS using this method.
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Old February 8, 2009, 03:41 PM
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The attached file ( SP27608 ) does not have the boot image in it. Any chance it could be re-posted?


I also can't get this to work since the boot image is not there!! help!!!
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Old February 8, 2009, 08:30 PM
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Could I install windows 7 on this, and use it to boot into that, when i want to? That would be quite cool. I know the question of xp was asked, but windows 7 might have changed.. I think it would also be hilarious to pull a joke on some non-computer savy friends by just sticking the thumbdrive in, and have windows 7 boot on their pc :P
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