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February 20, 2009  5:48 PM

Another Use for WinPE: WinRE UFD To the Rescue



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Enterprise desktop, Vista enterprise desktop, Windows Vista boot UFD, Windows Vista repair, Windows Vista troubleshooting, WinPE, WinRE

If you've ever messed with the Windows Vista Recovery Environment you know it's helpful, but it can take quite a while for it to appear on-screen on a machine in need of repair or recovery. In fact, the functionality behind this display is a WinPE-based facility that's bundled with the Windows...

January 28, 2009  6:39 PM

Other Uses for a Bootable WinPE UFD



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Enterprise desktop, Enterprise Vista, Windows Vista boot UFD, Windows Vista troubleshooting, WinPE, WinRE

I've just finished writing a story for Tom's Guide on using a bo0table WinPE UFD, and doing the research  for that story led me to a few interesting discoveries. First and foremost, no self-respecting Vista administrator should be without a bootable WinRE UFD--but perhaps, WinRE is more...


January 7, 2009  5:45 PM

Create a bootable WinPE UFD



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Enterprise desktop, Enterprise Vista, Windows Preinstallation Environment, Windows Vista, Windows Vista boot UFD, Windows Vista troubleshooting, WinPE, WinPE Bootable UFD

Everybody knows what a UFO is, but let me remind readers that Microsoft interprets UFD as "USB Flash Drive." Thus, what I'm about to describe is best understood as how to create a bootable Flash drive that includes the Windows Vista SP1 Pre-boot Environment (aka Window PE or even WinPE)....


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