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WinPE Bootable UFD


March 2, 2009  4:15 PM

Secunia Flags Flash10a.ocx as threat, but clean-up requires some contortions

Posted by: Ed Tittel
delete protected Vista files, Enterprise desktop, Enterprise Vista, enterprise Windows Vista, Secunia, Secunia CSI, Secunia NSI, Secunia PSI, WinPE Bootable UFD

Now that I've been running Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) on my Vista machines for about three months I'm starting to learn a little about this program's behavior. Last Friday, Secunia notified users about an important...

February 5, 2009  4:00 PM

A Fabulous WinPE Resource: VistaPE

Posted by: Ed Tittel
Add new tag, customizing WinPE, Enterprise desktop, Enterprise Vista, extending WinPE, scripting WinPE, Windows Vista, Windows Vista troubleshooting, WinPE, WinPE Bootable UFD

As I've learned to build various types of bootable CDs and UFDs with the Vista-based WinPE environment, I've also been working to learn more about its inner workings and capabilities. As I struggled to figure out how to add Windows Explorer and some kind of Web browser to a runtime WinPE image...

January 14, 2009  6:17 PM

Using the WinPE Boot UFD, Part 1

Posted by: Ed Tittel
Trinity Rescue Kit, TRK, WinPE, WinPE Bootable UFD

This weekend, I was fooling around with my Windows Home Server machine (a very nice HP EX475 MediaSmart Server) and found myself forced to repeatedly reinstall the Windows Home Connector software on one of my client machines. As I would learn from HP Tech Support, I was as much a victim of my own...

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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