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E2B v1.62 released!

19/02/2015 09:12
See Blog post for details of changes.

E2B v1.62 Beta F now supports booting from Haiku images

08/02/2015 12:51
Hi The latest E2B v1.62Beta F now supports directly booting from Haiku anyboot images. For more details see my blog entry here.

Suggest an E2B video

05/02/2015 11:37
If you want me to make a video about a certain E2B-related topic, just ask!

E2B v1.62BetaA now has True partition Hide\Unhide

17/01/2015 13:18
The new v1.62 Beta A version now supports true hiding and unhiding of FAT16/FAT32/exFAT/NTFS partitions so that they are not accessible to Windows until unhidden, but they are still accessible to grub4dos (and the files inside). For more info see here. It also includes the lates tversion of...

Add Mac OS X Yosemite Installer to your E2B drive

20/12/2014 20:10
See http://rmprepusb.blogspot.co.uk/2014/12/add-mac-os-x-installers-eg-yosemite-to.html for details.

v1.62 released

07/12/2014 13:05
See blog here for more details.

E2B 1.60 Released

04/11/2014 18:22
If trying the v1.60 - please read the blog entry here first. See here for changes. Otherwise you will get multiple Main menu entries!

Ebola donation

04/11/2014 15:54
With thoughts for the terrible suffering of all the ebola victims in Africa and their families and friends, I have now given the E2B site donations from last month (October 2014) to the DEC ebola fund. Thank you to anyone who had donated to this site last month -  I hope you will feel that...

E2B v1.58 released

31/10/2014 12:42
See here for changes.

E2B v1.57 now available

21/10/2014 12:25
The new release version is available in the Alternate download areas. I will add it to the E2B Download page in a day or so. Details of the changes here.

E2B 1.56aBeta16 includes a new grub4dos version

18/10/2014 21:54
I should be able to release the 1.56a version soon, as it seems chenall has managed to fix the rather tricky problems that previous versions had. Please test the 1.56aBeta version and let me know if you find any problems.

E2B 1.56a Beta 10 now available

15/10/2014 14:44
This version has a few changes (CheckAccess.g4b has been tweaked) and the latest versions (at last!) of grub4dos (both 0.4.5c and 0.4.6a). Please let me know if you experience any problems. If you see an 'OLD GRUB4DOS VERSION' message, be sure to update the \grldr file with the version in the...

E2B 1.56a Beta is in the Alternative Dowload Areas

29/09/2014 12:01
I regularly update the Alternative Download Areas (Google Drive and MS OneDrive) with the latest Beta of E2B. Please feel free to download it and try it out. You only need to download the 8MB non-DPMS version to update your E2B drive (don't forget to update ALL files including the \grldr file). The...

Bug in E2B v1.56!

11/09/2014 09:22
The new version of grub4dos in v1.56 (2014-09-08) seems to have a problem when installing XP (the grub4dos fat utility no longer works). I have withdrawn v1.56 until chenall can fix the problem with the new grub4dos,

PassPass updated for Win8.1

02/09/2014 12:20
I have updated PassPass for Windows 8.1 32&64-bit. The download is in the 'List of tested Payload Files' page here. PassPass allows you to log in to a system's user account without needing to know the password of the user. It works by permanently patching the code in a Windows DLL file. You can...

E2B v1.55 RC available

21/08/2014 17:22
E2B v 1.55 is almost ready for release. A Release Candidate late Beta is available in the Alternate Downloads area. Please try it and report any problems. Changes/improvement are listed here.

v1.54

25/07/2014 19:04
I found a bug where the force.xxx feature when calling qrun.g4b no longer works. See  http://www.easy2boot.com/make-an-easy2boot-usb-drive/using-e2b-with-a-zalman-ve200/ for details of this feature which allows you to override the file extension. Some systems seems to be very slow when E2B...

E2B v1.53

15/07/2014 16:55
There was a problem that if you made your E2B USB drive using the Make_E2B_USB_Drive.cmd file it installed a slightly different version of the grub4dos MBR code which was then not recognised by E2B if you tried to run a .imgPTN file. You would receive an 'ERROR: No Grub4dos installed to the MBR of...

German STRINGS.txt BETA

08/07/2014 17:04
See blog post here Spanish also available in E2B v1.52.

Chinese Language now available for E2B v1.51

07/07/2014 09:57
Mr Lin has translated E2B v1.51 into Chinese. The STRINGS.txt file is available from the Downloads page. Simply extract the ZIP file directly onto your E2B drive. To switch to Chinese you have two choices:   1. Edit the \_ISO\MyE2B.cfg file to add the line set LANG=SIMP_CHINESE OR 2. Copy the...

E2B v1.51a fixes longstanding bug!

05/07/2014 17:02
It seems since v1.32, I have accidentally commented out a line in the XP Step 2 install code which meant that some systems failed on the 2nd boot! This is now fixed in v1.51a.

E2B v1.51 now available

04/07/2014 20:13
v.1.51 2014-07-03  .imgPTN is now equivalent to .imgPTNLBAa (use .imgPTNna for old .imgPTN behaviour) \_ISO\BACKUP_LINUX folder deleted Small changes to English STRINGS.txt Bugfix aroung CONTIG.ISO and source ISO file size detection (failed size check if >2GB) Small code/message...

New Alternate Download area

29/06/2014 10:36
I have changed the Alternate Download area to use OneDrive so that people in China can access it. http://1drv.ms/THdxgR  

E2B v1.50 available!

26/06/2014 18:05
If you are feeling brave - try the new version! All menus, menu entries, information and prompts in a single STRINGS.txt file Compatible with previous versions (except for user added .mnu files) 500MB CONTIG.ISO included in download (compressed) Memtest86+ updated If running an .imgPTN...

Improved language support for E2B is coming!

24/06/2014 13:57
I am working on a new version of E2B that will have a STRINGS.TXT file which will contain the words displayed by E2B batch files and menus, etc. This will mean that to change language, you just need to add the one language folder to your E2B drive and add a \_ISO\MyE2B.cfg file e.g. To convert E2B...

Chinese E2B!

23/06/2014 21:24
Thanks to Mr Lin, we now have a Chinese Update. The Chinese Update is available from the Downloads page (E2B_LANGUAGE_ZH_CN_1.xxx.zip) - unzip and overwrite the existing files on your E2B USB drive.

E2B v1.42a

17/06/2014 10:13
1.42a is a bugfix for 1.42 - if using forceiso in a .mnu file then it would not run. This is fixed in 1.42a For details of 1.42 see my blog here.    

E2B 1.41 - bugfix for AUTO folder

03/06/2014 17:47
tacovdver pointed out that sub-folders under \_ISO\AUTO were no longer enumerated due to a bug I accidentally introduced in 1.40! Now fixed in 1.41. If you are updating, just download the non-DPMS version and overwrite your existing E2B files.

MPI Pack - Clover can now boot linux

22/05/2014 06:57
Previous versions would not install Clover to the PBR if syslinux was already installed. MPI Tool Pack 032 now allows you to boot from syslinux and boot to Clover.

Clover Lite now added to the MPI Tool Pack

21/05/2014 23:58
As Clover is only 1MB, I have added the 64--bit Clover version to the MPI Tool Pack. This means that all image .imgPTN files made using MakePartImage will include Clover. The Clover menu option will only appear in the menu if a \EFI\BOOT\bootx64.efi file is present and partition 1 is on a FAT32...