MPI Version History
:: 0.034 - Support for converting HP utility ISOs (using syslinux 4)
:: 0.035 - bugfix for syslinux entry in CSM menu always appearing on very first boot, add menu entry for special case of NTFS+FAT32 so can boot NTFS Windows Setup via Clover.
:: 0.035a - Restore E2B (run as admin).cmd changed so can right-click and run as admin from Explorer (instead of using a command console window). Latest version of ImDiskInst installer.
:: 0.036 - Modified to cope with weird characters in path and file names
:: 0.036a MakeDesktopShortcut.cmd file changed to fix possible bug if running as Admin.
:: 0.037 - fix for weird & > () characters in pathnames by using ! instead of % in cmd file - RMPartUSB.exe included in e2b folder for restoring E2B partition using 'RestoreE2B.cmd' file. Fix for path problems when source is a folder (thanks Stephan!). 37a - small change to RestoreE2B\CSM to use CACLS instead of NET so works under WinPE. 37b - clover plist.config changed to reduce number of icons in GUI. 37c - increase size of 3gb and 4gb images. 37d - minor bugfix to RestoreE2B and RestoreCSM.
:: 0.038 - no change to MakePartImage.cmd - RestoreCSM tweaked so will restore LBA31 instead of needing to have run RestoreMBR first.
:: 0.039 - LREPLACE.cmd modified to remove findiso (used in grub .conf files)
:: 0.040 - increase default NTFS image size slightly, fix bug in WMIC /Format:csv to display remiaing free space (only works for en-US systems!)
:: 0.041 - small changes thanks to feedback, suggestions from Vlad. Typo fix for CUST_SIZE-CLOVER_SIZE, double-check for spare drive letter using Net Use, use df.exe for free space report instead if wmic
:: 0.042 - fix if using CD volume letter as source (thanks Stephan!)
:: 0.043 - add extra Acronis True Image 2014 menu for Premium version
:: 0.044 - add support for FreeBSD memstick images on (hd0,2) partition. v. 0.044a prompts for size if using MPI_FAT32 or MPI_NTFS shortcuts
:: 0.045 - CSM menu.lst now swaps hd0 and hd1 if Windows Setup files detected. Can now install to virtual HDD using VM. 0.045a has Boot to Internal HDD option added back.
:: 0.046 - 2015-03-24 LREPLACE.cmd changed to replace by-label parameter in .cfg files with volume label (e.g. eset rescue iso). Small change to CSM menu.lst spacingZZZ
:: 0.047 - 2015-04-13 - menu.lst changes - freeldr.sys boot fix, add Easy Recovery EasyRE support to boot via kernel /bootmgr
:: 0.048 - 2015-04-16 - menu.lst changes, headings centred, hotkey support + first-letter hotkey, new grub4dos 0.4.6a
:: 0.050 - 2015-06-17 - menu.lst NTFS+FAT32 clover menu tweaked.
:: 0.051 - 2015-07-19 Clover 32-bit support added
:: 0.052 - 2015-08-20 Support for grub2 on hd0,2 3rd partition
:: 0.053 - 2015-08-20 Added backup \e2b\MBR.BIN in case MBR backups sectors at LBA30 and LBA60 are destroyed (e.g. by installing grub2).
:: 0.054 - 2015-08-21 fix LREPLACE.cmd so does not modify binary files (fixes problem with bitdefender and other grub2 based payloads)
:: 0.055 - 2015-10-23 Add SWITCH_E2B.exe. New Imdiskinst.exe version
:: 0.056 - 2015-11-18 Win10 Threshold 2 (Win10 update) compatible ImDisk - please re-install ImdiskInst.exe to make Imdisk work on Win10Threshold 2 systems.
:: 0.057 - 2015-12-06 Updated with Switch_E2B v1.0.4, extra syslinux boot option added.
:: 0.058 - 2015-12-13 Updated with Switch_E2B.exe v1.0.5 (later updated to v1.0.6)
:: 0.059 - 2016-01-17 New SWITCH_E2B v1.0.7. BUG: If you have problems booting to CSM menu after using Switch_E2B, change to 0.0.60 for new Switch_e2B.exe
:: 0.060 - 2016-01-19 - New SWITCH_E2B v.1.8 - if .imgPTN or .imgPTNAUTO and no 2nd image (with no extension) then 2nd partition type 21h is kept if present.
:: 0.061 - 2016-02-04 - bugfix - LREPLACE.cmd gave errors and did not run on all files - now fixed. Changed menu #1 slightly so tries grub boot before syslinux boot.
:: 0.062 - 2016-02-11 - New Switch_E2B.exe v1.0.10. New version of 7z.
:: 0.063 - 2016-02-19 - Return to older version of 7Zip (new version reports 'extra data' error on many ISOs). CSM Menu changed so that invisible grub entry is no longer in menu.
:: 0.064 - 2016-03-11 - fix syslinux boot bug in csm\menu.lst
:: 0.065 - 2016-02-26 - add usb driver menu entry for plop or to spped up USB 2 access, grldr 20160326, searches all drives from C: to Z: for ImDisk virtual drive.
:: 0.066 - 2016-06-20 - new SWITCH_E2B.exe v1.0.11 added, small change to /menu.lst.
:: 0.067 - 2016-08-07 - new grldr, now supports MyCSM.cfg configuration file (can use E2B_Editor to change menu) + supports GFXBoot menu. Add SDI_CHOCO Stage1.cmd+Stage2.cmd+XML files to e2b folder.
:: 0.068 - 2016-08-19 - Add code to CSM \menu.lst to copy AutoUnattend.xml from .imgPTN partition to WinHelper flash drive (if present).
:: 0.069 - 2016-10-24 - menu.lst checks for boot drive is hd0, makepartimage.cmd warns if FAT32 of 4GB limit.
:: 0.070 - 2016-11-10 - Add \e2b\RestoreE2B_32_64.cmd and mbrfix 32 and 64-bit executables for can switch from CSM to E2B mode under WinPE for WinNTSetup. Note: CSm Menu version says '0.69' not '0.70'
:: 0.071 - 2016-11-25 - LREPLACE bug fix
:: 0.072 - 2017-02-28 - New Switch_E2B.exe v1.0.13, small changes to \menu.lst, grldr updated, small change to MakePartImage for Win8/10 EI.cfg (text message only)
:: 0.073 - 2017-03-27 - Fix for Windows 10 1607 vbscript bug which causes Desktop Shortcuts to be corrupted!
:: 0.074 - 2017-05-15 - Better detection of isolinux version in iso
:: 0.075 - 2017-05-21 - bug fix for heading in 0.074 not showing
:: 0.076 - 2017- 06-16 - SWITCH_E2B v1.016, fix syslinux 3 bug in 0.075, now always asks user for syslinux version, uses \syslinux.bin instead of code in PBR now.
::0.077 - 2017-06-25 - latest RMPartUSB, MakePartImage will not attempt to copy special files\folders from a source drive\folder such as $recycle.bin, System Volume Information folder, pagefile.sys, etc.
::0.078 - 2017-10-30 - change checkperms subroutine, change getsparev subroutine, tweak menu.lst for FreeBSD ISOs
::0.079 - 2018-0207 - fix createdesktopshortcuts so works with non-standard Desktop paths, small change to menu.lst for clover boot patch (should have no discernible affect), fix menu.lst for 3rd ptn not listed for FreeBSD images when Switch_E2B.exe is used.
::0.080 - 2018-01-09 - latest switch_e2b.exe, bugfix for syslinux.exe when files in root.
::0.081 - 2018-03-01 - bugfix for incompatibility with latest grubinst version - fixes the 'ERROR: Please install grub4dos to the MBR of this drive using RMPrepUSB' message. Please re-make your .imgPTN files if they have this issue. See blog.
::0.082 - 2018-05-19 - grldr updated, small change to csm\menu.lst for KonBoot menu, menu.lst now warns if no UEFI boot files are found, Chandra's Split_WinISO.exe utility is now included in the download folder, add 'set default menu and timeout' menu entry to CSM menu, change to add clover menu for (hd0,2) EFI boot files, update to latest Clover 64-bit+plist.conf, improve FreeBSD menu (now works with Nas4Free), add 'boot as floppy drive A: to DOS' menu entry to \menu.lst.
::0.083 - 2018-07-10 - If user just presses ENTER when prompted for a file path for target .imgptn file, it now displays an error message instead of just aborting. Improve error handling and added a warning message if using Microsoft Storage Pool or virtual drive for .imgPTN file. Improve Convert_all_ISOs_to_imgPTN_Files (run as Admin).cmd script. If user presses ENTER at Syslinux version question, the default is now used. Now can set AUTOSYSL=Y so does not prompt for syslinux version. Uses 7zip to obtain the decompressed total size for more accurate suggested size.
::0.084 - 2018-08-01 - detect grub in PBR of (hd0,2) partition and add 'Boot to Partition 2' menu entry, adds 5MB if folder was source.
::0.085 - 2018-10-11 - add support for German menu, new grldr version, more language files can be easily added. Latest Switch_E2B.exe added, menu.lst file changed to use key strings for multi-language support.
::0.086 - 2018-10-14 - bugfix to RestoreE2B_32_64.cmd (helper) search, change blank colour in menu.lst to 0000 from 0122.
::0.087 - 2018-10-15 - EFI.IMG file is now automatically extracted and then deleted.
::0.088 - 2018-12-05 - Add syslinux v6.03, defaults to syslinux v4 instead of v3, now uses 7z.exe instead of the 7zg GUI for unpacking (doesn't stop if 'extra data found' warning), menu.lst updated and some small bugs fixed, user can now add their own menu.lst file if using a GFX menu file.
::0.089 - 2018-12-15 - small change to support hotekeys in text mode menu system (GFX=NONE). The default CSM menu heading is now obtained from \heading.g4b file so that \menu.lst can be easily copied as a CUSTOM file without needing to change the PAYLOAD= line inside the menu.lst file.