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Old 09-28-2018, 09:12 PM   #1
primuspaul
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YUMI kit for PC repair?


I'm making a flash drive with YUMI that will have all the repair software I need. Operating systems I use are Mint, Fedora, Windows XP, and Windows 7. What's a good "kit" of ISOs to put on the boot disk?

So far I have Mint and Fedora LiveCDs (already used the Mint one to bail out a broken Mint desktop) and also Hiren's Boot CD. Anything else anyone wants to recommend?

Likewise, is there an option to put some sort of Windows 7 x64 repair tool using YUMI?
 
Old 09-29-2018, 03:26 AM   #2
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that's a bikeshed topic if ever there was one.
but whatever :shrugs: i'm game.

i think one (!) of the existing solutions is enough.
in most cases, any linux live boot will do.
but i do have a systemrescuecd on an old 1GB stick, more or less permanently.
and sometimes i use a rescatux CD only to recover grub; it's convenient.
other people swear by grml.
back when i was still using Windows, i used Hiren's. it includes a Linux boot also.
 
Old 09-29-2018, 04:40 AM   #3
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I'd say it depends on what you intend to be repairing.

You may need different package managers, depending on which distros you're trying to fix, as you may need to download some software into a changed root.

Perhaps one of each of the major distros, plus your MS Windows rescue disc.
 
Old 09-29-2018, 06:19 AM   #4
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I think you should look into having a second thumb drive loaded with E2B (Easy 2 BOOT). You can load ISO files onto it by just copying them into the correct folder. It supports Windows, Linux (TONS of Distros), and several other kinds of tools and operating systems. See the page for more information. I use it because it supports things YUMI does not, and is easier (for me) to load and use.



http://www.easy2boot.com/
 
Old 09-29-2018, 08:54 AM   #5
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My YUMI key has:

. Boot Repair Disk
. Darik's Boot and Nuke
. GParted Live
. Macrium Reflect
. Memtest86+
. MiniTool Partition Wizard
. Offline NT Password & Registry Editor
. SystemRescueCD
 
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