User discussion and information resource forum for the TeraByte OS Deployment Tool Suite.
Sat Nov 12, 2011 5:52 pm
Yes. However, you can also create the boot media normally (without that option) and just click the Cancel button when it boots to cancel the installation. You can then go to the desktop normally to work with partitions, image, etc. BIBM doesn't need to be installed to be used for partition work. It does need to be installed to be used as a boot manager.
Sat Jan 14, 2012 2:58 pm
I tend to use Image for Windows rather than either IFL/IFD
because it is so much easier. Check out PHYlock and how it
works yourself. It is used when you are imaging from within
active Windows partitions.
Have been playing with imaging to an 8 GB SDHC card. So very
easy to do plus when I used TBI View it opened the image
file SO fast plus easy access to various directories within
the image file compared to messing with 2 DVDs that require
constant disk swapping. Ease would probably apply to an
image made to a hard drive as well.
Have fun using the Terabyte products. The image files all
work with each program making it a quadruple win.
On 11/12/2011 6:43 PM, ronk wrote:
> Having a test look over the partitioning capabilities of BIBM.
> In reading BIBM user guide, it is stated that:"Selecting this option causes the BootIt BM boot media to start in Partition Work mode instead displaying the Installation& Recovery Boot Menu. This is useful when you plan on using the BootIt BM boot media for doing partition work without installing BootIt BM."
> Does this mean I can use it for partition work w/o installing BIBM on my HD by indicating 'partition work' only when creating the setup media?
> It seems like it can because I booted to the CD. However, it asked again for name and registration number, likely because I hadn't entered the (1) when creating the CD?
> after booting to the 'partition work' CD, properties of my active partition noted NTFS: Bootable , but also This partition can not boot WinNT. Yet I boot Windows XP on the harddrive all the time. Also, for the MBR for the extended partition, there was a warning in properties that the last volume should be fat16/fat32, and file system id should be 15 instead of 5?? Yet I've had no issues in Win XP.
> I read over the users guide fully on partition work. It looks like all operations performed one at a time if not cancelled, rather than queued before giving a go, like Acronis DD?
> I answered my questions for the most part; operations are performed right now if not cancelled, and then followup operations upon a Windows restart as necessary, along with partition check and chkdsk before normal bootup into Windows XP.
> I also have successfully removed all vestiges of Acronis DD10, and snapman.sys, as well as snapapi.dll. For simple partition work, BIBM will work fine for me now and when eventually upgraded to Windows 7 or it's successor.
> So, for Imaging and Partitioning, Terabyte IFL and BIBM along with Terabytes great support, make me a happy camper.
Sat Jan 14, 2012 6:05 pm
> Have been playing with imaging to an 8 GB SDHC card. So very
> easy to do plus when I used TBI View it opened the image
> file SO fast
If you really like that speed, then maybe the next generation of
laptops is something you'd like as well!
"Most PC giants have committed to building Ultrabooks. The laptops
typically use flash memory instead of hard drives, have no disc readers
in order to stay thin, and weigh less than three pounds."
Might want to wait a year or two AFTER release....price is high!
Using - Virtual Access(OLR)
220.127.116.11 Windows Vista Service Pack 2 build 6002
Thu May 10, 2012 4:51 pm
On Wed, 9 May 2012 22:12:15 PDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
keiooz disturbed my reverie and wrote:
>What type of reward would that be? Can I help you with it?
"You will be rewarded" means that is one perseveres with the product,
one will be rewarded by knowing how to use it properly. The 'reward'
is for the user in being able to use the program to its best.
We may not be able to prevent the stormy times in
our lives; but we can always choose to dance
in the puddles (Jewish proverb).
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