Boot USB flash drive on an Asus tablet

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Re: Boot USB flash drive on an Asus tablet

Postby TeraByte Support » Thu Feb 07, 2013 12:17 am

Image for Linux is also UEFI bootable.

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No luck with TBWinRE but I'll keep experimenting. At least I have a
workaround.

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Re: Boot USB flash drive on an Asus tablet

Postby Brian K » Thu Feb 07, 2013 12:59 am

An IFL UFD created in my 64 bit OS won't boot in the tablet. The 64 bit OS shouldn't make a difference with IFL?

Email from Paul. He's resolved the TBWinPE non boot issue.
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Re: Boot USB flash drive on an Asus tablet

Postby TeraByte Support(TP) » Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:17 am

Brian K wrote:
> An IFL UFD created in my 64 bit OS won't boot in the tablet. The 64 bit OS
> shouldn't make a difference with IFL?

For the IFL issue, creating the UFD from a 64-bit OS doesn't matter. What may matter is which of the USB modes you select (Normal, No Partition, Partition, etc.) in the Select Target dialog.

Correction to above: The IFL boot disk currently doesn't support 32-bit UEFI booting. When I made the comment above, I had missed the fact that the tablet is a 32-bit system.
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Re: Boot USB flash drive on an Asus tablet

Postby Brian K » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:29 pm

Disk Management for this tablet shows....

300 MB Recovery Partition
100 MB EFI System Partition
49.95 GB Win8 partition NTFS
8.00 GB Recovery Partition NTFS

At some stage in the future I'd like to delete the 8 GB Recovery Partition and create a data partition. Is this sensible and if so how could it be done? The tablet only boots from a 32-bit UEFI UFD.
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Re: Boot USB flash drive on an Asus tablet

Postby TeraByte Support » Sun Feb 24, 2013 10:45 am

then you'd just do that ... delete it then create a new partition or just
use the existing one and delete the files on it, etc..

"Brian K" wrote in message news:4768@public.tech.misc...

Disk Management for this tablet shows....

300 MB Recovery Partition
100 MB EFI System Partition
49.95 GB Win8 partition NTFS
8.00 GB Recovery Partition NTFS

At some stage in the future I'd like to delete the 8 GB Recovery Partition
and create a data partition. Is this sensible and if so how could it be
done? The tablet only boots from a 32-bit UEFI UFD.

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Re: Boot USB flash drive on an Asus tablet

Postby Brian K » Sun Feb 24, 2013 12:29 pm

I can't do anything with that partition in Disk Management. It has no drive letter. I can't give it a drive letter or delete it. Diskpart reports it is a Hidden partition.

I'm going to make a TBWinRE UFD with the TBOSDT files for BootIt. Does this sound a reasonable way to delete the Recovery partition and create a new partition?

Edit... It's my wife's computer and I haven't done this with an EFI system before. Hence the caution.
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Re: Boot USB flash drive on an Asus tablet

Postby TeraByte Support » Sun Feb 24, 2013 8:50 pm

I presume you'd be using BootIt BM... but if you can't boot legacy then
yes, you could use the TBOSDT Pro for BootIt from your Windows boot disk.

"Brian K" wrote in message news:4775@public.tech.misc...

I can't do anything with that partition in Disk Management. It has no drive
letter. I can't give it a drive letter or delete it. Diskpart reports it is
a Hidden partition.

I'm going to make a TBWinRE UFD with the TBOSDT files for BootIt. Does this
sound a reasonable way to delete the Recovery partition and create a new
partition?

Edit... It's my wife's computer and I haven't done this with an EFI system
before. Hence the caution.

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Re: Boot USB flash drive on an Asus tablet

Postby Brian K » Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:50 pm

Done! Success. Thanks for the encouragement.

No, I can't boot BIBM.
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Re: Boot USB flash drive on an Asus tablet

Postby Brian K » Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:23 pm

Yesterday my wife's tablet became infected with malware. A trojan, but I didn't write down the name. Windows Defender failed to clear it as we saw a popup every 10 minutes or so about Defender quarantining malware. Eventually we ran Malwarebytes which found six malwares but with different names from the one found by Defender. Malwarebytes requested a restart. After the Asus splash screen we saw "Diagnosing your computer" and then "Attempting Repairs". Twenty minutes later there was a message about "Repair Failed". Power off and on produced the same sequence. Win8 wouldn't load.

Restoring an image saved the day! I used the TBWinRE UFD made earlier in this thread. Thanks again.
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Re: Boot USB flash drive on an Asus tablet

Postby DrTeeth » Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:28 pm

On Thu, 28 Mar 2013 14:23:29 PDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
Brian K disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>Restoring an image saved the day!

Does the Windows on the tablet have system restore? That often saves
the day with auto loading crud.
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Cheers

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