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Message "Insert Media for File ..." when Validating or Restoring with BootIt NG

Problem:

During an image validation or restore operation with BootIt NG, you receive the following message:

Insert media for file [name of file].001

Cause:

If the specified image file is present at all, the problem may be related to the use of long file names (meaning the file name is greater than 8 characters and/or includes one or more spaces). That is, the problem may be that the short file name representations stored in the file system do not match for all the image files.

Solution:

If the image files in the set make use of long file names, rename each of the files using a short file name (but do not change the extensions). For example, if you had an image file set with these long file names:

BACKUP OF OS - JANUARY.IMG
BACKUP OF OS - JANUARY.001
BACKUP OF OS - JANUARY.002

You would rename them to use short file names:

BAKOSJAN.IMG
BAKOSJAN.001
BAKOSJAN.002

One way to do this is with the RENAME command. For example, the files listed above (e.g. BACKUP OF OS - JANUARY.IMG) could be renamed with the following command:

ren "BACKUP OF OS - JANUARY.*" BAKOSJAN.*


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