Presale question

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Presale question

Postby JoRene41 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:33 am

I am considering purchasing the bundle that includes IFW along with the Bootit collection. Can IFW boot on a uefi system like the Bootit uefi? Creating an image with IFW would be useless if I couldn’t boot from a flash drive to do a restore, Or can I restore a IFW image using the Bootit uefi program? Can I do backups just using the Bootit UEFI flash drive program without needing he IFW program?

I have a new laptop from Dell and the bios program is hard to navigate and I am reluctant to make any changes to try to boot from legacy devices, so want to be able to boot without going into my bios.

Thank you.
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Re: Presale question

Postby Brian K » Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:11 pm

JoRene41 wrote:
> I am considering purchasing the bundle that includes IFW along with the
> Bootit collection.

Good choice.


>Can IFW boot on a uefi system like the Bootit uefi?

Yes. From TBWinRE/PE


> Or can I restore a IFW image using the Bootit uefi
> program?

You can restore a TeraByte image using IFW, IFL or IFU. Each app creates an image the other apps can restore.


> Can I do backups just using the Bootit UEFI flash drive program
> without needing he IFW program?

Yes. But using IFW is more convenient and faster.


> I have a new laptop from Dell and the bios program is hard to navigate

Does this help? See the section on UEFI BIOS

https://www.dell.com/support/article/au ... -8?lang=en
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Re: Presale question

Postby JoRene41 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:13 pm

I read the instructions for creating the boot drive for IFW (TBWinRE/ PE) and it seems quite complicated. After creating the Image using IFW, could I just boot with the Bootit UEFI flash drive to restore...or doesn’t it do restores? Creating the boot flash drive for Bootit was easy and didn’t require downloading a bunch of other software. Why is the IFW bootable drive so much harder?
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Re: Presale question

Postby Brian K » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:36 pm

JoRene41 wrote:
> After creating the Image using IFW, could
> I just boot with the Bootit UEFI flash drive to restore.

Sure, no problem.
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Re: Presale question

Postby TeraByte Support(PP) » Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:01 pm

JoRene41 wrote:
> I read the instructions for creating the boot drive for IFW (TBWinRE/ PE)
> and it seems quite complicated. After creating the Image using IFW, could
> I just boot with the Bootit UEFI flash drive to restore...or doesn’t it do
> restores? Creating the boot flash drive for Bootit was easy and didn’t
> require downloading a bunch of other software. Why is the IFW bootable
> drive so much harder?

After installing IFW, you just run TBWinPE/RE Builder and follow the steps for TBWinRE. It doesn't require downloading anything additional. (If you want to create the TBWinPE boot media then you would need to download the ADK.)

The basic steps are in this tutorial:
https://www.terabyteunlimited.com/howto ... 0Disk.html
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