WinSetupFromUSB

Changelog

WinSetupFromUSB 1.9:

  • added support for multi-version/dual Windows ISOs (32 and 64 bits in one ISO for example). Stock Microsoft dual ISOs are supported and tested, other such sources too, as long as they use unmodified bootmgr and default location for BCD store is in /boot/bcd. Tested in BIOS/UEFI with both Secure Boot on and off, stock Windows 10 dual and single ISO builds 1803, 1809, Server 2016 and 2019.
  • added detection of Windows 10 build number which is added to the boot menu names
  • updated ImDisk and WimLib.
  • minor bug fixes.

WinSetupFromUSB 1.8:

- fixed issue with Windows 10 and recovery option not shown.
- fixed issue with persistence file size not set correctly and tooltip for using persistence.
- updated some the tools to their latest version- RMPrepUSB, BootIce, ImDisk, WimLib.

WinSetupFromUSB 1.7:

- Disabled superfloppy check due to issues with latest Windows 10 builds.
- Increased input timeouts to 45 seconds.
- Fixed issue with Swedish locale and bcdedit.
- Added check if imdisk is an old version.

WinSetupFromUSB 1.6:

- Updated imdisk package for compatibility with latest Windows 10 versions.
- Added Windows 10 in all GUI elements.

WinSetupFromUSB 1.5:

- Added Windows 10 support.
- Small bug fixes.

WinSetupFromUSB 1.4:

- Added better handling of illegal characters for Linux/Other ISO source file name.
- Added advanced option for adding persistence partition for Linux sources.
- Added better handling for Kon-Boot, source is to be added as ISO file using the Linux/Other ISO option.
- Added advanced option to add custom folder with boot critical drivers for NT6 sources (Vista and later).
- Added internal check for NT6 sources with multiple boot.wim, only default osloader entry in BCD store and the corresponding boot.wim will be added.
- Fixed errors when USB disk was initially prepared with the auto-format option, and on next run of the program it may complain about missing MBR and partition table.

WinSetupFromUSB 1.3:

- Fixed Bugs.

WinSetupFromUSB 1.2:

- Improved handling when program is placed and run from directories which contain special characters.
- Added an advanced option for NT6 (Vista and later) sources to add Q-Dir File Explorer, which starts before Setup.
- BootIce updated to version 1.3.2.1.
- Fixed bugs.

WinSetupFromUSB 1.0:

- Ability to add multiple Windows Vista, 7, 8, Server 2008/2012 sources from ISO file as a source.
- Ability to add almost any Linux based ISO which uses hybrid cd-rom/hard disk mode, credits to cdob.
- Auto-format option when used with NTFS would do its best when formatting the disk, to avoid fragmented large files on this volume later on by moving $MFT at the beginning of the partition.
- DPMS updated to DPMS2.
- The command prompt window during GUI mode of XP/2000/2003 setup is now hidden.
- Added ability to copy all log files to the relevant WINSETUP sub-folder during PE phase of NT6 (Vista and later) boot.
- Offer custom boot menu name when Linux/Other ISO is added.
- When XP/2003/2000 source is added and incorrectly the i386 folder is pointed as root directory, program uses its parent directory.
- Updates of the tools included.