MediCat DVD: A Multiboot Linux DVD

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  1. Jayro
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    Jayro MediCat USB and Mini Windows 10 Developer

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    I'm thinking of adding a Live XP to the disc, based on Hiren's Live XP. It could just include SpinRite that way, as a pre-installed Live XP app. That would save much space. But that way I could include other useful apps, like MalwareBytes and many other portable utilities.
     


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    Looks awesome! I also am an A+ certified PC Tech and this seems like it could be quite useful. I'll have to give it a shot!
     
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    Thank you sir! :)
     
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    I'm studying to be an IT technician and my friends like to damage their computer's OS and, basically its always up to me to repair them, I never used any booting tools like this one because they never fit my needs but I will give this one a shot.
     
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    Well thanks, I appreciate it. :)
     
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    MediCat version 6.10.2014 is scheduled for a June 10th release.
    (the date is the release version number)

    This will include Linux Mint 17, as well as a new Gparted version, and all other ISOs updated to their latest versions, following the Mint 17 release.
     
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    NiNite looks cool.
    Thanks for the tip.
     
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    You bet, but this is the wrong thread to reply to.
     
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    This is what I have been searching for. Thanks
     
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    nice job man !! nice
     
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    hope to see Windows 8 / 8.1 support in the next release !!
    awesome job man
     
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    If anyone can supply me with a Windows 8 "repair disc" ISO for each architecture (32-bit ad 64-bit) I'll gladly integrate them. (I cannot make one with Windows 8.1, they removed the feature to bootable USB only.)
     
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    is there a site to grab new updates as they come out? Also what version of True Image is in this latest release and is it the full version?
     
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    It's the latest version of TrueImage at the time I built the ISO. And it's the Home version, so it has the Home features one would expect. If there is a new version when I rebuild the ISO, it will be updated, and the download link in the OP will always have the latest build for download. Updates roll out about every six months; The beginning of June, and beginning of December. All of this info is in the OP, so read carefully next time. ;)

    P.S.: My signature will always have the link to this thread, and tell you when the next update will be released. :D
     
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    I too have to congratulate you on your work, JayRo. I haven't had much chance to test it out in public (not much dying pc's around here), but it sure looks like a very nifty box of tools. :D


    (I used Ultimate Boot CD 4 windows till now. Though it has a HUGE amount of programs, its age really starts to show).
     
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    Why thank you sir. It's been a long time in the making, but well worth it. :)

    True, it very much is. My overall goal was simplicity, and ease-of-use to the user.
     
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    JayRo Just curious, can this have the ability to boot directly into the UEFI/BIOS? I'm currently in need of that since I changed my computer from UEFI to Legacy BIOS and accidentally (And unknowingly) locked myself out of my Windows 8.1 installation with no way back in.
     
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    I know this does not affect the usefulness at all, but I think the "Windows Tools" nyan cat looks off not having pixel art drawn on it. May I suggest using the windows icon that was on the windows 95 start button? I think it will fit unformatted.
    Great tool by the way!
     
  20. Jayro
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    I have tried that tool with no success under the GRUB ISO settings. I have also tried YUMI, which is the same tool with more options. I still have yet to test it with Unetbootin though. I'm curious to see the results.

    I do not have any computer with an UEFI on it, so I've never been able to experiment with any UEFI tools, but I'll do some digging, research-wise.

    Thank you for the suggestion, I might just do that. I was just trying to keep it looking Windows 8-ish, so I might make some bastardized Win95-Win8 hybrid logo. We'll see. but I do want to fix it not being pixelated, it does bother me a bit. ^^;