MediCat: Second Opinion - A collection of bootable antivirus boot disks on a single USB device.

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in the compressed file there is no more .img file, only the individual folders and the Isos, how to create the pendrive?
Use Ventoy2Disk to create the flash drive.

Then format the drive as FAT32.

Then extract the zip's contents to the root of the drive, and you're all done. :)
 
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Hi Jayro - thank you for these great tools.

One issue i am having is most of the different ISO's do not recognise the WiFi cards in my machines so i cannot do a definition update. I have tried this on a couple of laptops and desktops and it doesn't work on any?

Is this normal?
 

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Hi Jayro - thank you for these great tools.

One issue i am having is most of the different ISO's do not recognise the WiFi cards in my machines so i cannot do a definition update. I have tried this on a couple of laptops and desktops and it doesn't work on any?

Is this normal?
Yeah, it's normal. The ISOs typically all use old versions of Linux, and the manufacturers don't keep them updated. Sadly, antivirus bootdisks are becoming a thing of the past it seems.
 

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I'm a noob when it come to this kinda stuff but I have Medicat USB downloaded on a 256gb 3.0 usb flash. I got it working. Basically I was wondering if it's possible to delete my os on my C drive and put a new is copy of windows on my NVME m.2 ssd? Don't judge noob here
 

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I'm a noob when it come to this kinda stuff but I have Medicat USB downloaded on a 256gb 3.0 usb flash. I got it working. Basically I was wondering if it's possible to delete my os on my C drive and put a new is copy of windows on my NVME m.2 ssd? Don't judge noob here
Your C drive isn't your M.2? It should be possible.
 

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Hi again, Jayro...
You told me in another reply about replacing the old ISOs in the USB with the newest ones:

"Yes, you can update the ISOs by replacing them with new versions. But if you don't edit ventoy.json to match, their icons won't show up. Not a huge deal, but worth mentioning."

What would happen if I keep the same name for old and new Isos? Would there be any problem?

Thanks in advance
 

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Hi again, Jayro...
You told me in another reply about replacing the old ISOs in the USB with the newest ones:

"Yes, you can update the ISOs by replacing them with new versions. But if you don't edit ventoy.json to match, their icons won't show up. Not a huge deal, but worth mentioning."

What would happen if I keep the same name for old and new Isos? Would there be any problem?

Thanks in advance
That should work just fine. :)
 

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I just found out about MediCat USB thanks to Alternative-To, and from the main post I have discovered this second one and just tried it. I leave my message just to thank for this amazing compilation of apps on a live system. It really beats Hiren's BCD, Ultimate BCD and all the other WinPE system with utilities I've known so far. Great job Jayro ;)
 
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