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Ok,

So I've tried to do the following,

Load Yumi, add multiple iso's. (windows xp, vista, 7), to a 8gb usb stick.

Link to usb drive: Patriot Extreme Performance Xporter XT Rage 8gb

I've added the xp os first, then vista, then 7. I've tried formatting it with yumi to do so as well.

I've pre tested the iso's in vmware successfully. They've installed, ran clean, seem simple.

Basically my goal = 1 drive, xp/vista/7, use the "key" provided by a customer I help, and reinstall fresh, clean install, no bloatware from dell/hp/gateway, etc. And make their pc/laptop experience a great one.

What happens in Yumi when I put all 3 os's on... or even just xp on it's own or vista...

When booting with usb, boots clean, seeing a menu to install from iso's. It shows me blank, unless I put win7 on it. And if I choose alternate iso's, it forces me to terminal, where I don't know any of the command syntax to "load" or "launch" said iso's what so ever... And yumi doesn't have a help file to walk me through it...

If anyone can help me, hugely appreciated,

- Le_Loup
    
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Why not partition the drives using gpart and install them manually?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Twinnuke;14579997 
Why not partition the drives using gpart and install them manually?

If I follow correctly...

Partition a thumb drive, ie 4/3/1 concept? With 7 for the 4, Vista the 3, and xp the 1?

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Problem with Yumi, is the front end "win 7" can load by a menu, but the windows xp and vista, I still have the problem where I have to path the command to it in terminal and the correct launch command. I understand DOS, but not terminal....
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Twinnuke;14579997 
Why not partition the drives using gpart and install them manually?

Uh hey...

Tried to look into this, and perhaps a facepalm, but gpart = bootable media format only to specialize the partitions before an os install.

Where i'm in windows 7 right now, and i'd like to format a thumb drive I just plugged in (first post linked drive). In "computer management" I can't actually partition the drive... it won't let me delete the volume or anything...

Suggestions?

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