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> boot from the external disk.
If the internal drive is C: and is still connected, then it will be impossible to boot because the external will use some other drive letter.
You could temporarily disconnect the internal. If…in [yet another] inaccessible boot device error Comment by Bill_C November 2022
Did you do what I was doing wrong?
I finally got the Incremental method to work and realized I was using it incorrectly. Thought the procedure was based on old Microsoft backup utilities and other old 3rd party backup programs.
I did a full backup …in Incremental backup and the archive attribute Comment by Bill_C November 2022
To get to the Incremental method I click the Backup Scheme. This is how I…
I just did 4 incremental backups of a hard drive which has 30 GB of data. Each time I added 1 small text file and modified another small text file. Each incremental backup took 6 minutes.
Is this normal for Aomei Ba…
> What backup way did you use?
I used the File Backup method and backed up the Windows folder and all its sub folders as an Incremental test.
> Our software doesn't clear the "A" attribute.
Thanks for the …
Just to clarify this so the moderators know what I'm trying to explain In Windows Explorer showing View Details, right click the Details bar to show Attributes.
in Incremental backup and the archive attribute Comment by Bill_C October 2022
Windows Vista ended 2012 and Windows 7 support ended early 2020 also. It does not matter if an operating system is not supported by the company that built it. That's got nothing to do with it. Do you really think Aomei programmers ask Microsoft f…
Aomei should have put…in Aomei Tech Website Login Comment by Bill_C September 2022I took this to support and they said: Sorry for the inconvenience, there is a problem here, our development is being optimized.This looks like they had wiped out my account. When it said "An…in VIP Center not working Comment by Bill_C September 2022I performed a system restore to the J: drive.
Modifying changing boot.ini back to the C:\amldr in boot.ini was a must do. If not, the boot procedure will not start and you get the configuration problem above.
After that, it booted OK but to the Linux boot media. It would not recogn…I managed to get it to work by changing the drive letter J to C in boot.ini. Strange because amldr is not in the C drive and is in the J drive. It re-booted to the Linux bootable media even though I selected Windows PE. But the Linux bootable had…Is reboot mode the same as restart mode? The only way I could simulate this was to do a system restore from within the Operating System drive. However, the OS drive I am using for this test is not the C drive but uses another drive l…I had this problem a few time were the MountedDevices in the registry were mixed up. While booting, It just showed the Windows logo and would hang. But this was not caused by Aomei.
If you have not got your machine back up and running, …in windows 7 PE disk error Comment by Bill_C August 2022Hard Drive Boot Revisited
The files I listed at the top:
Can you let me know what Aomei program in the Aomei folders actually creates these files please? I have corrupted them some…Are you using an external drive with hard drive box connected to USB port?
Yes but not the USB port. I am using an e-SATA external drive enclosure connected via e-SATA. Looks like this:
in Aomei WinPE hard drive boot Comment by Bill_C August 2022@ Admin,You stated above: "You can directly create Winpe to the external drive"How can I do this please? Create Bootable Media only has CD/DVD or USB or Export ISO file. Do you me…Thank you for that explanation.
It might pay to put that in your next AOMEI Backupper PDF Manual revision. Also in the Universal Restore ? mouse over tip.
NOT using the Universal Restore ticked seems to have fixed the p…I see now you only have 1 hour to to edit your posts. Can this be extended to 48 hours please?
in Edit posts in this forum Comment by Bill_C August 2022This is a bit confusing. From the manual: Universal Restore allows the operating system to be restored to a computer with dissimilar hardware.
I am still using the same computer and operating system. I did a system backup of my Seagate…<UPDATE>
I got System Restore to work once and the drive booted up OK. But for the life of me I do not know what I did right. This time, when I partitioned and formatted the new drive, I did not change the dest…Yes, the System Restore seems to have bugs for me also. However, I am restoring an operating system from a partition which has "NOT" the C drive letter as the drive. It is the J: drive letter. I am trying to restore the backup to another drive. …Interesting. I was searching about this last night and found this post dated 2016.
https://www.aomeitech.com/forum/discussion/2666/okboot…I do not have any issues. The external hard drive works OK and boots fine.
What I am asking is what files are really needed. In my opinion, I could delete AomeiBootBackup.LOGs as they are empty anyway. Delete also "am_pe_log.txt" and "…Update: I have managed to use Create Bootable Media to work for building a CD. I downloaded the Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK). It worked fine and booted the CD in 4 minutes. Far quicker than USB 2. File size on the CD is only 200 MB<…in WinPE and Boot via USB 2 Comment by Bill_C August 2022I actually got the Create Bootable Media to work for building a CD. I was using my Windows 10 machine for the above, I then fired up my XP machine and went and downloaded the Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK). It is listed for Windows 7, b…in Create Bootable CD will not work Comment by Bill_C August 2022I forgot to say make sure the files ntldr, ntdetect.com and boot.ini are in there. They are hidden.
Trying out Aomei Backupper Standard 6.9.1 on my Windows 10 21H2 machine.in Cannot create bootable media DVD Comment by Bill_C August 2022NTLDR is missing
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart
Is that the error? I am experimenting in XP and I got that error a month ago after a restore. My mistake was, I did a disk backup and partition backup and then mistakenly restore…