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This site also contains over 150 articles (mostly about USB booting and grub4dos).
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Popular pages on this site (newer pages have higher numbers):
007 – FakeFlashTest – test a USB flash drive to see if it is a fake
021 – Guide to grub4dos
054 – How to fix write-protected read-only drives and SD cards
089 – Restore a Windows (Legacy\MBR) system with just one key press
124 – Cold boot attack – capture DIMM contents to a file even if the system was switched off!
137 – A grub2 tutorial
142 – Restore Windows (UEFI\GPT) system with just one keypress
143 – Modify any WinPE WIM Desktop without changing the ISO!
147 – How to patch and compile Ventoy
— – a1ive grub2 commands and notes
RMPrepUSB is a Windows 32-bit utility to partition and format a drive (especially USB drives).
- Install/repair boot code
- Clear write-protect\read-only drive flags
- Sector editor
- SD cards can be up to 10% faster (when formatted as FAT32)
- Test for ‘Fake’ size drives
- Fix various USB boot issues
- Run a 32-bit MBR Emulator to boot from a USB drive (QEMU) with full write access
- Includes the command line utility RMPartUSB.exe
Downloads (Windows executable .exe)
Latest version is RMPrepUSB 2.1.745A (which has small bugfix in RMPartUSB v2.1.751 2021-08-23)
Zipped downloads (to avoid false positive virus detection)
Tip: Right-click on link and choose ‘Save link as…’ if problems.