Thanks for your response. However you addresses only one of my 3 questions (the last one - about EFI BCD not working with non-Windows entries).
What about the other two questions/suggestions:
- Dual UEFI/BIOS BCD
- Syncing multiple BCDs
Anything like that in the works?
Mahmoud, almost two years ago, I was asking you about EFI.
Now that the situation with EasyBCD is better and it supports EFI in v2.2, I would like to return to some of my questions I then.
My Test Setup and assumptions
All the questions below are related to creating bootable USB drives.
Mahmoud, Thanks for your reply. I would appreciate if you keep this thread live and respond to it when you start your testing.
I would gladly contribute some of my time to testing.
It seems that 2012-2013 might actually see mainstream EFI adoption, as past 2 years saw it for x64 architectures.
Most modern computers support both BIOS and UEFI.
Windows 7 BCD comes in two flavors:
BIOS BCD is located in \boot\bcd
EFI BCD is located in \efi\microsoft\boot\bcd
Many computers support hybrid boot - both BIOS and EFI and are supposed to try EFI first and then fallback to BIOS if EFI boot...
Same issue here after upgrade to 2.1.1. The exact message is attached.
Did not have this problem in 2.1
Steps to reproduce:
- Opened existing BCD on USB flash drive with 6 entries - all ISOs.
- Removed one entry
- Added one entry
- Trying to move entries around.
I have found a number of posts explaining why it was impossible to add BackTrack 3 and 4 ISOs as a boot entry in EastBCD for external media. I tried to see if anything changed with BackTrack 5, but connecting ISO as a boot entry in EasyBCD still results in issues.
Can anyone recommend the best...
I re-created the partition from scratch with DiskPart and tried again. Looks like you were correct about the malformed partition. Originally I re-used the factory partition that this drive shipped with. Even though it was perfectly fine to DiskPart and Disk Management tool in...
Another related bug - crash while repairing BCD.
Successfully run Install BCD command on another flash drive.
Copy all BCD files for my problematic 32GB drive.
Select BCD store from 32GB drive.
Try to run Re-create/repair boot files command
EasyBCD completely destroys my 32GB...
When trying to run Install BCD command on one of my flash drives I get the following error message:
Operation Not Allowed! The boot partition must be a primary partition.
The flash drive I am using has only one primary partition and is formatted as NTFS with default settings
I have done this...