I have tried creating Bart bootable flash drives on a few occasions, it has always been
OK except for one issue:
When XP boots a HDD, (which is what XP considers a flash drive to be!) It changes 8 files which lock the OS to the Hardware in use.
If you then try and use the flash drive on a
different set of hardware, XP crashes because
the hardware has changed.
So, does this proceedure get round this?
What really needs to happen is to fool XP, or
PE, into thinking that the flash drive is a CD, then no files are written to or changed on the boot device, since PE uses a RAM disk
for all write functions, this should not cause any other problems!
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