Rufus - USB Formatting Utility

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Rufus - USB Formatting Utility

#1 Post by I am Baas »

Rufus is a small utility that helps format and create DOS bootable USB flash drives.
http://rufus.akeo.ie/

[Dead image link:] https://pbatard.github.com/rufus/rufus.png

It's a no-install, single .exe file. I believe it writes to / change some system settings but can't figure out what or where. Any idea?

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This looks interesting, I will test it sometime this week.

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@guinness

Just a gentle reminder... :)

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Please be patient, I will get around to it soon.

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Tested: Portable
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guinness wrote:Tested: Portable
Thank you. Ran out of paint again? :lol:

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No, phpBB is continuously acting up in Opera.

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Rufus is at version 1.0.7 (2012.02.02):
◦Fixes a detection issue on platforms with multiple optical drives (with thanks to ElGaton)
◦Add number of passes for bad blocks check
◦Improved locale selection for FreeDOS
http://rufus.akeo.ie/

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Please move to the submission sub-forum. tnx.

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Rufus V1.1.2 available:
•Version 1.1.2 (2012.02.22):◦Fixes ISO support for Fedora, openSUSE and Hiren's Boot CD
◦Add icon and extended/international label support

•Version 1.1.1 (2012.02.16):◦ISO image support (syslinux) - targeted at Linux installation ISOs
◦ISO fixes and UI improvements

•Version 1.1.0 Beta (2012.02.08):◦ISO image support (NTFS, bootmgr only - targeted at Windows installation ISOs)
http://rufus.akeo.ie/

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@Moderator

Please move to submission board. Thanks.

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Reliable USB Formatting Utility (with Source) is an Open Source portable USB formatter and ISO/img writer, released under a GPL3 license... (see http://rufus.akeo.ie/)

Rufus is a [fast] small utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives, memory sticks, etc.

It can be be especially useful for cases where:
- you need to create USB installation media from bootable ISOs (Windows, Linux, etc.)
- you need to work on a system that doesn't have an OS installed
- you need to flash a BIOS or other firmware from DOS
- you want to run a low-level utility

Despite its small size, Rufus provides you with everything you need!

Discussion about Rufus' merits is ongoing at http://reboot.pro/16374/ (where it can also be downloaded):

The utility originally started as a replacement for the venerable HPUSBFW tool and basically offers all the features HPUSBFW has, apart from the ability to provide external DOS files.

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#12 Post by guinness »

Midas,

There is currently a discussion about this application in the Forum >> http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/ ... hp?p=48155

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#13 Post by Midas »

Sorry, my bad. :oops: Please delete...

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#14 Post by webfork »

Midas wrote:Sorry, my bad. :oops: Please delete...
No, its cool: you provided a little more info than what we have in the other thread, so that will make writing an entry a bit easier if this gets added.
I am Baas wrote:Please move to submission board. Thanks.
All set.

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#15 Post by I am Baas »

Added Rufus to TPFC @ http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2253

Please vote.

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