Creating Startup Disks Using R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator

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You need to create either

A startup CD/DVD disc. You may create an ISO image, or write the disc directly from R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator, if there is a CD/DVD recorder in your system. You may use this disc to start both UEFI computers (modern Windows/Mac/Linux systems) and old Windows/Mac/Linux machines.

or

A startup FAT/FAT32 removable device recognized by your system as a bootable one. The total available size of the device should be more than 50 MB. You may use this device to start both UEFI computers (modern Windows/Mac/Linux systems) and old Windows/Mac/Linux machines.

or

5 floppy disks. You may use them to start old Windows/Mac/Linux computers

Check the Hardware Compatibility List.

If you have problems with starting you computer up from the R-Studio Emergency startup disks, select Configure startup media troubleshooting options on the Startup media type selection dialog box. Then the Startup Media Troubleshooting Options dialog box will appear. You may configure these options to eliminate those problems.

 

When R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator starts, its Welcome dialog box appears:

Welcome to R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator dialog box

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R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator dialog box

click the Next button to see the list of all devices on which startup disks may be created.

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Startup media type selection dialog box

To create a startup CD/DVD disc directly on your CD/DVD writer (if present):

1Run R-Studio Emergency
2Select the CD/DVD writer on the Startup media type selection dialog box and click the Next button
3Read and accept the License Agreement and enter the registration key on the R-Studio Emergency Activation dialog box and click the Next button
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R-Studio Emergency Activation dialog box

4Insert a blank CD/DVD disk into the CD/DVD recorder and click the Next button
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Insert a CD/DVD disc dialog box

>R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator will start creating the startup CD/DVD disc showing the progress on the Creating startup media dialog box
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Creating startup media dialog box

When R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator finishes creating the startup CD/DVD disc, the R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creation is Finished message will appear

You may either exit R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator by clicking the Finish button or create another startup media by clicking the Back button.

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R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creation is Finished message

To create an ISO image of a startup CD/DVD disc

1Run R-Studio Emergency
2Select ISO Image for a startup CD/DVD on the R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator dialog box and click the Next button
3Read and accept the License Agreement and enter the registration key on the R-Studio Emergency Activation dialog box and click the Next button
4Select a place and file name for the ISO image of the startup CD/DVD and click the Save button
>When R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator finishes writing the file with the ISO image, the R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creation is Finished message will appear

You may either exit R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator by clicking the Finish button or create another startup media by clicking the Next button.

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R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creation is Finished dialog box

5Create the startup CD/DVD using your favorite CD/DVD creation software

Load the created ISO image into the CD/DVD creation software. Consult documentation for the software for details.

To create a startup FAT/FAT32 removable device

1Run R-Studio Emergency
2Select the removable device on the Startup media type selection dialog box and click the Next button
3Read and accept the License Agreement and enter the registration key on the R-Studio Emergency Activation dialog box and click the Next button
4Check that the FAT/FAT32-formatted device is ready and click the Next button
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Ready to create startup media dialog box

>R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator will start creating the startup USB disk showing the progress on the Creating startup media dialog box

When R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator finishes creating the startup device, the R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creation is Finished message will appear

You may either exit R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator by clicking the Finish button or create another startup media by clicking the Next button.

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R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creation is Finished dialog box

To create floppy disks:

You will need 5 floppy disks.

1Run R-Studio Emergency
2Select Floppy Disk for the startup floppy disks on the R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator dialog box and click the Next button
3Read and accept the License Agreement and enter the registration key on the R-Studio Emergency Activation dialog box and click the Next button
4Insert the first floppy disk and click the Next button on the Ready to create startup media dialog box
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R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creation- Floppy Disk message

>R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator will start creating the first startup floppy disk showing the progress on the Creating startup media dialog box
5Insert the second floppy disk and click the OK button when the Please insert formatted diskette #2 into drive A: message will appear
>When R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator finishes creating the second startup floppy disk, the R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creation is Finished message will appear

You may either exit R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creator by clicking the Finish button or create another startup media by clicking the Next button.

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R-Studio Emergency Startup Media Creation is Finished message

Startup Media Troubleshooting Options

Those options will help you if you have problems with starting you computer up from the R-Studiostartup disks. Please, contact the R-Studio Technical Support Team for more information.

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R-Studio Startup Media Troubleshooting Options dialog box

Display kernel startup messages

if this checkbox is enabled, R-Studio Emergency displays all startup messages. That may be useful to locate the source of the problem when your system hangs during R-Studio Emergency startup.

Disables ACPI

Disables APIC

Select these checkboxes when your system detects some hardware incorrectly during R-Studio Emergency startup and displays messages like: hda: lost interrupt

Disables USB device support

Select this checkbox if your system experiences problems with USB devices during R-Studio Emergency startup.

Disables SCSI device support

Select this checkbox if your system experiences problems with SCSI devices during R-Studio Emergency startup.

Disables PCMCIA device support

Select this checkbox if your system experiences problems with PCMCIA devices during R-Studio Emergency startup.

Disables DMA for all IDE disk drives

Select this checkbox if your system experiences problems with IDE disks during R-Studio Emergency startup.

IRQ polling mode

Select this checkbox to enable the IRQ polling mode to prevent locking the system because a device generates too much interrupts for the system to handle.

PCI BIOS

Select an appropriate option if your system experiences problems with PCI cards.

BIOS RAIDS

Select an appropriate option if your system experiences problems with RAIDs built in the system board.