Creating Startup Disks

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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.

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 10 MB.

or

4 formatted floppy disks

Check the Hardware Compatibility List.

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

Welcome to R-Studio Agent Emergency Startup Media Creator dialog box

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R-Studio Agent 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 Agent 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 R-Studio Agent registration key on the R-Studio Agent Emergency Activation dialog box and click the Next button

Note: You should enter the registration key of R-Studio Agent, not R-Studio itself.

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R-Studio Agent Emergency License Agreement dialog box

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R-Studio Agent Emergency Activation dialog box

if you do not enter the registration key, R-Studio Agent Emergency will work in the Demo mode. You may enter the key later when R-Studio Agent Emergency and R-Studio establish a connection

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

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

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

1Run R-Studio Agent Emergency
2Select ISO Image for a startup CD/DVD on the R-Studio Agent Emergency Startup Media Creator dialog box and click the Next button
3Read and accept the License Agreement and enter the R-Studio Agent registration key on the R-Studio Agent Emergency Activation dialog box and click the Next button

Note: You should enter the registration key of R-Studio Agent, not R-Studio itself.

if you do not enter the registration key, R-Studio Agent Emergency will work in the Demo mode. You may enter the key later when R-Studio Agent Emergency and R-Studio establish a connection.

4Select a place and file name for the ISO image of the startup CD/DVD and click the Save button
>When R-Studio Bootable Startup Media Creator finishes writing the file with the ISO image, the R-Studio Agent Emergency Startup Media Creation is Finished message will appear

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

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R-Studio Agent 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 Agent 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 Agent Emergency Activation dialog box and click the Next button
4Check that the correct FAT/FAT32-formatted device is selected and click the Next button
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Confirm device selection dialog box

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

When R-Studio Agent Emergency Startup Media Creator finishes creating the startup device, the R-Studio Agent 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 Agent Emergency Startup Media Creation is Finished dialog box

To create floppy disks:

You will need 4 formatted floppy disks.

1Run R-Studio Agent Emergency
2Select Floppy Disk for the startup floppy disk on the R-Studio Agent Emergency Startup Media Creator dialog box and click the Next button
3Enter the registration information and number on the Registration dialog box and click the Next button

If you leave all the field blank, R-Studio Agent Emergency will work with the Demo-version limitations

4Insert the floppy disk and click the Next button on the Insert floppy dialog box
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Insert floppy dialog box

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

Do it with the next 2 floppy disks.

>When R-Studio Startup Media Creator finishes creating the startup floppy disk, the R-Studio Agent Emergency Startup Media Creation is Finished message will appear. You may either exit R-Studio Startup Media Creator by clicking the Finish button or create another startup media by clicking the Back button.
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R-Studio Agent Emergency Startup Media Creation is Finished dialog box