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How to create a Partition Magic bootable CD/DVD with Partition Magic software?

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2016-08-25 11:22:09 Posted by Daisy to Partition Magic

Summary:
Create a Partition Magic bootable CD/DVD with Partition Magic bootable floppy for Partition Magic.

Notes for creating a Partition Magic bootable CD/DVD:

  • Any files below can be found in \Windows\Command\ - or in the "oldmsdos" folder in your Win 9x CDROM.
  • Your country/keyboard layout may differ from that shown [US] - check in your existing config.sys for the correct code.
  • CDROM/SCSI drivers - these are the standard ones included in the Win 98/98SE Partition Magic bootable floppy - yours may differ; in any case, type "rem" [space] before any config.sys entries of files you won't need - this saves memory.
  • The lowest CD-device-letter is set to "X" - if you have more than 3 such devices you'll need to set the letter higher up the alphabet.
  • When you're satisfied with this Partition Magic bootable floppy and have tested it, save an uncompressed image of the Partition Magic bootable floppy.

How to create partition magic bootable CD manually?

If you want to make a bootable CD, you need a known working Partition Magic bootable floppy - and it should be with your IDE/SCSI [including SCSI-host] CDROM drivers on it.

1. Apply IOPATCH to its IO.SYS file, which puts a pause into the boot process in which your CD-devices can flash their lights, reset and so on. So that it can avoid the CD being unable to configure files loaded from the Partition Magic bootable floppy and you just need wait till the CD-device is ready.

2. Edit the autoexec.bat and config.sys files to prepare a DOS home for the utilities you'll stick on t he CDROM. This is based on a standard Win 98/98SE Partition Magic bootable floppy and makes a spiffy blue-on-black extended DOS menu to give your Partition Magic as extra boot choices.

But there is no need to make a Partition Magic bootable CD. The Partition Magic 8.0 program CD is already bootable and allows you to run Partition Magic from it.

Why need partition magic software to create partition magic bootable CD?

Since Partition Magic has ended of marketing for a long time. With the rapid development of IT industry, floppy is no longer as popular as it was in the past. Accordingly, the way of making a bootable CD with bootable floppy is out of date. Professional partition management software to satisfy users' advanced partition and hardware requirements is badly needed.

As a professional software publisher, EaseUS releases a serial of partition magic manager software aiming to optimize the usage of the computer and maximize its performance with basic and advanced partition functions. As Partition Magic alternative, EaseUS Partition Master is an all-in-one magic partition manager and reliable disk management toolkit. It can create WinPE based bootable disk to let you enjoy all the powerful partition management functions under the bootable environment.

How to create a partition magic bootable CD/DVD with EaseUS Partition Master?

Following is an example of creating EaseUS Partition Master WinPE bootable disk with EaseUS Partition Master.

Tips: EaseUS Partition Master WinPE bootable disk is only provided to our purchased users.

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master.

2. Select "Tool" from the menu and select "Create WinPE bootable disk".

Create WinPE Bootable Disk

3. Start to create bootable disk.

After creating bootable disk successfully, run EaseUS Partition Master to manage your hard disk partitions from the bootable disk.