How do I update a Macrium Reflect Rescue Flash Drive? Solved

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  1. Kari's Avatar
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       13 Oct 2017 #11

    cereberus said: View Post
    It does not format the drive if an existing partition. It just adds or overwrites what it needs to.
    Yeah, that was wrong. My mistake.

    Rephrasing my earlier reply: Rescue Media Wizard will overwrite files that have been changed, replacing them with new ones.
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  2.    13 Oct 2017 #12

    Kari said: View Post
    Yeah, that was wrong. My mistake.

    Rephrasing my earlier reply: Rescue Media Wizard will overwrite files that have been changed, replacing them with new ones.
    Having said that, I prefer to wipe drive anyway before creating drive. In fact, since Windows 10 allows multiple partitions on a flash drive, I have observed some odd behaviour if drive has say an existing NTFS partition. I cannot remember exact details, but it created a fat 32 partition as well (if there was space) but from memory would not boot.
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  3. Kari's Avatar
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       13 Oct 2017 #13

    cereberus said: View Post
    Having said that, I prefer to wipe drive anyway before creating drive.
    My mistake was based on that: I always format the USB in Explorer before creating new rescue media.

    Anyway, once again a good example of importance of fact check before posting. I didn't check the facts and gave invalid info. My apologies.
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  4.    13 Oct 2017 #14

    Kari said: View Post
    My mistake was based on that: I always format the USB in Explorer before creating new rescue media.

    Anyway, once again a good example of importance of fact check before posting. I didn't check the facts and gave invalid info. My apologies.
    The person who never made a mistake, never did anything!
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