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  1.    08 Feb 2016 #11
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 1,962
    Windows 7

    Good tip. But that requires a certain discipline which I guess I don't have.
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  2.    08 Feb 2016 #12
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 1,929
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10

    The upside with WinPESE is you maintain a cleaner OS... And only need 1 Boot Disk..
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  3.    08 Feb 2016 #13
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9,552
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    Ah..., So you finally admitted it that it's your personal preference. Your personal preference is not neccessarily applied to others. So it got nothing to do with the downside, isn't it ?
    It is my personal preference due to the downside of having to find the USB flash drive or DVD and select it to boot from at the right time in the boot process.

    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    FYI, your suggestion to install those programs are already included in @Kyhi Recovery disk. In addition, certain things can only be done under WINPE environment, not while Windows is running.
    And when you perform one of the operations that can only be done under WINPE environment you click apply and the program tells you that it is going to reboot the computer and complete the action on the next reboot.

    There's nothing wrong with using Kyhi's WINPE boot disk. There's nothing wrong with installing the programs. There's nothing wrong with using command line commands when possible. You will notice what I stated in my post #3: "This is what I would do:".

    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    There are not really any down- or Upsides with either solutions. I personally prefer to install the programs because in my box of appr. 40 USB sticks I never find the one I am looking for.
    and when I am playing around a lot with partitions, Insider versions, external drives, etc. to see what works and what doesn't work, I like to have all the programs in one little square of 3 or 4 small icons on my start menu that I don't have to reboot to use. That's just my personal preference. And I like being able to see the big picture in graphical format and like have more options than what built in Windows utilities will provide.
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