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  1.    06 Feb 2016 #230
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    The 2.7 Beta of RUFUS can be downloaded at Major Geeks, the final is due this month according to the version history

    o Version 2.7 (2016.02.??)
    2 Add Thai translation, courtesy of Sippapas Wangsri
    3 Add Drag and Drop support, courtesy of SeymourApps
    4 Add a retry for most write operations
    5 Update UEFI:NTFS, ms-sys and Grub4DOS to latest
    6 Dual sign Rufus with both SHA-1 and SHA-256
    7 Fix 2nd line of SHA-256 being hidden on some platforms
    8 Fix shutdown prevention issues
    9 Additional small fixes
    10
    rufus/ChangeLog.txt at master · pbatard/rufus · GitHub
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  2.    15 Feb 2016 #231
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    RUFUS 2.7 final is out:

    Version 2.7 (2016.02.14)
    • Add Thai translation, courtesy of Sippapas Wangsri
    • Add Drag and Drop support, courtesy of SeymourApps
    • Add a retry for most write operations
    • Update UEFI:NTFS, ms-sys and Grub4DOS to latest
    • Dual sign Rufus with both SHA-1 and SHA-256
    • Fix 2nd line of SHA-256 being hidden on some platforms
    • Fix shutdown prevention issues
    • Additional fixes & translation updates

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  3.    28 Feb 2016 #232
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    W10 pro x86 and W10 x86

    I've just put W10 (clean install) onto a friends PC but initially had problems creating the USB drive. I used 'isotousb' to create the bootable drive and it seemed to complete OK, but then came up with an error message right at the finish saying that the drive had failed to create successfully. I tried again from scratch, this time using the Windows Media Creation Tool and that to seemed to go OK until the very end when it reported an error.

    Both attempts were using a TDK 4Gb drive which should be enough (I picked just the x64 version) yet both failed.

    Third time lucky, I used an 8Gb drive and that worked first time. I wonder if the latest build has crept up in size ?
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  4.    28 Feb 2016 #233
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017
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    Yeah, it would be more helpful if they would give a more descriptive error/failure message.
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  5.    28 Feb 2016 #234
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    W10 pro x86 and W10 x86

    Indeed Anyhow, it all worked out OK in the end. Another satisfied customer (I hope).
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  6.    22 Mar 2016 #235
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    RUFUS 2.8 is out now: Rufus - Create bootable USB drives the easy way

    Changelog


    • Version 2.8 (2016.03.22)
      • Enable listing of non-USB card readers (EXPERIMENTAL)
      • Major speed improvement for checksum computation
      • Fix UI flicker during progress actualization
      • Fix computation of FAT size for Large FAT32 (with thanks to Ady)
      • Syslinux improvements
      • Update GRUB to 2.02~beta3
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  7.    15 Apr 2016 #236
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    Win 10 64bit with AU

    A couple of questions Shawn:

    I've made a usb drive that has both 32-bit and 64-bit architecture on it. Presumably during use there is an option to choose the appropriate architecture?

    I chose both architectures because I'm going to look at the laptop of a friend who is having problems upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10, and I suspect the laptop will be 32-bit where mine is 64-bit, and wanted to have just one usb drive for both. But I'm wondering whether your Option 3 would be better for a Windows 7 laptop?

    And are there benefits to ALSO creating a recovery drive for Windows 10 or will this usb suffice? I have seen that it can be used for a repair install but am confused (as usual) about the difference between recovery and repair.

    If I were to also create a recovery drive, I would want this to work on more than one laptop so would want to leave the option about system files unticked (hope that makes sense). What would I lose by doing this?

    Thanks
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  8.    15 Apr 2016 #237
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    Hello Maggy,

    If you were to do a clean install or upgrade with the 32/64-bit USB, you will be prompted to select which version you want to use like at step 4 below.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...n-install.html

    A Windows 10 installation USB will also include WinRE, so there's no need to also create a recovery drive.
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  9.    15 Apr 2016 #238
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    Thanks Shawn.

    And will the installation USB work on a Windows 7 machine or should I use Option 3 instead?

    (I hope the usb I've already made will work as we just spilt rum and coke on a couple of spare usbs ).
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  10.    10 May 2016 #239
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    @Brink there is a Beta Update to Rufus
    rufus-2.9_BETA.exe 09-May-2016 17:49 910K Rufus 2.9 BETA (PLEASE REPORT ANY ISSUE AND REMEMBER: THIS IS NOT A RELEASE)
    (I unlinked it so people download it at author's site)
    o Version 2.9 (2016.05.??)
    Add ARM support for UEFI:NTFS
    Fix UEFI:NTFS support for HP and Gigabyte firmwares (with thanks to Rod Smith and linnaea)
    Fix unwanted listing of some internal removable drives
    Fix missing default cluster size default on exFAT for >32GB drives
    Fix the non-removal of the commandline hogger in some corner cases
    Use "modern" file selection dialog on Vista or later (if you can spot the difference, good for you...)
    You can get it here: Index of /downloads
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