Ever wondered that your Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 or Linux – Ubuntu , Fedora, Puppy launcher, BackTrack, and many more with Anti-virus or Other Utilities on one DvD or USB then you can do it with Xboot. It is very useful and helpful if you can put many Operating Systems and Antivirus or other Utilities on your DvD or USB together.
Many of the users get little confuse With the Word – “Multiboot”. A “Multiboot” refers to booting with multiple Files with your DvD or USB.
XBOOT is a neat little Multiboot ISO USB Creator. It is a Windows based application that can be used to create a Live Multiboot USB or even a Multiboot ISO File that can be burnt to a CD/DVD. XBOOT supports many Linux Distributions or Windows Distributors and Antivirus or Utilities, and allows you to use your choice of a Grub or Syslinux bootloader. It also includes a built-in QEMU emulator (enabling you to boot an ISO from within Windows easily). So let’s get started with this trick:
Note: You need minimum Microsoft .net framework 4.0 on your Windows to run XBoot.
How to create a MultiBoot iso or USB using XBoot:
- Download and extract the XBOOT.
- Now Run your XBOOT.
- Drag and drop some ISOs into the XBOOT window.
– It will ask you to identify the iso file, if you don’t know its type then Select “—- Add using Grub4dos ISO Image Emulation” and Click on “Add File”.
– Now type any Desired name in “Category” options to keep the same type files at one place.
- Click on “Create Iso” or you can Select your USB Drive from the option of “Create Multiboot ISO/USB”.
- Select a USB Drive if you Choose “Create USB”.
- Leave Setting to Recommended and Click OK to begin creation of your XBOOT Usb.
- A copy notification window appears to keep you informed of the progress.
- Once the process is complete, you should have a Bootable Multiboot ISO/USB Flash Drive with your ISO selections installed.
- If it asks you for opening the file with “qemo” then Select YES and see your newly created Multiboot ISO/USB.
If you want to instantly check if your bootable ISO or USB is working, XBoot comes packed with the QEMU utility specially designed for such tasks. QEMU is a machine emulator and virtualization tool, which allows you to load and run any bootable ISO and even programs and operating systems made for other platforms on your own PC in a virtual environment.XBoot also allows you to edit your multiboot USB config files. You just need to choose the desired USB device and the configuration file you want to edit.
Reinstalling the USB drive Bootloader is also possible, XBoot giving you the option to choose between Syslinux and Grub4dos.
Using XBoot you will never have any problems when trying to create multiboot USB Linux distributions or rescue tools. The process is simple and fast, making this an easy task from now on.
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