.imgPTN (MPI)

UEFI Secure MultiBoot

You can have true secure UEFI multiboot capability with E2B (no need for MOK Manager, etc.)! Introduction A major problem with various multiboot solutions such as Ventoy is that the Ventoy bootx64.efi UEFI boot file is unsigned. This means that you may have to program the UEFI database to allow the unsafe (Ventoy) grub2 bootx64.efi […]

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MOVE_IMGPTN Move_IMGPTN is a Windows script which moves a file to a different position on Partition 1 of the E2B USB drive. This is only required if you want to UEFI-boot because the partitions must be in ascending order or else the BIOS will not recognise the USB drive as being valid. You can use

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Windows All-In-One ISOs and .imgPTN files E2B has a \_ISO\WINDOWS\WINAIO folder. .ISO, .ISO32, .ISO64 and .imgPTN* files can be added to any appropriate Windows Install menu folder.  If there are any problems when trying to run a Windows AIO Install ISO, you should convert it to a .imgPTN file using the MPI Tool Kit.  Tip:

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Automating Windows Installs from .imgPTN files You can UEFI or Legacy Boot to a Windows Install file using E2B or agFM and pick any XML file as an unattend file, however for reliable Secure Booting, you may find that converting the Windows ISO files to a .imgPTN (or .imgPTN23) is more reliable than using agFM.

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Additional MPI Utilities Inside the MakePartImage (MPI) download, you will find some additional files which you may find useful:  1. .\csm\e2b\RestoreE2B (run as admin).cmd – this file can be used if you have accidentally created and used a .imgPTN file on your E2B USB drive and it is ‘stuck’ (the CSM-Menu does not appear or it

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MPI Version History

The MakePartImage (MPI) Tool Pack runs on Windows systems only.It is used to create Partition Images from bootable ISO files, ZIP files, folders or drive partitions. Once you have made the image file, just copy it to your E2B USB drive.  :: 0.034 – Support for converting HP utility ISOs (using syslinux 4):: 0.035 –

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MPI Tool Kit The MPI Tool Kit allows you to convert a payload file or folder to a Partition Image file – .imgPTN, .imgPTN23 or .imgPTNREP3 (using a Windows system). Partition images can be made as FAT32 or NTFS volumes. However, partition images files can contain any filesystem – e.g. ext4. Downloads Tip: If you

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Partition Image files Use Partition Images for 100% UEFI Secure Boot compatibility (no shim or MOK Manager needed) and/or where container files such as ISOs, IMGs or VHDs do not work and a flat-file partition is needed. 2024-05-16 MakePartImage v106 is latest – includes support for booting Ubuntu/XUbuntu casper-based payloads. Example 1 – .imgPTN file

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