When the Make_E2B .cmd file runs it just immediately quits and no message is displayed.

The most common reason is that your Windows PATH variable is bad. At the Windows command prompt type (not if XP OS)

where wmic
where find

These should return the path of the wmic.exe and find.exe files which are normally at C:\Windows\System32 and C:\Windows\System32\wbem.

Note that find.exe should NOT be a cygwin version but the windows\system32 version!

If these commands fail, you need to fix the PATH in Windows – see here https://exitcode0.net/adding-wmic-command-to-the-windows-path/ or just run SystemPropertiesAdvanced.exe from an Admin cmd prompt to edit the PATH system variable.

Try running the MAKE_E2B_USB_DRIVE (run as admin).cmd file by just double-clicking on it – you should see the a message to run it as Administrator. Then press ENTER and it should quit.

Now right-click on the same file and choose ‘Run as Administrator’ and answer the UAC prompt – if the script now seems to run very quickly but then aborts with no message displayed, you may have a problem with Administrator access on your system. Did you make any changes to UAC control or any Administrator account permissions?

To debug the issue, find “.\_ISO\docs\Make_E2B_USB_Drive\DebugAll_MakeE2B_Admin.cmd” in the download folder and right-click on it and choose ‘Run as Administrator’ – the batch file commands will now be echo’d to the console – answer any questions if prompted until the console disappears. Now open the e2b.log file that should have been created in the same folder and examine the last lines to establish the cause of the problem or send the e2b.log file to me.

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