Jump to content











Photo
* * * * * 1 votes

Hack Bootmgr to boot Windows in BIOS to GPT

bios gpt bootmgr winload

  • Please log in to reply
351 replies to this topic

#351 steve6375

steve6375

    Platinum Member

  • Developer
  • 6597 posts
  • Location:UK
  • Interests:computers, programming (masm,vb6,C,vbs), photography,TV,films,guitars
  •  
    United Kingdom

Posted 11 February 2017 - 03:09 PM

I tried booting from the C: partition 4 with umbr + reg fix and same issue - no hibernate.  :(

 

I have written up experiments so far http://www.rmprepusb...s/bios_gpt_boot

 

Would be nice to get Hibernate working!



#352 devdevadev

devdevadev

    Frequent Member

  • Advanced user
  • 406 posts
  •  
    India

Posted A week ago

AIO Boot now supports installing Grub2 on GPT disks including both HDD and USB. After installing Grub2, you can boot the GPT disk in Legacy BIOS modeWindows Boot Manager does not support booting into Legacy BIOS mode on GPT disks. AIO Boot uses wimboot, which consumes more RAM.

  1. Install AIO Boot to a partition on GPT disks.
  2. Grub2 requires a BIOS partition on GPT disks. We will create a small partition of 1 to 10MB. You do not need to format and do not need to mount the drive letter for this partition. For USB, you can use the MiniTool Partition Wizard to create a second partition. On Linux, this partition will be flagged as bios_grub. USB-multiple-partitions.jpg
  3. Run AIOCreator.exe, select Grub2 from Bootloaders. The tool will list the partitions that you created in step 2.
  4. Select the partition and click OK to install Grub2.

     

    install-grub2-on-gpt.jpg
  5. .Good luck!






Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: bios, gpt, bootmgr, winload

1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users