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Help with creating rescue media using Macrium Reflect

  1. #1

    Help with creating rescue media using Macrium Reflect


    Am running into Error code 9 while trying to create rescue media. It links me to this troubleshooting page but there are no Error code 9s.

    When I try and access the flash drive after the error it prompts me that the drive must be formatted - so I do this to FAT32.

    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][Init] Macrium Reflect Version: 6.0.753
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][Init] Selected drive for USB: \\.\PHYSICALDRIVE1
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][CreateUSBWinPE] Open handle to physical drive
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][CreateUSBWinPE] Read drive geometry
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][CreateUSBWinPE] Check for active FAT32 partition in removeable media
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][HasActiveFAT32] WARNING: No active FAT partitions found
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][TrackZerIsReadOnly] Check track zero writeable
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][TrackZeroIsReadOnly] Track zero is writeable for selected disk
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][CreateUSBWinPE] Calculate space required for PE files
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][CreateUSBWinPE] PE File Count: 30 requiring 424.9 MB disk space
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][CreateUSBWinPE] Determine target volume for WinPE files
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][DetermineTargetPartition] Partition 1 is size 7.20 GB
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][DetermineTargetPartition] Partition 1 is FAT type
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][DetermineTargetPartition] Volume for partition 1 is \\?\Volume{c3a5f4ef-4736-11e5-be97-240a6484ef30}\
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][DetermineTargetPartition] Volume \\?\Volume{c3a5f4ef-4736-11e5-be97-240a6484ef30}\ has file system FAT32
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][DetermineTargetPartition] Determine free space on hard disk volume \\?\Volume{c3a5f4ef-4736-11e5-be97-240a6484ef30}\
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][DetermineTargetPartition] Free space on disk volume \\?\Volume{c3a5f4ef-4736-11e5-be97-240a6484ef30}\ is 7.19 GB
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][DetermineTargetPartition] Checking for existing target WIM file
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][DetermineTargetPartition] Disk volume \\?\Volume{c3a5f4ef-4736-11e5-be97-240a6484ef30}\ meets requirements, favouring FAT partition over previously discovered
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][CreateUSBWinPE] Writing MBR boot code
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][WriteBootCode] MBR boot code successfully written to disk
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][CreateUSBWinPE] Setting target partition active
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][SetTargetPartitionActive] Target partition successfully set active
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][CreateUSBWinPE] Writing partition boot sector code
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][CreateUSBWinPE] Copying WinPE files to target volume...
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][CopyFiles] Copying c:\boot\macrium\WA5KFiles\media\ to \\?\Volume{c3a5f4ef-4736-11e5-be97-240a6484ef30}\
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][CopyFiles] Copying c:\boot\macrium\WA5KFiles\media\Boot\ to \\?\Volume{c3a5f4ef-4736-11e5-be97-240a6484ef30}\Boot\
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][CopySingleFile] ERROR: Failed to open handle to target file \\?\Volume{c3a5f4ef-4736-11e5-be97-240a6484ef30}\Boot\BCD (code: 87, The parameter is incorrect.

    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][CreateUSBWinPE] One or more PE Environment files failed to copy to the USB device
    [27/08/2015 15:19:00][OnEndUSBBuild] Failed

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  2. #2

    I think you would get better and maybe quicker answers posting in the Macrium Support Forums: Macrium Support Forum
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  3. #3

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    I formatted a 16 GB usb as Fat 32.

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    It would not work formatted as NTFS.

    I created a bootable rescue media-
    No error messages.

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    I'll try booting from it now.
    It should be ok but I'll try it anyway.

    Edit--- It booted nicely.

    Don't know what went wrong with your attempt.
    As suggested in a previous post, the Macrium forums may offer quicker help.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 2,614
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    One or more PE Environment files failed to copy to the USB device
    redownload PE
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