Drevitalize 3.31

DREVITALIZE 3.31 DOS BOOT TUTORIAL


DOS6.22/WIN9x/FreeDOS BOOT ENVIRONMENT IS REQUIRED FOR DREVITALIZE (DOS)
THE RECOMMENDED AND TESTED DOS BOOT ENVIRONMENT IS : FREEDOS


How to set up an USB boot disk (currently there is a need to use a third party utility)

  • Download RUFUS from RUFUS project website.
  • Connect an empty pendrive to a USB slot and run RUFUS.
  • Select the pen drive device and check the 'create a bootable disk' option.
  • Select FreeDOS or MS-DOS (both should work with DRevitalize(DOS) and click START.
  • From the files installed with DRevitalize run Drevitalize information tool (demo) or Drevitalize validation (registered).
  • Cick 'Copy Drev (DOS) to pendrive' button and follow the displayed instructions.
  • Change the BIOS settings to be able to boot from pen drives.
  • Type drev331 or drev331d on the command line to run DRevitalize 3.31 after the system boots from the pendrive.

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT BY DEFAULT WHEN SWITCHING OFF WINDOWS 10 ENTERS HIBERNATION MODE
TO BE ABLE TO REBOOT NORMALLY THE USER HAS TO HOLD 'SHIFT' KEY WHILE CLOSING THE SYSTEM
'DREV330 -NOAHCI' OPTION CAN BE USED TO DISABLE AHCI DETECTION IN CLEAN DOS




DREVITALIZE 2.42 DOS BOOT TUTORIAL


DOS6.22/WIN95/98/ME DOS BOOT ENVIRONMENT IS REQUIRED FOR DREVITALIZE (DOS)
DOS VERSION OF DREVITALIZE MAY NOT WORK WITH WINDOWS XP/VISTA/SEVEN DOS BOOT ENVIRONMENT


How to set up an USB boot disk (currently there is a need to use a third party utility)

  • Download RUFUS from RUFUS project website.
  • Connect an empty pen drive to a USB slot and run RUFUS.
  • Select the pen drive device and check the 'create a bootable disk' option.
  • Select either MS-DOS or FreeDOS (both should work with DRevitalize(DOS) and click START.
  • Copy the drev242.exe DOS exectutable from 'C:\Program Files\DRevitalize 2.42 registered\drev242.exe' to the pen drive.
  • Copy the drev244.exe DOS exectutable from 'C:\Program Files\DRevitalize 2.42 registered\drev244.exe' to the pen drive.
  • Change the BIOS settings to be able to boot from pen drives.
  • Type drev242 on the command line to run DRevitalize 2.42 after the system boots from the pendrive.
  • Type drev244 on the command line to run DRevitalize 2.44 after the system boots from the pendrive.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SATA CONTROLLER NEEDS TO BE SET TO IDE LEGACY MODE IN ORDER TO WORK WITH DREVITALIZE 2.XX DOS