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    11= Welcome to AiR-BOOT =
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    3 AiR-BOOT is a '''boot-manager''' that is small and yet contains a load of interesting features. It was developed by Martin Kiewitz and the first versions appeared around 2002.
     3AiR-BOOT is a '''boot-manager''' that is small and yet contains a load of interesting features.[[BR]]
     4It was developed by Martin Kiewitz and the first versions appeared around 2002.
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    5 With the introduction of newer Windows versions (Vista/7), that use their own ~100MB boot-partition, problems occured when using IBM Boot Manager, the default boot-manager supplied with eComStation. Also the introduction of huge harddisks (>502GiB) caused incompatibility issues.
     6With the introduction of newer Windows versions (Vista/7), that use their own ~100MB boot-partition,[[BR]]
     7problems occured when using IBM Boot Manager, the default boot-manager supplied with eComStation.[[BR]]
     8Also the introduction of huge harddisks (>502GiB) caused incompatibility issues.
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    7 While the v1.06 version of AiR-BOOT could almost be used as a replacement for the aging IBM-BM, a couple of things needed to be fixed.
     10While the v1.06 version of AiR-BOOT could almost be used as a replacement for the aging IBM-BM,[[BR]]
     11a couple of things needed to be fixed.
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    9 This was done upon the v1.06 code-base resulting in v1.07. With the release of eComStation v2.1, AiR-BOOT replaces IBM Boot Manager.
     13This was done upon the v1.06 code-base resulting in v1.07.[[BR]]
     14With the release of eComStation v2.1, AiR-BOOT replaces IBM Boot Manager.
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    11 AiR-BOOT is in active development to enhance it's functionality and user experience. It's goal is to have all operating-systems, great-and-small, peacefully live together on your disks.
     16AiR-BOOT is in active development to enhance it's functionality and user experience.[[BR]]
     17It's goal is to have all operating-systems, great-and-small, peacefully live together on your disks.
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    13 == Download ==
    14 [http://sourceforge.net/projects/air-boot/files/AiR-BOOT/v1.06/ Air-Boot 1.06 (2009/06/08)]
     19== Downloads ==
     20Last version by the hand of Martin Kiewitz:[[BR]]
     21[http://sourceforge.net/projects/air-boot/files/AiR-BOOT/v1.06/ Air-Boot 1.06 (2009/06/08)][[BR]]
     22[[BR]]
     23Use right-click->download in your browser for the links below:[[BR]]
     24[[BR]]
     25Version v1.07  as released with eComStation 2.1 in May 2011:[[BR]]
     26[http://www.bensbits.nl/downloads/AiR-BOOT-1.07-final.zip AiR-BOOT v1.07 final][[BR]][[BR]]
     27Version v1.0.8 release candidates:[[BR]]
     28[http://www.bensbits.nl/downloads/AiR-BOOT-v1.0.8-rc3-bld20120909.zip AiR-BOOT v1.0.8 RC3][[BR]]
     29[[BR]]
     30'''Please keep in mind that RC versions are not final releases so take the necessary precautions before using them.'''[[BR]]
     31(Like making a backup of your MBR)[[BR]]
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    1633== License ==
    17 Air-boot is open source software under the GNU GPL V3 license.
     34Air-boot is open source software under the GNU GPL V2.1 license.
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    19 == Author ==
     36== Original Author ==
    2037* Martin Kiewitz
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