A bit puzzled with Windows 10 32bit Installation and UEFI

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by kravorzlair, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. kravorzlair

    kravorzlair MDL Novice

    Feb 17, 2014
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    I have quite a strange issue that I have never seen in any other system before.

    I have recently bought an Asus transformer book T100ha with 2gb of ram and the tablet comes with A 64bit Os by default.
    That ends up filling the ram very quickly and I tried to install Windows 10 32bit but with absolutely no luck , I have tried several isos and microsoft's media creation tool but with no result, the tablet simply refuses to boot the installation media and goes straight to Windows.



    Disabling the UEFI didn't do the trick either.

    I am suspicious that the system comes with a 64bit UEFI and that doesn't allow for any 32bit os to be installed.

    My question is , can that really happen ? I tried booting from a usb stick using the legacy bios but the damn system just refuses to boot.

    Anyone else that had this issue before ?
     
  2. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    @kravorzlair

    AFAIK, your speculation is right. It uses pure 64 bit UEFI, so you can't boot x86 Windows.
     
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  3. kravorzlair

    kravorzlair MDL Novice

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    If this is the case then it deserves a massive WTF.