Installing Windows 7 From USB Drive 3 Steps Easy Process

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Gigahertz20, Aug 8, 2009.

  1. racky29

    racky29 MDL Senior Member

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  2. racky29

    racky29 MDL Senior Member

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    just noticed this thread is an older one, and i posted the same message about Bootable USB App on page 10
    never mind
     
  3. Tito

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    Well, look at my sig!! ;)
     
  4. Quamin

    Quamin MDL Novice

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    Great post, I think I'll try this later on today!
     
  5. U-Fig

    U-Fig MDL Member

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    dont use thumbstick for installation, but USB Harddrive
    partitioned and formatted with DISKPART, then, made bootable by using BOOTSECT /nt60 (driveletter)

    copied over win7 install resource and works like a charm, even added $OEM$ folder , works a treat
     
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  6. tcntad

    tcntad MDL Guru

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    Why should I use a USB HDD instead of a USB thumbstick/memory/pen?
     
  7. U-Fig

    U-Fig MDL Member

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    i meant to say I don't use thumbstick, i like having some more space for creating an install source with programs and s**t included, created an AIO that i intend to fill with various software, but not for just one index but all of them
     
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  8. palebrowndot

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    Is this thread still alive? Anyway, thanks for the instructions, they worked beautifully. I managed to install a fresh copy of Windows 7 onto my laptop and it remained operational for several months. Unfortunately, I never changed the boot order after I reformatted my laptop. If a USB was attached, the laptop wouldn't start up because it would load from the USB, which wouldn't have the necessary files. Usually, I'd just remember not to start up the laptop with a USB attached, but last night I figured I should change the boot order for the sake of convenience. I reset the boot order and now it won't start! I tried putting the boot order back to the way it was when I reformatted it, and it still won't start. I even tried System Restore and it didn't work. I really hope for a solution soon because I have some important files in there. As much as possible, I want to avoid having to reformat the laptop. I hope for a quick response, thanks.
     
  9. Tito

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    It is related to the bios setting... :)
     
  10. palebrowndot

    palebrowndot MDL Novice

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    Wow, that was a fast response, thanks. But, I'm kinda new at this, so can I get some more info? How do I change the BIOS setting? Is it related to the F2 menu at startup?
     
  11. Tito

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    Yes... get into the bios by pressing a special key (F2/Esc/Del) & then change the setting. Btw, whats the model of ur netbook??
     
  12. palebrowndot

    palebrowndot MDL Novice

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    It's an Acer emachines d725, and I'm real sorry if this is annoying, but change which settings?
     
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  14. TheStar

    TheStar MDL Novice

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    Even if the boot order changed it should boot off the Hard Drive after no USB is present.
     
  15. thantzinhtay

    thantzinhtay MDL Novice

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    so good and now i know this step . If I am a problem , I ask Question .
    Thank you for all..
     
  16. CIS

    CIS MDL Novice

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    Anyone else find that the Windows official tool doesn't work? The UltraISO works great for me, but the Windows official tool won't work, it won't boot.
     
  17. DazDroog

    DazDroog MDL Novice

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    Well, that was certainly an education and an experience on the vagaries hidden within layers of polysilicon, and of course behaviors modified by non-uniform implementations therein;
    ...read from beginning to end, and will now give it a try on the G-1 test-bed running MDL Win7-VL; and see how a clean install of Win7-pro transferred from MS dvd to USB-8GB flash goes...thank you for the background, tools, and options for whatever obstacle pops up..if any.
    ..had lost track of MDL for some time, glad I found it again googling for Win7 from USB info.:biggrin:
     
  18. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    Why are u posting these useless .......?? :mad:
     
  19. spoof2012

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    :biggrin:
    BEST OPTION: OPTION NUMBER ONE, install from Microsoft the software and sit down and relax, fast and reliable.