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Windows 7: How can I mount the image into a usb flash drive


24 Apr 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 RC
 
 
How can I mount the image into a usb flash drive

Hello I know its a bit noobish question but I dunno how to do what program I should use ? It must support windows 7 x64


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24 Apr 2009   #2

Windows 7077
 
 

I assume you mean the image of the Windows 7 install dvd? Just copy the contents of the Windows 7 disk onto an empty ntfs partition and mark it as Active.
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24 Apr 2009   #3

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Check this post on our forums!

update from USB?
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24 Apr 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 RC
 
 

12eason what you mean make it active how I do that?

I extracted all the files into the usb flash drive.
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24 Apr 2009   #5

Windows 7077
 
 

Just right-click on 'computer' on the startmenu, click 'manage' then in the MMC that opens up; select 'disk management' then right-click the partition you just copied the files to and select 'mark partition as Active'.

eta; I forget final step; open up a command prompt and type;
J: (change to drive letter of Windows 7 iso mounted with virtual clonedrive etc)
CD boot
bootsect /nt60 Y: (Y is drive letter of USB drive, again change to w.e. yours is )

Then, when you restart hit F8 during the BIOS screen (or whatever it is for the boot menu on your comp) and your usb drive should appear on the list.
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26 Apr 2009   #6

Windows Vista Ultimate x64 - beta Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Reverence View Post
Hello I know its a bit noobish question but I dunno how to do what program I should use ? It must support windows 7 x64

Hi there, the best program for that is WinSetupFromUSB, you can find it here to download DataFileHost - WinSetupFromUSB_0-2-1.exe and go here to view program info on MSFN, http://www.msfn.org/board/install-US...F-t120444.html

It allows you to format you USB flash drive to what your needs are (NTFS for example), copy just the setup files on the formatted USB drive to test the booting part from it, and also add a few tools to it for multi-booting. And you can use it to copy win 7 installation files to your USB flash and use it to install win 7 after good luck.
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26 Apr 2009   #7

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mount img with vcd,disk management, make new partition,format,set active, xcopy from vcd drive to usb drive,install really fast,be happy
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