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Windows 7: Booting from USB instead of DVD,

02 Feb 2013   #1
Jamal NUMAN

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Booting from USB instead of DVD,

Booting from USB instead of DVD,

I wanted to boot from the USB instead of doing this from the DVD knowing that the DVD contains the Windows 7 Operating system. All what I did is copying the DVD to the USB.

I managed to give the USB the first option for booting, nevertheless, the machine doesnít respond to boot from the USB

What might be the issue? What should the USB contain to be bootable?


Thank you

Best

Jamal


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02 Feb 2013   #2
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

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02 Feb 2013   #3
gregrocker

 

One method that always works for me is using UltraISO Software To Create Bootable USB Flash Drive
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16 Mar 2013   #4
Jamal NUMAN

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
One method that always works for me is using UltraISO Software To Create Bootable USB Flash Drive

Many thanks guys for the help,

Iíll be trying these options and see if it works with me

Best

Jamal
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