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Windows 7: reboot win 7 by using usb flash

30 Aug 2010   #1
juonzero

windows 7 ultimate x32
 
 
problem reboot win 7 by using usb flash

hello,
i hv a problem which is im reboot my laptop by using usb flash, and for the begining its look well. but when the laptop restart for the 1st time after 'install updates', it return to the 1st step of win 7 installation and not proceed to the 'completing installation' part...

how to overcome this problem? any idea?

really need help here.

thank you.


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30 Aug 2010   #2
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You probably need to watch during the installation, and when it reboots, go into your bios and change the boot order so your hard drive is first instead of your usb flash drive.
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30 Aug 2010   #3
juonzero

windows 7 ultimate x32
 
 

thanks for the method, i already try it, and it come nothing with the 'completing installation' step...just hang at there....
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31 Aug 2010   #4
gregrocker

 

Where did you get Win7? You may need to try another method if the ISO is intact as it may have written to the USB flash stick incorrectly:
Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool
YouTube - How to install Windows 7 from USB (WinToFlash)
USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create
How to: install Windows (any version from XP to Win7) from a USB/flash drive | Featured | dotTech

Make sure you have the latest BIOS version update from the SUpport Downloads webpage for your computer or mobo model. If so, reset the CMOS: http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fixthe.../clearcmos.htm

Unplug all other USB devices and remove all but 2gb of RAM. Test your RAM using memtest86 for 5-6 passes.

Check also the SATA controller in BIOS setup: try AHCI first, then IDE if necessary.

What was the previous OS on the HD? Will it still boot? If so, try running installer from desktop.

If not, wipe the HD to try install: SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
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