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Windows 7: win7 USB bootable creation failure

23 Feb 2011   #11
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by maifs View Post
it couldnt format nor write and nor even find any usb option.
Did it detect the Windows 7 ISO (as shown below in Image File box) once you loaded it in on File tab using Open? If you are using the DVD then you need to choose Open CD/DVD on File menu.

Did you have the flash stick plugged in? Did it detect it as shown below in Disk Drive dropdown menu?

win7 USB bootable creation failure-capture.png

If the ISO and the flash stick are loaded and detected as shown, then the Format and Write button should work.



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23 Feb 2011   #12

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i have it (ISO) in my HD's . can't i pic from it?
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23 Feb 2011   #13
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Yes, browse to the ISO file from the File tab by clicking Open.

Then on Bootable tab, click Write Disk Image.

The ISO file should show up in the Image File window, and the USB flash stick should show up in the Disk Drive window. If not, click on the drop-down menu in the window as shown below.


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23 Feb 2011   #14

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at my side , it is not picing the right usb .
my usb drive is I: but why it is showing continuously E: ?

please see the below snapshot. snapshot has been taken after loading successfully ISO.


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23 Feb 2011   #15
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It is obviously showing the DVD drive in the window when it needs to show the USB stick.

You need to click on the window in which E drive is appearing to change it to your USB flash stick which should be listed if it is plugged in.

If not try plugging it in again to another USB port, next try rightclicking on it in Start>Computer to format it NTFS to get it detected.
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23 Feb 2011   #16

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dear gregrocker please see the below snip. E: drive is not a CD/DVD drive.
CD/DVD drive is H:

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23 Feb 2011   #17
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Well the popup said to insert a Disk in drive so E must be a card reader.

It looks like your USB drive is I from the map, isn't it?


Is there some reason you can't click on the dropdown menu next to Disk Drive which I can see even though it's hidden behind the popup?
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23 Feb 2011   #18

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yes i am able to clink on that dropdown list. but it doesnt have anything except two time E:.
It is not detedting my flash disk.
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23 Feb 2011   #19
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Try rightclicking on flash stick in Computer to reformat to see if it is detected then.
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23 Feb 2011   #20

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still not
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