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Windows 7: Windows 7 too big for mem stick, what to remove to to slim down?

28 May 2011   #11
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

In the OP they said the PATA/IDE on the mobo got broke.

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28 May 2011   #12

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

Here is snip for showing the size of the win7 Ultimate x64 w/ SP1 from my TechNet download.

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28 May 2011   #13


Easiest method I've found to write installer to flash stick is this utility, with Win7 in dropdown menu: Universal USB Installer – Easy as 1 2 3 | USB Pen Drive Linux
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28 May 2011   #14

Ubuntu 12.10

Actually using this tutorial is the easiest way:

Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

You can make the Windows 7 disk you have into an .iso with ImgBurn
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