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Windows 7: Installing versions of Win 7 from USB

23 Sep 2011   #1
LM2008

Windows 10 Home 64b
 
 
Installing versions of Win 7 from USB

I did an iso from my windows 7 dvd and used the Windows7-USB-DVD tool to install it in a usb flash drive. I removed the eicfg so i can choose any version (Ultimate, Home Premium..etc) and then created the usb version. The problem is that when i boot from the usb to install windows 7 it automatically shows Home Premium, no other so i can't pick the one i want. If i boot from the dvd (i created a dvd copy with the file removed too) it presents all versions.


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24 Sep 2011   #2
gregrocker

 

Write the DVD as it exists to stick using Ultra ISO. On File tab open DVD, on Bootable tab Write Disk Image, Format, Write.

Follow the steps in the Perfect Install tutorial below.

How do you plan to activate>?
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24 Sep 2011   #3
J.R.

W7PRO/ULT 32/64
 
 

Use this tutorial instead doing the manual method to create a W7 USB install drive.
USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

Do not use the installation tool from MSFT when you have used the eicfg removal utility to remove the eicfg file. It's ok to use something like ImgBurn to write a univeral Windows 7 DVD, but MSFT's tool does not respect the eicfg removal utility. Do it manually or use something like UltraISO.
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