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Windows 7: Installation From USB

04 Jul 2012   #11
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

RemoticBoy,

I ask the same question: Where did you get the ISOs?

I could care less about who did what where.

What I want to know is: For the ISO that will not install, where did you get that ISO?


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04 Jul 2012   #12
remoticboy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

From my friend. I used the disk he had used to install it in his pc. Its a Windows 7 Ultimate x86. My pc came with a Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
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04 Jul 2012   #13
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Hi,

It sounds to me that the ISO wasn't properly "ripped" from the DVD, and then transferred to the USB.

Download the correct ISO here, and then burn it to the bootable USB again.

Official Windows 7 SP1 ISO from Digital River « My Digital Life

Regards,
Golden
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04 Jul 2012   #14
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

I concur, in all aspects, with Golden.
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04 Jul 2012   #15
remoticboy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I dont think thats necessary. Because it had been used to install in other pc'. I'll make it clear.

I do not have a DVD drive. What I use is Windows 7 USB/DVD Tool.
I'm currently running Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
What I'm going to install is Windows 7 Ultimate x86.
I need a fresh i.e clean install.

I have a x86 ISO file. But the USB/DVD Tool doesn't recognize it. Says its invalid. Probably some conflict over bootmanager.

What should I do?
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04 Jul 2012   #16
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

And I not only think that is necessary, I know it's necessary.

I wish you good luck.
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04 Jul 2012   #17
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by remoticboy View Post
I have a x86 ISO file. But the USB/DVD Tool doesn't recognize it. Says its invalid. Probably some conflict over bootmanager.

What should I do?
Bootmanager has nothing to do with this - you have a bad ISO and/or USB. Recreate it from the link I posted, and try again.

Regards,
Golden
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04 Jul 2012   #18
remoticboy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

@karlsnooks I didnt mean any offense.
What I'm trying to say is I've used 3 different ISO files, which had worked perfectly fine before.
When I googled it, they said that bootmanager tends to have issues while using the USB/DVD Tool as it uses the bootmanager of the OS going to be installed than using the one currently installed.
What do you think of that?
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04 Jul 2012   #19
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

From where did you download the x86 ISO file?
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04 Jul 2012   #20
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Very good question KOOLKAT.
My question is; why would you want to go from 64 bit to 32 bit?
Please fill in your My System Specs. completely.
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