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Windows 7: GPT Hard drive issues with installing Windows 7 Ultimate..

04 Jan 2013   #91
gregrocker

 

It's different with all mobos but normally by turning off Secure Boot and enabling Legacy BIOS the choices for EFI in BIOS Boot Priority list disappear. If not look for another HDD choice in that list or the storage options.

If this remains a sticking point then you'll need to query your mobo manufacturer about this, perhaps in their forum. The manual is also on their Support Downloads webpage. Google may yield more about it including specifics for your problem. It may also only yield this thread which means we are pioneering the issue.


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04 Jan 2013   #92
DrWolfenstein

Winows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
It's different with all mobos but normally by turning off Secure Boot and enabling Legacy BIOS the choices for EFI in BIOS Boot Priority list disappear. If not look for another HDD choice in that list or the storage options.

If this remains a sticking point then you'll need to query your mobo manufacturer about this, perhaps in their forum. The manual is also on their Support Downloads webpage. Google may yield more about it including specifics for your problem. It may also only yield this thread which means we are pioneering the issue.
i could never find anything about booting into legacy, referrer to post 54 picture no.3 thats the only thing i could see was legacy usb
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04 Jan 2013   #93
theog

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Well it seems my ultimate disk is done, so i've borrowed my brother home premium win 7 64 disk, which does now show up in the boot menu when the disc is in.

Ive created a UEFI USB from it but i cannot get that to show up in the BOOTMENU, Any ideas chaps please? thanks
UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows
I followed that stepbystep to the exect detail. It does not show up in the boot menu as i have said
Did you do step 11.
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04 Jan 2013   #94
DrWolfenstein

Winows 8
 
 

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I followed that stepbystep to the exect detail. It does not show up in the boot menu as i have said
Did you do step 11.
Yes i did
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04 Jan 2013   #95
DrWolfenstein

Winows 8
 
 

could i just plug in the USB and boot from desktop explorer and so on???
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04 Jan 2013   #96
DrWolfenstein

Winows 8
 
 

Ok so i redone the USB and i had messed up with copying the one file. redone it works and shows up in the boot menu.
when i choose to boot from USB i got this message?


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04 Jan 2013   #97
DrWolfenstein

Winows 8
 
 

I'm sure ive seen a post about this somewhere else on the forum but for the lift of me i cannot seem to find it !!!
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04 Jan 2013   #98
gregrocker

 

Googling the error text, file name and number I found quite a bit to sort through as will you. This seems to be the most promising place to start: Installing Windows 7 in native EFI mode from USB - bit-tech.net Forums

windows failed to start. a recent hardware or software change might file: \efi\microsoft\boot\bcd 0xc000000d - Google Search
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05 Jan 2013   #99
DrWolfenstein

Winows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Googling the error text, file name and number I found quite a bit to sort through as will you. This seems to be the most promising place to start: Installing Windows 7 in native EFI mode from USB - bit-tech.net Forums

windows failed to start. a recent hardware or software change might file: \efi\microsoft\boot\bcd 0xc000000d - Google Search
haha thats just greeeeek to me!
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05 Jan 2013   #100
DrWolfenstein

Winows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DrWolfenstein View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Googling the error text, file name and number I found quite a bit to sort through as will you. This seems to be the most promising place to start: Installing Windows 7 in native EFI mode from USB - bit-tech.net Forums

windows failed to start. a recent hardware or software change might file: \efi\microsoft\boot\bcd 0xc000000d - Google Search
haha thats just greeeeek to me!
i've gone through that link a few times now and from what i can make out, there is no answer on that page for the bother im having.
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