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

14 Jan 2013   #141
DrWolfenstein

Winows 8
 
 

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1) Bad disc burn, remake disc.

2) uEFI/BIOS firmware not set to boot uEFI CD/DVD's.
Redone the disc worked and it did boot yes
As the System Repair Disc is booting in uEFI mode,
Your Windows 7 x64 DVD has no uEFI support.
thats the error i had when trying to install from the disc




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14 Jan 2013   #142
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post

1) Bad disc burn, remake disc.

2) uEFI/BIOS firmware not set to boot uEFI CD/DVD's.
Redone the disc worked and it did boot yes
As the System Repair Disc is booting in uEFI mode,
Your Windows 7 x64 DVD has no uEFI support.

A genuine MS Windows 7 x64 DVD has uEFI support.
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14 Jan 2013   #143
DrWolfenstein

Winows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DrWolfenstein View Post

Redone the disc worked and it did boot yes
As the System Repair Disc is booting in uEFI mode,
Your Windows 7 x64 DVD has no uEFI support.

A genuine MS Windows 7 x64 DVD has uEFI support.
Yeah and this disc is genuine as you've seen i have posted a picture of the box an so on...
Right i've just retried doing the install with the windows disc and i'm at the first installer, so i'm going to go through the clean install section and report back. fingers crossed!
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14 Jan 2013   #144
gregrocker

 

Is this in UEFI or bypassing UEFI?

Let us know how it goes, hopefully with a Disk Mgmt screenshot to celebrate!
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