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12 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 interprise 64-bit
 
 
problem installing windows 7

Dear all,

I have a problem that I wanna install windows7 in laptop but I found problem that driver missing (cd/dvd) like that.

BTW i am using external DVD because the laptop does not have it.

can anyone give me the solution please ??????

thanks


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12 Jan 2013   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Mohd, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Did Windows 7 come preinstalled on your laptop?

If so, what brand and model number is it? We may be able to help you with how to do a factory restore of Windows 7.

If this a Windows 7 you installed yourself, then you could also create a bootable Windows 7 installation USB flash drive to use instead.

USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn
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12 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 interprise 64-bit
 
 

the model lenovo thinkpad X1
i am trying to install by myself
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12 Jan 2013   #4

Windows 7 interprise 64-bit
 
 

even from usb i found same problem
this msg:

"" A required CD/DVD drive device driver missing . If you have a driver floppy disk , CD , DVD or flash please insert it now.
Note: If the Windows installation media isi n the CD/DVD drive you can safely remove it for this step.""


So the question which CD/DVD driver and the laptop does not have it ???????????????
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12 Jan 2013   #5
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Be sure that the external DVD drive is disconnected when you try to boot from the USB flash drive to see how it works.
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12 Jan 2013   #6

Windows 7 interprise 64-bit
 
 

i disconnected the external DVD

but same problem
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12 Jan 2013   #7
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

If Windows 7 came preinstalled on your Lenovo Thinkpad X1, then you could use the link below at Lenovo for how to do a factory recovery of Windows 7.

How do I recover my system using ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery
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12 Jan 2013   #8

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

Where did the install disc come from ? What files did you put on the usb drive and where did they come from ?

Hey Shawn
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12 Jan 2013   #9

Windows 7 interprise 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
If Windows 7 came preinstalled on your Lenovo Thinkpad X1, then you could use the link below at Lenovo for how to do a factory recovery of Windows 7.

How do I recover my system using ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery

this laptop was installed windows7 interprise
so when I formatted i found this problem
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13 Jan 2013   #10

Windows 7 interprise 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Where did the install disc come from ? What files did you put on the usb drive and where did they come from ?

Hey Shawn
that disk I got it from my colleague and we used it in many laptop without got that problem
that problem only for this model because there is no internal cd/dvd

i copy all files from cd and paste it in USB in root and usb I make it bootable
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