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Windows 7: Is it possible to install Windows 7 on a Windows 8 computer?

23 May 2013   #101
gregrocker

 

Did you watch it write to the flash stick? It takes awhile. If so I don't know why the folders wouldn't show up. Look again.


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23 May 2013   #102
kroeger111

Win8x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by StrykerChaos View Post
Ok Ill be back in 30
Good luck mate
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23 May 2013   #103
kroeger111

Win8x64
 
 

Any luck ??
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23 May 2013   #104
StrykerChaos

windows 8 x64
 
 

The computer wont boot from the flash drice it doesn't even show up as a bootable drive.
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23 May 2013   #105
StrykerChaos

windows 8 x64
 
 

The flash drive shows up in my computer but is 5.3 GB smaller then it should be.
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23 May 2013   #106
kroeger111

Win8x64
 
 

its that uefii thing.try this: in bios disable secure boot(already would be disabled) then enable legacy boot(I hope you dont want UEFI) in legacy change the boot order to cd/dvd.exit saving changes.see if it boots from disc.if you get in and reach the format disc options delete all partitions and create new ones using either GPT or MBR. and install the os on the correct drive.
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23 May 2013   #107
StrykerChaos

windows 8 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Did you watch it write to the flash stick? It takes awhile. If so I don't know why the folders wouldn't show up. Look again.
I did watch it write the process took about 6 minutes.
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23 May 2013   #108
StrykerChaos

windows 8 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kroeger111 View Post
its that uefii thing.try this: in bios disable secure boot(already would be disabled) then enable legacy boot(I hope you dont want UEFI) in legacy change the boot order to cd/dvd.exit saving changes.see if it boots from disc.if you get in and reach the format disc options delete all partitions and create new ones using either GPT or MBR. and install the os on the correct drive.
Secure boot is still disabled but the usb doesn't show up in the bios and I dont want to do a clean install ill lose windows 8
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23 May 2013   #109
gregrocker

 

I've never seen UltraISO not work. I'd try Format and Write again.

Confirm the size of ISO against download.

Then I'd try another flash stick, followed by a DVD drive.

Can you confirm for us exactly what the Secure Boot and CSM/Legacy BIOS settings are in BIOS? Pictures would be helpful.
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23 May 2013   #110
StrykerChaos

windows 8 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
I'd use what's shown in the tutorial:

In this image you dont have the option to tick create boot partition. Should I leave this un-ticked then?


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