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Windows 7: Bios doesnt support USB boot, how to make a clean install ??

17 Oct 2013   #1
HpBaxxter

Windows 64bit
 
 
Bios doesnt support USB boot, how to make a clean install ??

I have desktop without DVD drive, and the BIOS doesn't support USB Boot, it only supports USB HDD and other but not USB
I want to make a clean install od windows
is there a way ? I tried update my Bios but itsnt free


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17 Oct 2013   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

It would help us to help you if you would complete your system specs.
System Info - See Your System Specs

At least tell us who made your computer and the model number.

Are DVD drives expensive where you are?
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17 Oct 2013   #3
gregrocker

 

Sometimes the Flash stick shows up under USB HDD or HDD"s. Have you made it bootable so that you know for a fact it will boot in another PC? Try another ISO with the tool provided in Steps 1 and 2 of Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

Set the BIOS to boot HD first, then trigger at boot the one-time BIOS Boot Menu key to see what listings are shown with the stick plugged in. Some listings may be expandable by clicking on it or pressing Enter to reveal the stick.

What did you say you tried to do in BIOS? If it's not accessible Clear CMOS - 3 Ways to Clear the CMOS - Reset BIOS then check all menus for USB settings to enable.

Do you have another PC you can move the HD to install upon?
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18 Oct 2013   #4
HpBaxxter

Windows 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
It would help us to help you if you would complete your system specs.
System Info - See Your System Specs

At least tell us who made your computer and the model number.

Are DVD drives expensive where you are?
itsn t expensive, but Im lazy to buy one, I use te laptop all the time
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18 Oct 2013   #5
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

and you are honest too :-)

It won't hurt to try a USB stick like Greg suggested...
...you might even test using WDO:
What is Windows Defender Offline?
That process will format a USB stick and will make it bootable.
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18 Oct 2013   #6
Kaktussoft

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Greg asked you: "Sometimes the Flash stick shows up under USB HDD or HDD"s. Have you made it bootable so that you know for a fact it will boot in another PC?" please answer
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19 Oct 2013   #7
HpBaxxter

Windows 64bit
 
 

I tried USB HDD and it worked, thanks
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