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Windows 7: Making win7 bootable usb on Mac, to install win7 on my pc. (need help)

21 Nov 2014   #1
Wire1

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Making win7 bootable usb on Mac, to install win7 on my pc. (need help)

Right now I'm on MacBook Pro and I'm trying to make a bootable usb to install windows 7 on my other computer.

On this guide I followed only the first step How to Boot A Linux Live USB Stick On Your Mac
Step 1: Check And Format Your Drive

then I followed this
Creating a Windows 7 USB installation disk on a Mac - Super User
To put the windows7 on usb with terminal.

The usb should be all set.

I plug it in the computer, start it, spam f12 to open the boot option and then I get the list to chose from where to boot.
Floppy
LS120
+Hard Disk (inside there are 2 options, one is the usb name)
CDROM
ZIP
USB-FDD
USB-ZIP
USB-CDROM
USB-HDD
Legacy LAN

I'v tried every option and nothing is booting the usb. Even under Hard Disk where it shows the usb name, after I press it, it says booting from CD/DVD.


When I'm in BIOS on top it says (CMOS Setup Utility - Copyright (C) 1984-2008 Award Software)

I don't know what else to try, so I am asking for some help.
I'm not good with computers, so if you are trying to get more information on the situation, tell me where to find it.

Long story short, can't boot from usb and don't know why.


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21 Nov 2014   #2
gregrocker

 

Is the target PC UEFI? If so you want to use a Windows PC to follow Option One of UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows.

Otherwise follow Step 1 of Clean Reinstall Windows 7 which also will show you how to do a perfect install.
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