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Windows 7: Mbr for installing windows 7

14 Aug 2015   #1
truemax

Windows 7
 
 
Mbr for installing windows 7

Hello guys so on Linux machine I'm trying to install windows 7, but i have few problems, first was, when in installation windows i couldn't choose in which drive to install, because it said something about GPT or GTP (sorry can't remember now) https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=wi...5PDuaN3MEdM%3A found it. So can you help me fixing this error? If i boot now my PC it's says
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ERROR: No boot disk has been detected or the disk has failed
At the moment I'm formatting my USB to NTFS, do i need to change any BIOS settings, i could insert some pictures of BIOS with my phone.

My disk isn't failed, i can install linux no problem, but i want Windows.
I am trying to install Windows downloaded of internet, if you don't want to help me because it's not legal windows i will totally get it, no worries.

Sorry about misleading topic name.


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14 Aug 2015   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
You'll most likely have to mount win-7 from inside Linux.

Otherwise you'd have to I believe format the disk and install windows
Then you can make a new partition and install Linux on it.

Just a note windows can not see Linux is why you're getting the message.
I doubt windows sees the disk as active either.
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14 Aug 2015   #3
truemax

Windows 7
 
 

The problem is I can't mount from INSIDE Linux, because i can't find any software which would recognize my USB as NTFS. If it's formatted as FAT32 i have no problem, but to install Windows I need NTFS.

I mounted my Windows ISO file from my Windows laptop.

And on top of that, don't know how to install Linux now, because i get error
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No boot disk has been detected or disk has failed
and on top of that i can't access the BIOS.

Going to put Linux on USB and see if my PC boots to USB or still to hard drive, which is empty looks like.
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14 Aug 2015   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Well that I know of all you need is the iso inside Linux pretty much like windows if you want to run another iso in a virtual machine
Problem might be the device is in a bootable state ready to be installed on a typical hdd/ sdd.

Format the usb in it's default format which is both
Then just copy and paste the iso file on the device
Open Linux and copy and paste the iso where ever.

I believe Linux uses virtual box ?

Like I said earlier if you want to dual boot windows will have to be installed first
And it really helps if there is no system reserved partition in the way

Then you can make a new partition and install Linux on it.
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15 Aug 2015   #5
truemax

Windows 7
 
 

Hello

So i managed to install Windows Home Premium what i had to do was:
In installation window, delete all partitions and format hard drive.

Now i don't have wifi
In device manager i see
Quote:
Other devices
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Ethernet Controller
PCI Simple Communications Controller
SM Bus Controller
With yellow error sign or something.
I haven't used windows in like 3 years so i don't know how to fix it.
Can you help me do it?
Thank you

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My pc is hp 110-001ea i know it's not the best but works.
If i go to hp website to look for ethernet drivers
HP 110-001ea Desktop PC (ENERGY STAR) Drivers and Downloads | HP® Customer Support
It asks me to choose my operating system but Windows 7 is not listed so i can not download drivers for ethernet and 2 others.

What are my possibilities?

EDIT:
Managed to fix Ethernet controller, now i need to fix PCI and SM Bus
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15 Aug 2015   #6
truemax

Windows 7
 
 

SOLVED

Had to download drivers from intel website

Thank you for your help
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