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Windows 7: Windows 7 Professional Install - no device drivers were found

14 Dec 2015   #1
Madnesslink5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 
Windows 7 Professional Install - no device drivers were found

So I have an old laptop running Win7 professional x64 SP1. I downloaded X17-59186.iso and made sure the MD5 and SHA-1 checksums matched which they do.

Properly formatted my USB drive etc. When I boot from USB and choose `install now` however I get the load driver window error:



Also if I try and choose "repair your computer" (at the previous step, rather than trying to install windows) I get an error message saying "This version of system recovery options is not compatible with the version of windows you are trying to repair. Try using a recovery disc that is compatible with this version of windows."

This makes it sound like I have the wrong ISO even though in system information it is definitely running win7 Pro x64.

What is most confusing is that if I use this same bootable USB on my other laptop (running win7 home x64) it works fine, neither of these errors occur.

Also I read something about trying USB2.0/3.0 ports, neither will work.

Any help is very much appreciated, thanks!


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14 Dec 2015   #2
SIW2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

What is the make and model of the laptop ?

You might need drivers, ( though that message often indicates setup.exe can't find install.wim )
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14 Dec 2015   #3
Madnesslink5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
What is the make and model of the laptop ?

You might need drivers, ( though that message often indicates setup.exe can't find install.wim )
It is a HP 250. When that error occurs there is the option for me to browse for drivers in (C:\) or Boot/(X:\) though I have no clue what I would be looking for.
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14 Dec 2015   #4
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

If you upload winre.wim from your hard drive, I will probably be able to extract the drivers for you.

extract this and run as admin on the cmd file to get winre.wim on your desktop.
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14 Dec 2015   #5
Madnesslink5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Damn took me like 30 minutes to grab that file due to the laptop being so ridiculously slow (hence the attempted re-install...). Anyway hope this can help.

Edit: It's 160Mb, should it be that large? Uploading it to megafile right now.
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14 Dec 2015   #6
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Yes, that is about the right size.
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14 Dec 2015   #7
Madnesslink5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

40kb/s upload speed... Expect a reply sometime around an hours time lol. Thanks for this help though.
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14 Dec 2015   #8
Madnesslink5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Here is the download link.. thanks again.

WinRE File
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14 Dec 2015   #9
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

No third party drivers in your winre.wim.

On your usb stick , there is a folder called sources. Inside that is boot.wim and a much larger install.wim.

Setup.exe doesn't seem able to find sources\install.wim. Or perhaps install.wim isn't being recognised.

I will upload a special boot.wim which you can d/l and copy into the sources folder of your usb stick, overwriting the standard boot.wim.

When you boot from the usb stick, a desktop will appear after a minute or so.

Use winntsetup to browse for sources\install.wim and install the correct edition ( professional).

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15 Dec 2015   #10
Madnesslink5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

When I go to browse for the install.wim I cannot see the USB drive anywhere in Computer.

I have Local Disk ( C: ), Boot ( X: ), Local Disk ( Z: ) - and only CD Drive ( D: ) in removable storage devices.

Edit: I checked in Boot(X: )\sources but there was no install.wim to be found there. Though sources\install.wim definitely exists on the USB.
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