|13 Apr 2010||#1|
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Cannot boot from DVD or USB
I am trying to do a custom install of Windows 7 Professional (DVD genuine original from Microsoft). At present I have Vista Home Premium installed on Dell XPS M1530 laptop. I have set the BIOS to boot from 1)USB drive 2)CD/DVD Drive 3)HDD. I have tried to boot from the DVD but it will not boot from the DVD, it just skips straight over to the HDD and boots up into Vista.
So I tried copying the files from the DVD to a USB drive. This time it recognised the drive on bootup, but said that there was no boot sector on the drive. Is there something in Vista that is preventing it from recognising the boot sector on the Windos 7 boot disk? Or is there some other way I can get a custom installation to work?
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