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Windows 7: UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with

08 Apr 2013   #90
theog

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Linbury View Post

[I can't use the USB installation route, as despite correctly making the UEFI USB drive twice, (surely the computer wouldn't list it as a UEFI USB if I hadn't made it correctly) I keep on getting the winload.efi corrupt/missing message.]
Regards,
Linbury

Where do you buy your Windows 7 x64 DVD from?


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09 Apr 2013   #91
Linbury

Win 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Errrm, it was "downloaded"...
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09 Apr 2013   #92
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Linbury View Post
Errrm, it was "downloaded"...
Please expand on the term "downloaded"
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09 Apr 2013   #93
Linbury

Win 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

From torrents.
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09 Apr 2013   #94
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Linbury View Post
From torrents.
Genuine or not?
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09 Apr 2013   #95
Linbury

Win 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I don't think so.
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09 Apr 2013   #96
z3r010

 

You will need to go and buy a genuine copy then.
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24 May 2013   #97
mneal

Win7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

A question - is it possible to make a 64 bit UEFI USB stick from within a 32 bit installation? I know there's issues with doing so on a 'normal' (non-UEFI) USB install.
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24 May 2013   #98
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello mneal, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you have a 64-bit Windows 7 ISO file, then yes using OPTION ONE in the tutorial below.

UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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24 May 2013   #99
mneal

Win7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Thanks, Shawn - looking forward to trying it out once all the hardware gets here. Just wanted to make sure there weren't any 'gotchas' to trip me up.
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