|30 Aug 2011||#200|
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Hi Brink - many thanks for responding so quickly. Yes, it was an ISO ripped from my Windows 7 disc using ImgBurn, then transferred to USB as per Method One.
I've looked at all the warnings, and can't see why it should be an issue based on any of those. The only thing I haven't done is set my BIOS to recognize "Legacy USB" - I just move it up in the boot priority and it boots fine (I've installed Linux no problems on the same machine in the past via USB).
My next course of actions is:
1) try ripping the ISO with a different program, i.e. ISODisk
2) try to find a friend with a 64 bit machine, and try Method One on that
3) try Method Two on a 64 bit machine, if all else fails
4) mental breakdown
I'll post back here with my findings...
Files copied successfully. However, we were unable to run bootsect to make the USB device bootable. If you need assistance with the bootsect, please click the "Online Help" link.does anyone have a solution?
you need a copy of 32 bit bootsect.exe
Run it manually from the command line.
If you have Easybcd installed - it's in the Easybcd bin folder.
You can run it from the Easybcd command console.
bootsect /nt60 /mbr usbdriveletter:
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|01 Nov 2011||#201|
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Unable to create a Boot DIsk on my USB
Ok, I am having a series of problems with my pc right now and I am unable to use my USB thumb drive as a boot disk to install Win 7 on my system. To begin with, My DVD- rom drive isn't burning DVDs anymore (needs to be replaced for sure!).
I followed the steps prescribed here with both the options.
Option 1- Use a Program to Create Bootable Windows 7 Installation USB Flash Drive
I, as suggested in the tutorial, downloaded Windows 7 USB/DVD download tool. Ran the program and selected "USB Devices". But soon after that I got the below error message
I also tried running the DVD option, the writer showed the status upto 99% after which it threw me an error message. (expected as I know there are issues with my DVD rom drive)
Then, I followed the 2nd Option
Option 2-Manually Create Bootable Windows 7 Installation USB Flash Drive
The 2nd Option was a bigger failure. As mentioned in the tutorial, I ran the command prompt.
Typed List disk. Enter
Selected my USB Disk by hitting Select DISK 1. Enter
Typed the command "Clean" and got the following error message:
DiskPart has encountered an error: The remote procedure call failed. See the System Event Log for more information.
On further probing I found the following while pulling out the details of the disk.
I am becoming increasingly frustrated because I am unable to use a Bootable disk nor a bootable USB drive for my insanely virus infected PC. Can anyone please help?
I am running a Windows 7 ultimate on my HP dv6900 laptop. The specs are as follows:
Ram size: 3gb RAM
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T5750@ 2ghz.
Disk Space- 320 gb.
USB cable used- 8gb ram
Win 7 ISO file size- 3.8gb
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