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Windows 7: Can't load usb as bootable

17 Mar 2014   #1

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Can't load usb as bootable

Trying to reinstall windows off my usb ive set up my usb useing rufus to make it bootable with the files but when i go to put up my desktop it cant detect the sb and tries to start like normal. it will detect it as normal if booted up thought of transfering the files and burning a dvd to do it but that brings up can a trjoan jump on board that since thats why im having to redo windows since my net is unable to work on my desktop what would be the best course of action?

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17 Mar 2014   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Is your motherboard USB boot able?
Post specs and i will gladly have a look for you.
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17 Mar 2014   #3
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Are you trying to install to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with - Windows 7 Forums and used Rufus as specified in Option One to create a UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows. If so did you boot the flash stick specifically as a UEFI device?

If no UEFI, use Windows 7 USB-DVD Download Tool which tutorial also provides the latest official ISO file for your licensed version.

I would also change from AVG which is bloatware now, to Microsoft Security Essentials to avoid problems caused by AVG which we've seen here all along and the reason no one here recommends it since XP. To uninstall it fully, you must use the AVG uninstaller | Download tools and utilities since like an infection it is so bloated it requires a special removal tool.
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