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Windows 7: Windows 7 on skylake CPU

23 Jun 2016   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit SP1
Windows 7 on skylake CPU

Ive read that Lga1151 usb 2.0 port will not work on windows 7 during installation. So it means it will only work on usb3.0 during installing OS.

Ive also read that you can only install it using dvd drive.

My question is that after installing win7 using dvd drive. Will the usb 2.0 work after?

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23 Jun 2016   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

Most motherboard manufacturers have a workaround for the USB 2.0 issue--such as a BIOS setting or a way to inject the proper drivers into a Windows 7 ISO.

It's not true that you can install only from a DVD. I did not use a DVD when I rebuilt 2 months ago.

Yes, your USB 2.0 ports will work later.
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23 Jun 2016   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit SP1

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16 Aug 2016   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit SP1

hi again.

I did not buy yet a skylake platform because im careful buying it because its more than 10 computer i will buy.

Upon reading this again
Windows 7 Support for Intel Skylake Platform [Solved] - Asus - Windows 7
the TS said that he successfully installed windows 7 on skylake platform using usb patch but after installing all the usb post doesn't work?. im very confuse to this info as im buying more than 10 computer.

Anyone here has really successfully can confirm that after installing windows 7 using usb patch all the USB driver works? including usb 3.0?
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16 Aug 2016   #5

Windows 7 HP 64

I had some issues installing win 7 on my Skylake.
Read my post Create a Windows 7 USB flash installation with new drives for new MB's
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16 Aug 2016   #6

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

You`ve got it backwards, the 2.0 ports work fine, it`s the 3.0 ports that do not work because there are no drivers for them in the windows 7 installer.

You simply use Asus EZ Installer software to create an installer with usb 3.0 drivers integrated, the program does everything for you., That is if all you have are 3.0 ports.

Of course you will have to install usb 3.0 drivers after you`re done installing windows, as was always the case with any windows 7 install.

And of course using the dvd has always been the simplest method.
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