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Windows 7: Unable to make thumb drive bootable

08 Dec 2010   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Do you have any friends with a portable USB DVD drive or anybody with a 64 bit computer ?
or goto nearest pc shop and get a SATA dvd .. or wait a few days and get one from Newegg/Amazon for like $20

edit: or buy a IDE to USB adapter too

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08 Dec 2010   #12
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Did you try making the bootable flash stick using UltraISO trial version or Win2Flash? Worth trying at least.
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