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Windows 7: Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

17 Jan 2011   #11
acurasd

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I know for a fact that this procedure works because I did my flash drive like this... If you are having the same problem of the windows installation failure at 80% than it will be your Windows 7 Setup Files and suggest that you find another set of files that are workable.


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17 Jan 2011   #12
MrCommodore

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

So I extracted the boot folder and did all this.

Now I need to extract everything to the flash drive then boot?
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17 Jan 2011   #13
acurasd

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yes, everything in the Windows 7 goes right onto the Root Directory of the Flash Drive.. do not make a separate directory on the flash drive for the files, just right on top of the root because that way the boot sector will see the correct files.... it is very anal with this kinds of things.
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17 Jan 2011   #14
MrCommodore

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Still did not work. Gives same error at expanding windows files.
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17 Jan 2011   #15
acurasd

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Then you need to find another set of setup files. Those are corrupted. You don't have to redo everything again with the flash drive.

You just need to delete all the files off the flash and replace them with working files.
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17 Jan 2011   #16
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Take a look at this tutorial:
USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create
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17 Jan 2011   #17
gregrocker

 

Where did you get Win7? The iSO is normally 2.34gb untouched. Check the HASH against Official HASH.

This is the first I've ever heard of UltraISO failing. At which step did it fail:

1) On File tab Open ISO

2) On Bootable Tab, write Disk Image

3) Format first, then Write.

You can also try Win2Flash: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srOoGhm-jcI
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17 Jan 2011   #18
Joshatdot

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Where did you get Win7? The iSO is normally 2.34gb untouched. Check the HASH against Official HASH.
To elaborate on this, MSDN Technet ISOs:

W7 x64 Ultra ISO = 3.00GB (3,149,108 kb)
SHA-1 = 326327cc2ff9f05379f5058c41be6bc5e004baa7

W7 x86 Ultra ISO = 2.32GB (2,443,256 kb)
SHA-1 = 5395dc4b38f7bdb1e005ff414deedfdb16dbf610

mod: not sure if posting the SHA hash is OK here, edit my post if necessary.
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22 Jan 2011   #19
MrCommodore

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yeah my hash is the same as what Josh posted.

Tried burning to disks and it is giving me the same error.

Thinking it may be my hard drive?
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22 Jan 2011   #20
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello MrCommodore, welcome to Seven Forums!



Have a look at this link below to find the utility to check the Hard Disk Drive and be sure to post back with the results.


Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities
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