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Windows 7: Installation stuck in loop

21 Dec 2012   #11

Windows 7

How can I download the os its from a disc and also the bois doesnt allow usb as a boot device

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21 Dec 2012   #12
Microsoft MVP


Where did you get the Win7 DVD?

Unplug all other HD's and peripherals,

Boot into BIOS setup to enable Legacy BIOS if present. Next check BIOS Boot order for an EFI Boot Disk and if present remove it, set DVD drive first to boot, HD second. Then set SATA controller to AHCI. Save changes and Exit.

Then boot into installer DVD or flash stick burned or written using tool and latest ISO for your licensed OS version here.

At first installer screen Press Shift + F10 to open a Command Box, type:

SELECT DISK 0 (after confirming Windows 7 target HD #)
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY SIZE=102400 (for 100gb partition, adjust as desired)

Next click Install Now, then Custom install to Clean Install Windows 7 to the partition you created. If it fails then report back at which step and the verbatim error message.

In addition read over these steps to understand the tools and methods which work best to get and maintain a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. The steps are the same for retail.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Dec 2012   #13

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheCase View Post
How can I download the os its from a disc and also the bois doesnt allow usb as a boot device
In the bios there should be an option in boot sequence to BOOT OTHER DEVICE, make sure this is enabled. Then use the 1 time boot menu key to choose hard drive. The hard drive and the usb drive should be listed. Just choose to boot from the usb drive.
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