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Windows 7: Windows 7 Professional Installation Hangs...

01 Oct 2009   #11

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Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dreadstar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dave76 View Post
Just a suggestion for any one who might have a problem burning the ISO to a DVD. If you suspect your installation DVD might be corrupt try this.

If you have a minimum 4GB USB memory stick, put Win7 on it, it will load faster and no burn errors.

The Seven Forums tutorial explains how to do it.

How to Create a Windows 7 Installation USB Key

This is easy and fast to put on a memory stick, less time then burning to a DVD. It will also install Win7 faster.
I didn't know this could've been done, would this work with an external hard drive? I'm going to toss this Forums Link to my Teacher Dave. We're running Win7 at school, and we all want to learn more.

Thanks for the replies and help guys! I learned somethings while doing this!
Yes it can.
See these Seven Forums tutorials:

Install Windows 7 Without Using Any External Device

For a little more advanced users:
Install Windows 7 FAST without a DVD or USB device

This should be an interesting topic at class tomorrow!

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