Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Installation error from USB: No device drivers were found

01 Jan 2013   #1
Isaiah Camille

Windows 7 Pro x64
Installation error from USB: No device drivers were found

I am reinstalling windows 7 on my laptop. Installing windows is not a new thing for me, as i have done this for a number of times on different laptops. But now, I encountered an error that I never have encountered before.

I made a bootable flash drive and copied all the contents of the iso to it (I have used the same iso since the first time i learned installing windows, so iso should not be the problem). Now, I restarted my laptop and booted it from the flash drive. It then showed the window with the button "install now". I clicked it and the error appeared saying:

"No device drivers were found. Make sure that the installation media contains the correct drivers, and then click OK"
"Load Driver
A required CD/DVD drive device is missing. if you have a driver floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive, please insert it now.
Note: If the Windows installation media is in the CD/DVD drive, you can safely remove it for this step."

I believe i have done nothing wrong in my installation process, from making the bootable flash drive to booting from it.

My laptop:
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.120830-0334)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
System Model: K43SA
BIOS: BIOS Date: 09/26/11 14:41:34 Ver: 04.06.03
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.2GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jan 2013   #2


The error almost always means its a bad installer. Use the ISO for your licensed version from Step 1 written to stick using tool in step 2, then closely follow the other steps to get a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 which are same for retail.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Jan 2013   #3
Isaiah Camille

Windows 7 Pro x64

I have used my ISO before and had successful attempts in installing windows 7 before on my laptop and on other laptops.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

02 Jan 2013   #4


Then try writing the ISO to stick again using UltraISO Software To Create Bootable USB Flash Drive
which always works for me. The stick may have become corrupted, needs reformat and rewriting.

Is there a newer BIOS version?

What was wrong with Win7 requiring reinstall?

Where did you get Win7?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Jan 2013   #5
Isaiah Camille

Windows 7 Pro x64

seems i had just not copied it the right way. i emptied my flash drive and copied again the contents of the ISO. it works now.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 May 2014   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

With my laptop Dell Vostro 3560. When I install windows 7 using USB. I go to BIOS and set USB debug to Enable. It's work like a charm !
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Installation error from USB: No device drivers were found

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Installation error from USB: No device drivers were found
I am having problem with installation Windows 7 on my new Lenovo G50-80. I downloaded legit ISO and created bootable USB. The error I am getting is this: Installation error from USB: No device drivers were found Tried different methods from Rufus, Microsoft USB tool, Ultra ISO etc. Different...
Installation & Setup
Windows 7 64bit Installation Issue. No Device Drivers Were Found
Hi guys, I'm trying to install Windows 7 64bit from a USB2.0 8GB stick, I go into the Asrock bios and goto the boot menu and change the boot to the USB stick, i then click save and exit. The pc restarts and i get into the "Windows is loading files" then it comes to the "Select Name,Country" I click...
Installation & Setup
Windows 7 installation error: 'No device drivers were found.'
Hello! I am currently trying to install windows 7 onto my laptop. I had recently used a program called DBAN to completely wipe my computer, and that involved windows 7. I'm using a USB flashdrive with the windows 7 .ISO file on it. I had successfully started the installation process when I booted...
Installation & Setup
Installation From USB Fails - No Device Drivers Found.
So, as @karlsnooks and @golden had said, I downloaded an ISO file from Official Windows 7 SP1 ISO from Digital River My Digital Life. And using a Windows 7 USB/DVD Tool, I burned it into a USB stick. Now, when I boot from it, I get to the Window home screen, and when I proceed, I get this...
Installation & Setup
No Device Drivers were found Windows 7 installation
Hello all, I recently built a desktop so that I could play SWTOR, all the parts were salvaged from other computers, but they are all working and compatible, to the best of my knowledge, except for the hard drive, which was broken, so I went out and bought a Western Digital 1 TB hard drive and a new...
Installation & Setup

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:43.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App